Andrea Urban studied acting, music & dance and earned a BFA in Liberal Arts at Drake University. She was a single mom to two children. Urban was a commercial actor. She also appeared in movies and is known for The Cleaning Lady (2005) and Mama Medea (1996). She advocated for medical marijuana use to treat cancer pain, and was herself a leukemia survivor.
Urban was known for the many different roles she played, but they all boiled down to a passion to make a difference. “She was a devoted mother, a sister, a daughter, and a friend to many. She was a free spirit, an actress, an advocate, and a fighter.”