Lana Clarkson

Actress

Actress Lana Clarkson, who appeared in Roger Corman films, worked widely in TV shows and ads and whose pics included one ominously titled “Deathstalker,” was found shot to death Monday Feb. 3 at the Alhambra, Calif., home of legendary rock ‘n’ roll producer Phil Spector. She was 40. Spector was arrested and charged with murder.

Tall blond who idolized Marilyn Monroe was born Long Beach, Calif., and raised in the Napa Valley. She appeared in numerous films including “Amazon Women on the Moon” “The Barbarian Queen,” “Blind Date,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” and “Scarface.”

TV work included “Three’s Company,” “Knight Rider,” “Wings,” “Silk Stalkings,” “Black Scorpion” and more.

She was also a regular at comicbook and movie fan conventions, thanks to her “Barbarian Queen” and “Amazon Women” roles.

In addition, she did volunteer work for AIDS service Project Angel Food.

She was seguing into comic character acting and working at the Sunset Strip’s House of Blues at the time of her death.

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