Skip to comments.Rhonda Fleming, 'Queen of Technicolor' Who Appeared in 'Spellbound,' Dies at 97
Posted on 10/18/2020 2:58:37 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Her starring roles include classics such as the 1948 musical fantasy, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court," alongside Bing Crosby, and the 1957 Western, "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral."
Rhonda Fleming, star of the 1940s and '50s who was dubbed the "Queen of Technicolor" and appeared in "Out of the Past" and "Spellbound," died Wednesday in Santa Monica, Calif., according to her secretary Carla Sapon. She was 97.
Fleming appeared in more than 40 films and worked with directors such as Alfred Hitchcock on "Spellbound," Jacques Tourneur on "Out of the Past" and Robert Siodmak on "The Spiral Staircase."
Later in life, she became a philanthropist and supporter of numerous organizations fighting cancer, homelessness and child abuse.
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That movie didn't have much room for any female characters besides Ingrid Bergman's.
Norman Lloyd, born in 1914, still alive. In Saboteur (1942) & Spellbound (1944).
She was a beauty. RIP
Yup. Classic facial features. A natural for the camera.
When I saw the headline I instinctively thought of the skater Peggy Fleming. Not to take away from the sad passing of the great Rhonda Fleming, I am happy to see that Peggy Fleming is 72 and looks beautiful.
I remember her in Little Egypt. Ooh la la.
“Her sixth husband” died a few years ago. Yikes!
I’ve enjoyed watching her films and regarded her as a hotty of her day. She was not only good looking, but could act.
I think Nehemiah Persoff is still around. He was the gangster who toasted Spats (George Raft) in the climactic scene of Some Like It Hot.
“You let ‘em get away TWICE? Some people would say that’s real sloppy....but I say....”
[[[Norman Lloyd, born in 1914, still alive. In Saboteur (1942) & Spellbound (1944)]]]
Currently the oldest living American actor. (105)
She was stunning. RIP
Jake Guzik in some Untouchables episodes.
Hassidic diamond merchant in one Barney Miller.
He was practically in every TV series of the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Great character actor.
A. Martinez took over in the 80s.
He seemed to show up everywhere.
So many great character actors during this time. It was truly a golden era for it. We took it for granted how good they were.
“Her co-stars over the years included Kirk Douglas, Glenn Ford, Burt Lancaster, Bob Hope, Rock Hudson and Ronald Reagan...”
Back when male actors were real men.
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