1steppAn actress who appeared in top US TV shows and films took her own life during a modelling trip to Peru. Lisa Lynn Masters, 52, (shown left above) who was battling depression, was found dead inside her hotel room closet after hanging herself, an official said.

The star, from Brooklyn, New York, had roles in Gossip Girl , Ugly Betty , Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Stepford Wives and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Her husband William Brooks was in shock after her death, according to a friend.

Authorities in the South American country’s capital Lima, said they found two letters which revealed her mental health issues at the Nuevo Mundo Hotel.

Tragic Lisa played a relationship therapist in hit Netflix show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Her agent Christopher D Silveri confirmed her death and said: “As to her husband and family’s wishes, we hope that the industry can mourn her death without details.”