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Sue Lyon

10 July 1946 to 26 December 2019

An American actress best known for playing the title role in Stanley Kubrick’s infamous adaptation of Lolita (1962), Lyon’s performance in the film was almost as iconic as her pose on the poster. She went on to star in The Night of the Iguana (1964), 7 Women (1966) and The Flim-Flam Man (1967).

Read Sue Lyon's Guardian obituary.