Janet Margolin, an actress who appeared in two Woody Allen movies and several television shows in the 1970s, died at her home in Los Angeles. She was 50.
The cause was ovarian cancer, a cousin, Ruth Malin, said. Margolin died Friday.
She was best known for her film and television parts, including an emotionally disturbed teenager in the 1962 movie “David and Lisa” and as Woody Allen’s girlfriend, Louise, in “Take the Money and Run” (1969).
She also played one of Allen’s former wives in “Annie Hall.”
After “David and Lisa,” which co-starred Keir Dullea, Margolin went on to play roles in “The Greatest Story Ever Told” (1965); “The Saboteur” with Marlon Brando and Yul Brynner (1965); “Enter Laughing” (1967); “Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell” (1968) and others.
In 1979, she played opposite Roy Scheider in “Last Embrace,” directed by Jonathan Demme. She most recently had a small role in “Ghostbusters II” in 1989.
She is survived by her husband, actor Ted Wass of TV’s “Blossom,” and their two children, Julian and Tilly.
GUILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Actor Moses Gunn, a veteran of theater, motion pictures and television, died Dec. 16 of complications from asthma. He was 64.
Gunn died at his home, according to PR firm Dale C. Olson & Associates Inc.
Gunn, who was nominated for the best actor Tony for “Poison Tree,” won Obie Awards as best actor for “First Breeze of Summer” in 1975 and a distinguished performer award for plays with the Negro Ensemble Company in 1967-68.
He also won NAACP Image Awards as supporting actor for the film “Ragtime” in 1980 and the play “Fool for Love” at the L.A. Theatre Center.
He was also nominated for a supporting actor Emmy for “Roots.”
Gunn was known for his Shakespearean performances at the Yale Repertory Theatre, Lincoln Center and the New York Shakespeare Festival, most notably in “Measure for Measure,””Titus Andronicus” and “Romeo and Juliet.”