Tawny Kitaen, actress known for '80s rock music videos and Tom Hanks' Bachelor Party, passes away at 59

Tawny Kitaen, actress known for '80s rock music videos and Tom Hanks' Bachelor Party, passes away at 59

Tawny Kitaen, the sultry crimson-haired actress who appeared in rock track motion pictures staunch by the heyday of MTV and starred reverse Tom Hanks within the 1984 comedy Bachelor Occasion, has died. She was as soon as 59.

The Orange County coroner’s scenario of job talked about she died at her house in Newport Sea journey on Friday. The trigger for dying was as soon as not all the sudden launched.

Her daughters, Wynter and Raine, confirmed their mom’s dying on Kitaen’s Instagram fable.

“We truthful acceptable are seeking to situation thanks for all of you, her followers and her buddies, for all the time displaying her such strengthen and enjoyment of. You gave her life day after day,” their commentary talked about.

Kitaen turned into the rock world’s “video vixen” after appearing on the cowl of two albums from the heavy metal band Ratt and starring in a great deal of track motion pictures for Whitesnake, along side the 1987 shatter monitor ‘Proper right here I Skedaddle Once more.’ The video, performed many circumstances on the burgeoning track tv community, featured Kitaen performing cartwheels on the hood of a Jaguar.

She moreover starred because the fiancee to Tom Hanks’ character within the comedy Bachelor Occasion, and as Jerry Seinfeld’s girlfriend in a 1991 episode of Seinfeld. Various TV credit standing integrated a stint as co-host of The US’s Funniest People and on the actual fact exhibits The Surreal Existence and Huge title Rehab with Dr Drew, whereby she printed her battle with substance abuse.

Kitaen had a tumultuous deepest life, which integrated a fast marriage to Whitesnake’s lead singer, David Coverdale, and a rocky marriage to baseball pitcher Chuck Finley, with whom she had two daughters.

“My staunch condolences to her youngsters, her family, buddies & followers,” Coverdale tweeted on Saturday.

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