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Tawny Kitaen

Dancer/actress

Born - 5 August 1961, Newport Beach, California, USA
Died - 7 May 2021

Chestnut-haired performer, born Julie Kitaen of Russian Jewish/Scottish parentage, a former gymnast who became an electric dancer often to be seen scorching up the screen in raunchy music videos. There were also a few films, notably the starring role opposite Tom Hanks in Bachelor Party (1984). Other credits include Malibu (1983), Gwendoline (1984), Crystal Heart (1986), Witchboard (1986), White Hot (1988), Three of Hearts (1993), Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994), Playback (1995), Dead Tides (1996), Happy Hour (2002), Tom Cool (2009), After Midnight (2014) and Come Simi (2015), her last. A long-term sufferer from substance abuse, the cause of her sudden death has not yet been established.