Cult Actress Tura Satana Dies at 72

Russ Meyer starlet Tura Satana has died; the actress was best known for her work in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!,

Russ Meyer starlet Tura Satana has died; the actress was best known for her work in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, though she also played guest roles in several 1960s television series and remained working into the 2010s. Satana was 72.

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This was a sad week for fans of iconic actresses: Last Tango in Paris star Maria Schneider died Thursday at 58. Both actresses will be missed by cineastes.

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Cult Actress Tura Satana Dies at 72