Former Miss Malaysia/ World 1991 Samantha Schubert died yesterday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She passed away at the Prince Court Medical centre. Schubert, 47 leaves behind 3 children. Her son Thomas from ther marriage to Oliver Knotts, and 2 adopted children Jodie and Harry.
She was known for her acting roles in The Red Kebaya, (2006), Amok(1997) and Red Scorpian 2 (1994). She was also a model and producer.
Local celeberty Tiara Jacquelina tweeted from Hobart in Tasmania, Australia: “Just heard the tragic news of the passing of a dear friend, actress Samantha Schubert, just minutes ago. Samantha was one of the members of the Kit Kat Klub show and could dance to Paula Abdul’s Straight Up like nobody else could. Rest with the angels, laugh and dance once again dear Sam. May your strength live on in the beautiful children you raised. Love you much. #RiPsamanthaschubert”
Social activist Marina Mahathir posted on Facebook: “Rest in peace, Samantha Schubert … too, too young to go.”