Welch’s career spanned over 50 years and featured in dozens of films.
WASHINGTON — Actress Raquel Welch, known for her roles in One Million Years B.C., Fantastic Voyage, and The Three Musketeers, has died, according to multiple media reports. she was 82 years old.
Award-winning actress ‘passed away peacefully this morning after a brief illness,’ Welch’s manager confirmed Wednesday people.
TMZ was the first to report the star’s death.
The 82-year-old had her breakout roles in the 1966 science fiction film Fantastic Voyages and the prehistoric fantasy film One Million Years B.C. that established her as a sex symbol.
She went on to appear in dozens of other films, including the Golden Globe-winning The Three Musketeers. She also appeared in ‘The Prince and the Pauper’, ‘Legally Blonde’ and others.
The actress’ last film was the 2017 comedy How to Be a Latin Lover, starring alongside Salma Hayek, Eugenio Derbez, and Rob Lowe.
A few years before his big break, Welch worked as a morning weatherman for CBS 8 San Diego. The former Miss La Jolla returned to the station in 2010, and she joked that her salary at the time was $7.50.
In 2010, Welch said, “It’s been great to have the opportunity to be seen by so many people.
Welch has two children, Damon and Tahnee Welch.
This is breaking news and will be updated.
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