Roseanna Christiansenwho played Teresa, the Southfork ranch maid, in the final nine seasons of the original dallas on CBS, died July 14. She was 71 and died at Antelope Valley Medical Center in Lancaster, California. No cause of death was given.
Christiansen joined dallas in 1982 for its sixth season, remaining until the 14th and final season in 1991. She appeared in 112 episodes.
Before his long stint on dallasshe appeared on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons for three episodes. She again portrayed a maid during the show’s 1981 season. She replaced Florence (Marla Gibbs), who left the series for the spin-off Registration. Gibbs returned to the series when this adventure only lasted four episodes.