Denise DuBarry Dies at 63 After Losing Battle With Deadly Fungus

Bill Hay, the third husband of the 'Being There' actress, breaks the sad news, revealing that she passed away at the UCLA Medical Center on March 23.

AceShowbiz - Actress and producer Denise DuBarry has died at the age of 63.

The star lost her battle with a deadly fungus and passed away on Saturday, March 23 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, according to her third husband, Bill Hay.

DuBarry was known for her movie roles in Peter Sellers' "Being There" in 1979, Bill Cosby fantasy-comedy "The Devil and Max Devlin" in 1981, and horror film "Monster in the Closet" in 1986, while she also appeared on TV in 1970s series "Black Sheep Squadron", as well as "The Love Boat", "CHiPs", and "Days of Our Lives".

In her later years, she turned her attention to producing, and worked on low-budget films like "Shoot the Hero", "Do It or Die", and stoner comedy "Grow House", which starred rapper Snoop Dogg.

Her final project, the comedy "Walk to Vegas", was screened at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

DuBarry, who was also the president of the Palm Springs Women in Film and Television organisation, is survived by Hay and her four children.

She was previously married to "2001: A Space Odyssey" star Gary Lockwood, but they divorced in 1988 after six years of marriage.

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