Actress of Hollywood’s golden age, Rhonda Fleming has passed away at the age of 97. Her flamboyant hair made the heyday of technicolor cinema in the 1950s.
She was nicknamed “the queen of technicolor”. Actress Rhonda Fleming passed away at the age of 97 on October 14. Born Marylin Louis, and renamed Rhonda Fleming by producer David O. Selznic – the flamboyant red-haired actress, has appeared in about 40 films.
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She notably shot for Alfred Hitchcok, in Doctor Edwardes’ house, with Gregory Peck and Ingrid Bergman, in 1945, in The Claw of the Past by Jacques Tourneur, with Robert Mitchum and Kirk Douglas, or in OK Corral account settlement, with Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, in 1957.
She has also starred in many B-series films, as she herself admitted in a 1976 interview (cited by the Guardian): “I made the mistake of shooting inferior films for money”.
Rhonda Flemming had been spotted on her way to high school, by Rock Hudson agent Henry Willson (played by Jim Parsons in Hollywood de Ryan Murphy)
Rhonda Fleming spoke with a certain bitterness, in an interview in 1990, of the passage from cinema to color.
“Suddenly my green eyes were green. My red hair was red. My skin was porcelain. All of a sudden the attention was on my physique and no longer on how I played. The studios put me in a corner. without ever expecting anything from me other than a good appearance and made me waltz through a slew of films like The redhead and the cowboy (Tete d’or et tête de bois in French). “
She then played in many TV series, until 1990. We saw her in an episode of The Cruise has fun in 1978. Rhonda Flemming had been married six times and was the widow of her last husband, who died in 2017.
Original article published on BFMTV.com