Laurie Mitchell, 'Queen of Outer Space' Villainess, Dies at 90

Updated On 25 Sep, 2018 Published On

Laurie Mitchell, who played as a villainess against Zsa Zsa Gabor the 1958 sci-fi classic 'Queen of Outer Space', has died at the age of 90.

According to author and horror/sci-fi movie aficionado Tom Weaver, the actress died on Thursday, September 20, of natural causes at a care facility in Perris, California.

The actress also appeared in 1958's two famous movies, Attack of the Puppet People and Missile to the Moon. She then worked as a member of Sweet Sue's band alongside Marilyn Monroe in Billy Wilder's Some Like It Hot (1959).

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Laurie had told at the time that Weaver, was "the most thrilling experience of my show business career."

Born on July 14, 1928, Laurie, whose real name was Mickey Koren, was raised in New York City. She moved to California with her family when she was a teenager; there she studied acting with Ben Bard. and eventually rose to fame.

Mitchell also starred in Calypso Joe, and That Touch of Mink. As fot her television appearances, Laurie worked in Adventures of Superman, Wanted: Dead or Alive, 77 Sunset Strip, Hawaiian Eye, Perry Mason, Rawhide, The Addams Family, Bonanza, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and The Virginian.

Laurie is survived by her husband Ron; a son and daughter from her first marriage; two stepsons; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service is set for Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries at Forest Lawn.

Rest In Peace Laurie!

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