Sue Lyon

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Sue Lyon
Sue Lyon Tony Rome 1967.jpg
Lyon in the movie Tony Rome (1967)
Suellyn Lyon

(1946-07-10)July 10, 1946
DiedDecember 26, 2019(2019-12-26) (aged 73)
EducationHollywood Professional School
Alma materLos Angeles City College
Santa Monica College
Years active1959–1980
Hampton Fancher
(m. 1963; div. 1965)

Roland Harrison
(m. 1971; div. 1972)

Cotton Adamson
(m. 1973; div. 1974)

Edward Weathers
(m. 1983; div. 1984)

Richard Rudman
(m. 1985; div. 2002)

Sue Lyon (July 10, 1946 – December 26, 2019) was an American actress.[1] She played Dolores "Lolita" Haze in the 1962 movie Lolita. She also played Charlotte in The Night of the Iguana. In 1963, she won a Golden Globe Award.

Lyon was born in Davenport, Iowa. She was married to screenwriter Hampton Fancher from 1963 until they divorced in 1965. Lyon died of a long-illness in Los Angeles at the age of 73.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sue Lyon". Des Moines Register. Retrieved November 18, 2014.[permanent dead link]
  2. Genzlinger, Neil. "Sue Lyon, Star of ‘Lolita,’ Is Dead at 73," The New York Times, Friday, December 27, 2019. Retrieved December 27, 2019