Celebrity Veteran Actress Barbara Allyne Bennet Dies at 76 The star appeared on shows such as The Office and NYPD Blue By Naja Rayne Published on January 13, 2016 09:05 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: IMDB Veteran actress Barbara Allyne Bennet has died, her rep confirms to PEOPLE. She was 76. The actress died Saturday at City of Hope hospital in Duarte, California. Bennet spent her career in film and television, appearing in the 1988 movie Mac and Me and moving on to have roles on The West Wing, The Office and NYPD Blue. The industry veteran also did voice work in commercials for brands such as Hyundai, Ford and Tide. The actress also worked as a production assistant, production coordinator and a casting coordinator. In addition to her acting, the Cleveland, Ohio native was actively involved in the Television Academy as a member throughout her career. Plans for a memorial service will be announced in the near future.