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||Died: || September 14, 1996
|Born: || September 25, 1936
||Cause of Death: || pancreatic cancer
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Dancer in European dance clubs; spotted by Hollywood choreographer Hermes Pan
Gained international exposure when then Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev, watched a rehearsal of "Can Can", starring Frank Sinatra and Shirley MacLaine, declared the the dance as immoral
Appeared in "G I Blues" opposite Elvis Presly; produced by Hak Wallis
Broke engagement to Frank Sinatra after six weeks
Starred in TV series "Mona McCluskey"; canceled after one season
Final movie "Run for Your Wife"
Featured in "Sweet Charity" at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
Starred in "Hey, Look Me Over!" in New York
Attacked by trained leopard during rehearsal for "Circus of the Stars"; two months later in a promotion on the "Tonight Show" for "Circus of the Stars" was again attacked by the same leopard and required dozens of stiches in her jaw, ear and neck
Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer; went into remission
Performed in a 10-week summer run of "Sugar Babies" in Las Vagas
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Danced in Johannesburg's Festival Ballet at the age of 14
Frank Sinatra. Actor, singer. Breifly engaged in 1962.
John McCook. Actor. Divorced; second husband; survived her.
B J Allen. Survived her.
Phylis Polte. Survived her.
Clive Prowse. Doctor. Survived her.
Seth McCook. Survived her.