Actress Brent Dies

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Actress Brent Dies
Actress Eve Brent has died at the age of 82.

The Green Mile star, who was born Jean Ewers, passed away on 27 August of natural causes at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley in Sun Valley, California, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Brent broke into the industry in the 1950s, starring in a number of TV shows and commercials, before rising to fame in films including Gun Girls and Journey To Freedom.

She then went on to play iconic character Jane in 1956's Tarzan's Fight For Life and changed her name to Eve Brent after starring in Samuel Fuller's 1977 western Forty Guns.

She won a Best Supporting Actress Saturn Award in 1980 for her role in Fade To Black and starred in 1999's The Green Mile, 2004's Garfield and 2008 movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Brent also had bit-parts in TV shows including Scrubs and Roswell High.

She is survived by her son, Jack Lewis.

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