Laurette Luez


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Laurette Luez

Laurette Luez Death

Laurette passed away on September 12, 1999 at the age of 71 in Milton, Florida, USA.

Laurette Luez death quick facts:
  • When did Laurette Luez die?

    September 12, 1999
  • How old was Laurette Luez when died?

  • Where did Laurette Luez die? What was the location of death?

    Milton, Florida, USA

Laurette Luez Birthday and Date of Death

Laurette Luez was born on August 19, 1928 and died on September 12, 1999. Laurette was 71 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: August 19, 1928
Date of Death: September 12, 1999
Age at Death: 71

Is Laurette Luez's father, Frank Luiz, dead or alive?

Frank Luiz's information is not available now.

Is Laurette Luez's mother, Francesca Luiz, dead or alive?

Francesca Luiz's information is not available now.

Laurette Luez - Biography

Laurette Luez was a supporting actress and successful commercial model who appeared in films and on television during a 20-year career. She was a widely known Hollywood celebrity during the 1950s, owing much to publicity about her social life. She is best known for her supporting role as photographic model Marla Rakubian in Rudolph Maté's 1949 film noir D.O.A..
In 1944 she was cast as a fetching Javanese girl in The Story of Dr. Wassell. In October 1944, she was featured in Esquire. She signed a five-year contract with 20th Century-Fox in 1945, for a weekly salary of $125. In the late 1940s, she became a highly successful model, appearing in photographs and artwork for national brands such as Lux soap. In 1949, when she was 21, she played Marla Rakubian in the film noir D.O.A. In 1950, Luez became widely known for supporting roles with Roddy McDowell in Killer Shark, and Kim with Errol Flynn, which was the first major motion picture filmed in India.

Laurette got married 4 times. Actor Philip Sudano (August 16, 1947, Los Angeles, California; divorced 1948), with whom she had her first son, Alexander Eden. Greek director Gregg Tallas (1950, Las Vegas, Nevada; the marriage lasted three months); at the time Tallas said he hoped to open a production company in Greece featuring Luez as his star. Real estate investor Edward A. Harrison (1951, "secretly" in Tijuana, Mexico; annulled 1952). Luez claimed Harrison had not divorced his former wife and also said he threatened both her life and film career. Robert Creel (1956; divorced 1983), with whom she had two children, a son, Craig T. (born September 14, 1962, Los Angeles) and a daughter, Claudette M. (born May 1, 1968, Los Angeles).
Laurette Luez died on September 12, 1999, in Milton, Florida, aged 71, from undisclosed causes.