Archive for October 16th, 2014

ACTRESS HAS DIED AT 55

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Elizabeth Peña (September 23, 1959 – October 14, 2014)

LOS ANGELES (AP) –  Elizabeth Pena, the versatile actress who
shifted between dramatic roles in such films as "Lone Star" and
comedic parts in TV shows like "Modern Family," has died.

Pena’s manager, Gina Rugolo, said Wednesday the Cuban-
American actress died Tuesday in Los Angeles of natural causes
after a brief illness. No other details were provided. She was a
founding member of the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors.

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Pena in the 1987 film La Bamba

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1923

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Linda Darnell (born Monetta Eloyse Darnell in Dallas, Texas)  

(October 16, 1923 – April 10, 1965)

Darnell was a leading lady in the 1940s who became known for her roles
in My Darling Clementine (1946) and The Mark of Zorro (1040). Her other
films include Forever Amber (1947) and Unfaithfully Yours (1948). She was
11 years old when she started work as a model, although she pretended to
be 16.

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