Actress Rhonda Fleming is dead. She died on Wednesday (October 15) at the age of 97 in the Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica,
California, The cause of death of the actress has not yet been revealed.
Rhonda Fleming was married a total of six times, including actor Lang Jeffries and film producer Hall Bartlett. She was married to Darol Carlson from 2003 until his death in 2017. Fleming leaves behind a son, four stepchildren, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Fleming was one of the absolute top Hollywood actresses in the 1940s and 1950s and was made famous by Alfred Hitchcock’s “I Fight for You” from 1945.
More than 40 films
Rhonda Fleming starred in more than 40 films during her career. Her appearances in Jacques Tourneur’s “Goldenes Gift” (1947) or in Robert Siodmak’s “Die Wendeltreppe” (1946) will not be forgotten. She also worked camera with Hollywood celebrities like Kirk Douglas , Glenn Ford and Bob Hope. In 1980 the icon of the 40s and 50s ended her acting career, but returned in 1990 for a short film. In addition to her work in film, she supported numerous organizations that campaigned against cancer, homelessness and child abuse, among other things.