Sue Lyon passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday, at the age of 73. The actress ‘had been in declining health for some time’ reported the New York Times on Friday. Lyon was best known for playing the title role in Stanley Kubrick’s controversial 1962 film, Lolita, in which she was cast at just 14 years old. Sue Lyon passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday, at the age of 73. She’s seen here circa 1982 Lyon won the role over the 800 other girls who auditioned for the 2001: A Space Odyssey director. The book’s author Vladimir Nabokov famously described the teenage actress as ‘the perfect nymphet’. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Kris Jenner puts her best foot forward in new Yeezy… Sara Gilbert files for separation from wife Linda Perry… Doris Day, Gary Rhodes, Toni Morrison and Keith Flint are… Dua Lipa passionately kisses boyfriend Anwar Hadid before… Share this article Share Lolita was about a middle-aged man who develops an infatuation with a 12-year-old girl, played by Lyon. She co-starred in the film with James Mason. Iconic: Lyon was best known for playing the title role in Stanley Kubrick’s controversial 1962 film, Lolita [pictured], in which she was… Read full this story
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