Ann Savage (February 19, 1921 – December 25, 2008) was a motion picture actress for over sixty years. She is mainly remembered as the cigarette-puffing femme fatale in Detour (1945) and other Hollywood B-movies and film noirs of the 1940s. Savage and Detour co-star Tom Neal made four movies (Klondike Kate, Two Man Submarine, Unwritten Code, and Detour) and one television show (Gangbusters) together.
Death of Ann Savage
Ann Savage died in her sleep on Christmas Day, December 25, 2008, from complications following a series of stroke. She is buried next to D’Armand at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, in Los Angeles, California