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Lisa Blount


Born - 1 July 1957, Jacksonville, Arkansas, USA
Died - 25 October 2010

Dark-haired, straight-faced actress who died at 53 after a long battle against a chronic illness similar to multiple sclerosis. For many, she remains best known for her role as Debra Winger's friend in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), the year before she was voted 'favourite female newcomer' in a national magazine poll. She had made her film debut as a Goth girl attracted to James Dean in September 30 1955 (1975). Credits subsequent to Officer included What Waits Below (1984), Prince of Darkness (1987), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Needful Things (1993), Box of Moon Light (1996), If...Dog...Rabbit (1999), the title role in Chrystal (2004) and Randy and the Mob (2007), her last.