She has been portrayed since the show’s inception in 1987 by Emmy-winning actress Susan Flannery.
Stephanie’s lung cancer diagnosis played a central role in the series, and the character died of the disease on November 26, 2012.
Did Stephanie Forrester die in real life?
Flannery became best known worldwide for portraying Stephanie Douglas Forrester on the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (1987–2012). In her final storyline, Stephanie Forrester lost her battle with lung cancer and died.
What happened to the original actor that played Ridge Forrester?
Actor Ronn Moss played Ridge from 1987 up until 2012, when he decided to leave the show. Ronn Moss was replaced by Thorsten Kaye, but that’s hardly the same, is it?
Who died on bold and beautiful in real life?
Is Stephanie Forrester coming back to bold and beautiful?
Steffy Forrester has been working in Paris because of her portrayer, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, being on maternity leave. “The Bold and the Beautiful” actress is slated to return to the show on May 23, and her character will see that a lot has happened in L.A. while she was gone.