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'The Pleasure Seekers' and 'State Fair' Actress Pamela Tiffin Dies Age 78 — Details Revealed

Joe Akins
Dec 07, 2020
05:34 A.M.
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Hollywood veteran star Pamela Tiffin has passed away after a decades-long career on the big screen. Tiffin died at the age of 78 of natural causes.

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Sixties Hollywood star, Pamela Tiffin, known for her award-winning roles in blockbusters and one of the A-listers in the classic movie days, has died. Tiffin was aged 78 and was said to have died from natural causes.

Pamela Tiffin's journey to fame had an interesting start. The late star was spotted by Hal Wallis, a Hollywood executive while she was visiting Paramount Pictures during a vacation.

American actress, Pamela Tiffin, on the set of Italian movie The Fifth Cord (Giornata nera per l'ariete) by Luigi Bazzoni on June 23, 1971 | Photo: Foto Team, Wikimedia Commons

American actress, Pamela Tiffin, on the set of Italian movie The Fifth Cord (Giornata nera per l'ariete) by Luigi Bazzoni on June 23, 1971 | Photo: Foto Team, Wikimedia Commons

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Wallis approached Tiffin, who would later be described as “the biggest find since Audrey Hepburn." The young Tiffin starred in her first movie, “Summer and Smoke,” and also aced a role in 1961’s “One, Two, Three.”

Both features earned her Golden Globe nominations as Most Promising Newcomer and Best Supporting Actress, respectively.

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In the romantic comedy, “The Pleasure Seekers,” Tiffin worked with several big names, including Carol Lynley and Ann-Margret, in 1964. More of her features include “The Lively Set,” and “For Those Who Think Young.”

In 1967, she won a Theatre World Award for her role in “Dinner At Eight.” Tiffin, who started her showbiz career as a model, also made a name for herself in Italian comedy.

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More of her Hollywood stint had her playing roles with stars like Paul Newman and James Cagney. Not neglecting her first showbiz gig, Tiffin worked with Playboy.

In her lifetime, Tiffin was described as one of the most beautiful and talented stars.

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The award-winning actress first got married in 1962 to New York Magazine co-founder Clay Felker. The pair was together for seven years before calling it quits.

Tiffin had two daughters, Echo and Aurora, with her second husband, Edmond Danon, the son of a Hollywood executive. She quitted acting after marrying Danon.

In her lifetime, Tiffin was described as one of the most beautiful and talented stars in classic Hollywood. She is survived by her two daughters and husband, Danon.

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