Lyn Burke, widow of TV and film actor Paul Burke, passed away peacefully at her home in Palm Springs on September 10, 2013. She was 72. Born in Argentina and educated in England, she started her career as a model in London and was photographed by some of fashion's top photographers including Harry Langdon. Known professionally as Lyn Peters, she came to Hollywood in the 1960s to pursue an acting career, bringing along her young son from a previous marriage, Karl Steiner. There she met "the love of her life," husband Paul. Lyn appeared in many TV series including "Batman," "Get Smart," and "Hogan's Heroes." Lyn was a graduate of the prestigious culinary academy, Le Cordon Bleu, and after retiring from the entertainment industry in the 1980's she founded Custom Catering. Considered the "caterer to the stars," her clientele included Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and the Annenbergs. A loyal friend and lover of animals, Lyn possessed a joie de vivre that inspired all who knew her. She is dearly loved and will be missed by her family, friends and beloved dog, Babe, whom she rescued. She is survived by her three stepchildren, Paula Burke Lopez, Paul Brian Burke, and Dina Burke Shawkat, as well as six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Her son, Karl, died in 1989. Her husband, Paul Burke, passed away in 2009. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 26th at 11:00 am at The Church of St. Paul in the Desert located at 125 West El Alameda in Palm Springs.
Born: 1941, Argentina
Died: 9/10/2013, Palm Springs, California, U.S.A.
Lyn Peters westerns – actress:
Laredo (TV) – 1967 (Nellie)
Daniel Boone (TV) – 1967 (Julia Cartwright)