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Claudia Roberts

Claudia Roberts, daughter of the late Dean Martin, died Fridayin Reno following a two year battle with breast cancer. She was 56.

Roberts, eldest daughter of the singer-actor and his first wife, Betty MacDonald, was born in Philadelphia but spent her childhood in Southern California and attended Beverly Hills High.

She had small parts on numerous TV shows during the 1960s including “The Donna Reed Show” and “My Three Sons” and appeared in several features including “Ski Fever” and “For Those Who Think Young.”

Roberts, who owned and operated a printing business with her husband, Jim, had lived in Reno since 1978.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, two brothers, three sisters and a granddaughter.

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