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Actress Eleanor Parker dies at 91

  • The famous Eleanor parker, who portrayed strong women on screen and was nominated for three Academy Awards has died at the age of 91 due to complications from pneumonia. 

    Family friend Richard Gale said she passed away in her sleep while being surrounded by her children at a hospital in Palm Springs. 

    The actress' last memorable role was in "The Sound of Music" where she loses Christopher Plummer. "Eleanor Parker was and is one of the most beautiful ladies I have ever known," Plummer said. "Both as a person and as a beauty. I hardly believe the sad news for i was sure she was enchanted and would live forever."

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