Kitty O'Neil

Death of Kitty O'Neil

March 24, 1946 - November 2, 2018
| Age 72

Pioneering deaf Hollywood stuntwoman became "world's fastest woman"…


Kitty O'Neil was a legendary Hollywood stuntwoman who set the land speed record for female drivers in 1976. The daredevil reached an average speed of 512.71 miles per hour during two runs while driving a hydrogen-peroxide fueled three-wheeled rocket car in the Alvord Desert in Oregon. She died Friday, November 2, 2018, at the age of 72. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.