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Also Known As: Died: September 14, 1996
Born: September 25, 1936 Cause of Death: pancreatic cancer
Birth Place: India Profession: actor, dancer

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Second Chance (1972) Martha Foster
2.
 Spree (1967)
3.
 Run for Your Wife (1966) Jenny
4.
 Who Killed Teddy Bear? (1965) Norah
5.
 Dingaka (1965) Marion Davis
6.
 The Second Time Around (1961) Rena, a dancehall girl
7.
 The Right Approach (1961) Ursula Poe
8.
 The Fiercest Heart (1961) Francina Prinsloo
9.
 Can-Can (1960) Claudine
10.
 G.I. Blues (1960) Lili
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Dancer in European dance clubs; spotted by Hollywood choreographer Hermes Pan
1959:
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
1960:
Appeared in "G I Blues" opposite Elvis Presly; produced by Hak Wallis
1962:
Broke engagement to Frank Sinatra after six weeks
1965:
Starred in TV series "Mona McCluskey"; canceled after one season
1966:
Final movie "Run for Your Wife"
1966:
Featured in "Sweet Charity" at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
1981:
Starred in "Hey, Look Me Over!" in New York
1987:
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
1994:
Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer; went into remission
1995:
Performed in a 10-week summer run of "Sugar Babies" in Las Vagas
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Notes

Danced in Johannesburg's Festival Ballet at the age of 14

Companions close complete companion listing

companion:
Frank Sinatra. Actor, singer. Breifly engaged in 1962.
husband:
John McCook. Actor. Divorced; second husband; survived her.
companion:
B J Allen. Survived her.

Family close complete family listing

mother:
Phylis Polte. Survived her.
brother:
Clive Prowse. Doctor. Survived her.
son:
Seth McCook. Survived her.

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