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Raquel Welch Cause of Death: What Exactly Happened to Her?

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Famed actress and Golden Globe winner Raquel Welch has passed away, ET has verified. She was 82 years old. The iconic bombshell actress of film, television and stage has quietly passed away early [Wednesday] morning after a brief illness, according to Welch’s agent, Steve Sauer, who spoke to ET.

Sauer said: “The 82-year-old actress made her Hollywood debut in the films Fantastic Voyage and One Million [Years] (BC). Over the course of her more than 50-year career, she has appeared in more than 30 films and 50 television shows. In more recent years, the Golden Globe winner has become associated with a hugely popular wig brand. Tahnee Welch and Damon Welch, Raquel’s daughter and son respectively, are left behind.”

The cause of death is not yet known. It was first reported by TMZ.

Welch initially rose to prominence in the 1966 film Fantastic Voyage. She landed a lucrative contract with 20th Century, Fox, thanks to her performance in the sci-fi film, which eventually led to her performance in the same year’s blockbuster film One Million Years B.C. Welch, who claimed in 2017 that she almost died during filming. the British fantasy film, has only three lines in all.

However, it was her portrayal of Loana on the movie poster in a “prehistoric” leather bikini that propelled her to fame. Welch would go on to become one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood after that billboard made her known around the world. She would go on to star in a number of films for both the big and small screen, such as Bedazzled, Bandolero!, 100 Rifles, Myra Breckinridgeand Hannie Caulder.

Her steady rise in the 1960s led to even more success in the decade that followed, especially after she was cast as Constance Bonacieux, the Queen’s designer in The Three Musketeers. Welch received a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy for her work in the 1973 live-action film.

She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Movie in 1987 for her performance in Right to Die. Welch, who placed third on Playboy’s list of the 100 Sexiest Stars of the 20th Century, made a notable cameo appearance as himself on Seinfeld in the Season 8 episode “The Summer of George.”

Welch, who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994, co-starred with Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde and has appeared in Spin City, CSI: Miami, House of Versace and most recently How to Be a Latin Lover.

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