American actresses died in HIV/AIDS

Here are 3 famous actresses from United States of America died in HIV/AIDS:

Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake (February 20, 1929 Buffalo-August 16, 1989 Sacramento) also known as Beverly Louise Neill, The Young Greer Garson, Kitty or Miss Amanda Blake was an American actor.

She is best known for her portrayal of Kitty Russell on the TV series "Gunsmoke", which she starred in from 1955 to 1974. Blake was a prolific actor, having appeared in numerous films, TV shows, and stage productions throughout her career. In addition to her work in entertainment, she was also known for her philanthropic efforts, particularly her work on behalf of animal welfare. She co-founded the Arizona Animal Welfare League in 1971 and was an active supporter and advocate for various animal rights groups throughout her life. Despite her success and charitable endeavors, Blake struggled with personal demons, including alcoholism, and ultimately passed away in 1989 from oral cancer.

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Cookie Mueller

Cookie Mueller (March 2, 1949 Baltimore-November 10, 1989 New York City) also known as Dorothy Karen Mueller, Dorothy Karen "Cookie" Mueller, Dorothy Mueller or Cookie was an American writer, actor and art critic. She had one child, Max Mueller.

Mueller first gained recognition for her performances in the films of director John Waters, including "Multiple Maniacs" (1970), "Pink Flamingos" (1972), and "Female Trouble" (1974). She also appeared in the Broadway play "Medea" in 1982. Mueller was also known for her writing, which included the plays "Miracle of Saint Sharon" and "Roots in Water", as well as the memoir "Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black". She was a regular contributor to the arts journal "Artforum" and wrote reviews and essays on contemporary art. Mueller passed away in 1989 at the age of 40 due to complications from AIDS.

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Elizabeth Glaser

Elizabeth Glaser (November 11, 1947 Santa Monica-December 3, 1994 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Elizabeth Meyer was an American actor and social activist. She had two children, Ariel Glaser and Jake Glaser.

Elizabeth Glaser is also known for her fight against HIV/AIDS after contracting the disease herself through a blood transfusion while giving birth to her daughter Ariel in 1981. Along with her husband, Paul Michael Glaser, and some friends, she founded the Pediatric AIDS Foundation in 1988. The organization was later renamed the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in her honor after she passed away from AIDS-related complications in 1994. The foundation has since become a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and has reached millions of women and children in over 19 countries.

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