In Remembrance: Kate Phillips, Joy Page, Bebe Barron, Julie Ege

We take a moment to stop and remember the careers of four women who made their own impact on films and movie history who have recently passed away. (Click on each name for additional information on their careers.)

Julie Ege– (April 29) The Norwegian beauty queen and Bond girl who found herself typecast in numerous 1970s British sex farces has passed away at age 64.

Bebe Barron– (April 20) One half of the composing team who created the electronic music for the 1956 science-fiction classic Forbidden Planet has passed away at age 81.

Joy Page– (April 18) The actress who got her start playing the young Bulgarian newlywed who turns to Humphrey Bogart for help in Casablanca, has passed away at age 83.

Kate Phillips– (April 18) The actress who appeared billed as Kay Linaker throughout most of her Hollywood career and who wrote the classic 1958 film The Blob has passed away at age 94.

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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture. He is a member of the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle.
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