Actress Pamela Gidley – known for her role as Teresa Banks, the murder victim of the "Twin Peaks" prequel, "Fire Walk With Me" – died earlier this month.
The 52-year-old died "Peaceful" at her home in New Hampshire on April 16, according to family members.
Her death was announced on Sunday in an obituary. The cause was not immediately clear.
Gidley, a former children's model, put her on the big screen in 1986 – alongside actor Josh Brolin and future Twin Peaks co-star Sherilyn Fenn on the skateboard strip "Thrashin."
She was named the "Most Beautiful Girl in the World" by the Wilhelmina Model Agency the year before.
"Amazing and innocent memories of her," wrote Brolin on Instagram. "A Spitfire and a really fun person she was. "
Gidley, born in Massachusetts, studied at the famed Stella Eagle Studio in New York, before moving to Los Angeles where she spent most of her life 1
"He offered me that role and … there was a conflict of interest," Gidley said during an interview in 2016 reminding her that she was filming another movie at the time.
David wanted to see me like that r for the character that he guaranteed the other movie that he would pay all flights and all insurance [should anything happen to her while traveling]. "
Gidley added," I literally went from the Bahamas to Seattle, from Seattle to the Bahamas, almost every 10 days … That was like to me like, "Wow, do you want me so bad?" «Holy Christ. I can not imagine anyone wanted me so much. "