Death of Denise Darcel

September 8, 1925 - December 23, 2011
Los Angeles, California | Age 87

French actress Denise Darcel dies at 87
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DERRIK J. LANG, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denise Darcel, the French-born actress known for vampy roles in such films as "Vera Cruz" and "Thunder in the Pines," has died. She was 87.

Darcel's son, Craig, said Monday that she died Dec. 23 at a Los Angeles hospital from complications from an emergency surgery to repair a ruptured aneurysm.

After coming to the U.S. in 1947, Darcel starred opposite several leading men in a string of films in the '50s, including ...

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