Yvette Vickers dies at 82; former actress and Playboy playmate
Vickers’ body was found by a neighbor in a mummified state that suggests she may have been dead for close to a year, police say. She appeared in 1950s B-movies such as ‘Attack of the 50 Foot Woman.’
By Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2011
Yvette Vickers, an actress best known as the femme fatale in two late 1950s cult horror films, “Attack of the 50 Foot Woman” and “Attack of the Giant Leeches,” was found dead Wednesday at her Benedict Canyon home. She was 82.