updated 03/23/2011 AT 10:00 AM ET
•originally published 03/23/2011 AT 10:15 AM ET
“My mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor, and love,” Wilding, 58, said in a statement Wednesday. “Though her loss is devastating to those of us who held her so close and so dear, we will always be inspired by her enduring contribution to our world.”
Her epic screen work was only part of the story, Wilding said.