(AP Photo/Wally Fong)LOS ANGELES – Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died.
Fleming died Wednesday in Santa Monica, California, assistant Carla Sapon told The Associated Press.
Legend or not, at 19 Louis was awarded a six-month contract at the studio of David O. Selznick and a new name: Rhonda Fleming.
I’m much more fulfilled today than at any time in my life.”After Fleming’s sister, Beverly Engel, died of cancer in 1991, Fleming and her husband established the Rhonda Fleming Mann Resource Center for Women with Cancer at the UCLA Medical Center.
A couple of years after Mann died, Fleming married for a sixth time, to Derol W. Carlson, who died in 2017.