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Amanda Davies cause of death: Daughter of ‘One Life to Live’ Star Erika Slezak dies at 42

One Life to Live star Amanda Davies has died. She was 42.

Amanda Davies played the teenage version of her real-life mother Erika Slezak‘s character, Victoria ‘Viki’ Lord, on the popular ABC soap opera.

The Daytime Emmy-winning actress, 77, confirmed her daughter’s passing on Monday, via her website, sharing the star passed ‘very suddenly.

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Erika Slezak and Amanda Elizabeth Davies. Photo: Heidi Gutman/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty

Amanda Davies cause of death

A rep for Slezak confirmed Davies’ death to on Jan. 29. No additional information or cause of death was given at this time.

“It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of Erika’s daughter Amanda Elizabeth Davies who died very suddenly.

The family is heartbroken and would appreciate privacy at this time,” a message on Slezak’s official website read.

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Amanda Davies and mother Erika Slezak. Credit .. Ron Galella/ Ron Galella Collection via Getty

Following news of Amanda Davies death, many Slezak fans expressed their condolences on X.

“This just broke my heart. My thoughts are with dear Erika at this time. I know how much she loved her children,” producer Michael Fairman tweeted.

“Praying for Erika Slezak and her family during this time. Im so sad to hear about this news,” user @LukeLauraGH added.

Another user, @SouthernGh, shared a photo of the mother-daughter duo and wrote, “Former #OLTL actress and QUEEN Erika Slezak has suffered the loss of her daughter, Amanda Davies. My heart goes out to Erika and her entire family. Erika is arguably the best actress in the history of daytime drama. We all feel this grief and pray for all those impacted.”

One fan wrote that they were praying for the family amid this terrible loss.

“Sending my condolences to Erika Slezak and her family on the loss of her daughter. Praying for them that they have the space and support they need at this time,” @lcsoaptweets tweeted.

@Ruth1_8 wrote that they were “praying so hard” for Slezak after the death of her daughter.

“Erika Slezak brought us all so much joy day in and day out for decades. To think of her living in the worst pain possible is devastating,” the user tweeted. “Losing your child has to be the worst nightmare & pain imaginable. My heart breaks for her. Praying so hard.”

Amanda Davies is survived by her mother, actor father Brian Davies, 85, and brother Michael, 43.

Slezak welcomed Amanda Davies with Brian in 1981. He is known for roles in American Gigolo, Convoy, and The Age of Innocence.

Slezak played Viki on One Life To Live from 1971 until the television finale in 2012.

She won six Daytime Emmy Awards during her time on the show – the most of any daytime drama actress.

Later on her daughter Amanda played the character in a number of flashbacks in 2002 and in 2013, when the show was revived as a web series.

Slezak is the daughter of Walter Slezak, who is a Tony-winning actor, famous for starring in Alfred Hitchcock’s Lifeboat.

This is the second death to affect the One Life To Live cast in less than two months.

Actor Kamar de los Reyes, who played cop Antonio Vega, died on Christmas Eve at the age of 56, following a battle with cancer.

It remains unclear what type of cancer Kamar had been battling or even when it was diagnosed as it seems like those details were kept very close to the vest.

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