DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Jean Rogers (aged 74)
Actress (Flash Gordon)
Jean Rogers (born Eleanor Dorothy Lovegren, March 25, 1916 – February 24, 1991) was an American actress who starred in serial films in the 1930s and low–budget feature films in the 1940s as a leading lady. She is best remembered for playing Dale Ardenin the science fiction serials Flash Gordon (1936) and Flash Gordon’s Trip to Mars (1938).
DEATH: She died in Sherman Oaks in 1991 at the age of 74 following surgery.