Tuesday, 30 July 2013


The Hollywood Reporter has been informed by Eileen Brennan's publicist that the Oscar-nominated actor died on Sunday, the 28th of July, having suffered from bladder cancer. The popular film and TV star received her Oscar nomination for 1980's Private Benjamin. She also starred in Peter Bogdanovich's The Last Picture Show, and she played Mrs. Peacock in 1985's Clue. She is survived by her two sons, Patrick and Sam.