Saskia Post dead at 59 – Dogs in Space actress who starred alongside Michael Hutchence dies of cardiac arrest – The Sun

DOGS in Space actress Saskia Post has died from cardiac arrest.

The 59-year-old died at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia where she was being treated for a congenial heart issue.

She sadly passed away following complications from her heart condition.

The Aussie actress was best known for her lead role as Anna in the 80s drama Lost in Space, alongside Michael Hutchence.

Director Richard Lowenstein said Saskia "personified" the film and was "luminous" in her role.

She went on to star in 1985 film Bliss and  1991's Proof before landing theatre roles in Sydney and Melbourne.

She was born Saskia Steenkamer in California before moving to Australia in her teens.

Before her death the former actress was working at a primary school in Victoria.

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