Published Apr 25, 2018Pamela Gidley, the actor best known for playing Teresa Banks in the 1992 David Lynch film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, has passed away. She was 52 years old.
Born in Massachusetts, Gidley started as a model before moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting. She first starred as Chrissy in the cult classic skateboarding movie Thrashin' alongside Josh Brolin.
Other roles for Gidley included Cherry 2000, Dudes, Highway to Hell and MacGyver. She also played Jonathan Lipnicki's mother in the film The Little Vampire.
Lipnicki shared a tribute to Gidley on Twitter:
Just found out that Pamela Gidley who played my mom in The Little Vampire, passed away. She was lovely and I'm gutted. Love to her family.— Jonathan Lipnicki (@JLIPNICKI) April 24, 2018