Sue Lyon, star of ‘Lolita,’ dies 73

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Suellyn “Sue” Lyon (July 10, 1946 – December 26, 2019) was an American actress. She joined the entertainment industry as a model at the age of 13, and later rose to prominence and won a Golden Globe for playing the title role in the film Lolita (1962). Her other notable film appearances included The Night of the Iguana (1964), 7 Women (1966), Tony Rome (1967), and Evel Knievel (1971).

Lyon died at age 73 in Studio City, California on December 26, 2019. She had been in poor health for “some time”.

Sue Lyon in Lolita

Lolita 1962 Car Scene