Julie Strain shouldn’t be useless. Collaborator Malibu Bay Movies yesterday reported that the prolific B-movie actress had died aged 57. The corporate now says that they had been mistaken.
“The data we acquired from a trusted supply of the group on the standing of [Malibu Bay Films] icon #julie pressure was discovered to be FALSE!” the movie firm posted on Instagram. “We deeply apologize for needlessly upsetting anybody.”
Members of the family have additionally taken to social media to disclaim Strain’s dying.
Strain has struggled lately with degenerative dementia and lingering results of a significant head trauma suffered in her early 20s throughout a foul equestrian mishap. A former highschool athlete in Nice Valley, Ca., the native of close by Harmony endured the tough highway to restoration after which started a profession as a mannequin and actress. Regardless of the medical components, Strain dealt with a lot of her personal stunt work through the years whereas carving out a profession that might surpass 100 movie credit.
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These credit embrace direct-to-video movies and B-movies with vivid titles akin to Delta Delta Die!, Babewatch Biker Babes, Havasu Warmth, Bikini Squad, Lingerie Kickboxer, The Naked Wench Undertaking 2: Scared Topless, Intercourse Court docket: The Film, Bikini Lodge, Love Bites, Battle Queen 2020, Sorceress II: The Temptress , Vampire Little one, and Blonde Heaven.
The B-movie star has additionally portrayed small roles in main Hollywood studio fare akin to Bare Gun 33 1/3: The Ultimate Insult (she portrayed a dominatrix), Beverly Hills Cop III (as “Annihilator Woman”), and Double Influence (as a scholar).
Strain’s curvy determine made her a favourite as a mannequin for illustrators and her likeness grew to become well-known to readers of Heavy Metallic journal, the venerable sci-fi shiny that for years was finest recognized for its deep-space cheesecake covers. Strain was married for a time to Heavy Metallic’s editor-in-chief, Kevin Eastman, who’s finest often called the co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.