Actress Elisabeth Brooks, seen on TV shows such as "The Rockford Files" and "Hart to Hart" but perhaps best-remembered as the villainess in "The Howling," died of cancer Sept. 7. She was 46.

Brooks was diagnosed with brain tumors in 1995, forcing her to back out of the movie "Dinosaur Valley Girls."She portrayed Marsha in the 1981 cult classic "The Howling." TV credits included appearances on "Starsky and Hutch," "The Six Million Dollar Man" and "Days of Our Lives" and starring in the TV movie "The Forgotten One."