American actress who was known for playing the role of Melinda Fall in the NBC soap opera Sunset Beach.
She started her acting career playing guest roles in television series including Diagnosis Murder in 1994.
She also played another soap opera role in Days of Our Lives.
She grew up with her family in Los Angeles and passed away in 2013 after checking in at UCLA to have surgery for a brain aneurysm.
Like her, Sydney Penny also had a role on the soap opera Sunset Beach.