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Actress Eileen Brennan Passes Away At 80

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This is so sad!!!

Hollywood icon Eileen Brennan has died!

According to her publicist, the 80-year-old actress succumbed to bladder cancer Sunday in her Burbank home!

Eileen was nominated for an Oscar for her work alongside Goldie Hawn in 1980's Private Benjamin, but her most memorable roles might've been with Paul Newman in The Sting or as the sweet-natured waitress in The Last Picture Show.

She is survived by her sons Sam and Patrick, her daughter-in-law Jessica, and her grandchildren Liam and Maggie.

Our thoughts go out to Eileen's friends and family — we will all miss her terribly.

[Image via AP Images.]

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4 comments to “Actress Eileen Brennan Passes Away At 80”

  1. 1

    I'm not dead!

  2. teeter totter says – reply to this


    Oh gosh, I am so sorry to hear about this she was a very good actress.

  3. thememoriumllc says – reply to this


    Eileen Brennan was a great actress that we will surely remember in fondness. RIP Made a tribute memorial in your honor: #EileenBrennan #PrivateBenjamin #Sting #Clue #MurderByDeath

  4. Issa says – reply to this


    She was also in the movie Clue which was based on the board game Clue.