Suzanne Whang, the woman age 56 whose voice and face started “House Hunters” episodes for almost a decade, has died following a long battle with cancer.

Jeff Vezain, Suzanne’s partner said he was by her side during she passed Tuesday evening, at their Los Angeles house.

Suzanne had been diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago but, in a Facebook post, Jeff said she always faced it by ‘courage, humour, determination and optimism’.

Suzanne became an HGTV fan favourite during her 9 years hosting episodes of the immensely successful ‘House Hunters”‘ series.

She was also a star with supporting roles on countless TV movies and TV series including, General Hospital, Criminal Minds, and NYPD Blue.

Suzanne most prominently played manicurist Polly Nguyen on 4 seasons of ‘Las Vegas’.

She had an undergraduate psychology degree from Yale University and a masters from Brown University and was a distributed author, but Suzanne poured her energy and spirit within a vast array of fields.