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Sun Oct 18, 2020, 07:46 AM

Rhonda Fleming, film star of '40s and '50s, dies at 97

Source: Omaha World Herald-AP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was 97.

Fleming died Wednesday in Santa Monica, California, assistant Carla Sapon told The Associated Press.

From her first film in color, “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court ” (1949) with Bing Crosby, Fleming became immensely popular with producers because of her vivid hues. It was an attraction she would later regret.

“Suddenly my green eyes were green. My red hair was flaming red. My skin was porcelain white,” Fleming remarked in a 1990 interview. “There was suddenly all this attention on how I looked rather than the roles I was playing.







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Sun Oct 18, 2020, 08:03 AM

1. Rest in Peace.



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Sun Oct 18, 2020, 08:03 AM

2. RIP

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Sun Oct 18, 2020, 09:19 AM

3. She was simply gorgeous.

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Sun Oct 18, 2020, 09:57 AM

4. Rest In Peace Rhonda Fleming.

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Sun Oct 18, 2020, 05:11 PM

5. Another delightful redhead gone.

RIP, Rhonda.

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