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RIP Kathleen Crowley

Green Bank, N.J.– B-movie actress and “scream queen” Kathleen Crowley died at her home here April 23rd. She was 87.

MSTies will remember her role as the long-suffering Jeanne Mapes in the movie in episode 419- THE REBEL SET.

Hollywood Reporter has the story.

Thanks to Timmy for the heads up.

7 Replies to “RIP Kathleen Crowley”

  1. Quite a beautiful actress in a movie that wasn’t so bad. Rest in peace.

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  2. maclen says:

    I most remember her from the small role of a reporter in Robert Redford’s “Downhill Racer.” Rip Kathleen Crowley.

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  3. Captain Howdy says:

    It would not surprise me if she imprinted a few young artists who later went on to illustrate OMNI Magazine covers with cyber/android females. Breathtaking bone structure. So long, KC.

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  4. Farmland says:

    The Rebel Set is one of the few MSTied movies that I wouldn’t mind watching unriffed and she was terrific in it. Her character deserved far better than she got.

    RIP

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  5. Kansas says:

    I liked her starring role in Target Earth, where she awakens from a coma (after an overdose of sleeping pills) and discovers that the city has been taken over by killer robots. I wonder if the makers of 28 Days Later or The Walking Dead were inspired by that. She was also good in the vampire western Curse of the Undead.

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  6. goalieboy82 says:

    just rented (and got today) from Netflix, The Rebel Set (MST3K version). it was ordered before i found out she was died. Coincidence? Read the book.

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  7. goalieboy82 says:

    goalieboy82:
    just rented (and got today) from Netflix, The Rebel Set (MST3K version).it was ordered before i found out she was died.Coincidence? Read the book.

    had a day off from work today so watch it along with my father.

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