Actress ‘Star Trek’, ‘Three People in the Attic’ is 76 – The Hollywood Reporter
Maggie Thrett, the actress and singer who plays one of three glamorous cyborgs who need pills to prevent premature aging interstellar travel episode “Mudd’s Women,” is over. She was 76.
Thrett died Sunday of natural causes in a Long Island hospital, her agent, Scott Ray, said. Hollywood Reporter.
Thrett also plays a flower child alongside Yvette Mimieux, Christopher Jones and Judy Pace in sexual revenge. Three in the attic (1968), a box office success for independent distributor AIP. She and the film received a mention on a television spot broadcast in Quentin Tarantino’s . Once upon a time in Hollywood (2019).
On “Mudd’s Women,” which premiered October 13, 1966, was the sixth episode of NBC’s . interstellar travel — it was filmed as the second installment in the series — Thrett, with long brown hair, looked gorgeous in a sparkling emerald green dress as Ruth Bonavoji.
She and her alien friends Eve McHuron (Karen Steele) and Magda Kovacs (Susan Denberg) play future brides lured by Roger C. Carmel’s Harry Mudd, but they need a Venus potion to stay virtual. think about your beauty. (In real life, Thrett and Carmel are neighbors in Hollywood.)
Diane Pine was born on November 18, 1946 in New York City. She attended High School for the Performing Arts in Manhattan and was a model who appeared on the cover of Harper’s Market.
In 1964, she recorded the single “Your Love Is Mine” with the B-side song “Lucky Girl”, then had a minor hit a year later with the song “Soupy”, produced by Bob Crewe, which became popular. known for his work on The Four Seasons.
Crewe advised her to change her name to Maggie Thrett because “he thought it sounded more British at the time,” she told author Tom Lisanti for his 2017 book, Talking Sixties Drive-In Movies.
Thrett signed with Universal Pictures and in 1966 appeared in the sci-fi film dimension 5 and as a surfer assassin named Wipeout in the secret spy comedy Out of sight. The year also saw her appear on television on Run for your life, Wild West and interstellar travel.
She has appeared in other films including Devil’s Brigade (1968) and Cover Me Babe (1970) and on TV shows like Cimarron Strip, The deadliest game, I dream about Jeannie, McCloud and Run, Joe, run.
Thrett quit acting in 1974 and worked as a backup singer in studios and on stage throughout the ’80s. She was also a nurse.
She is married to Canadian actor Donnelly Rhodes – they met on Run, Joe, run – from 1975 until their divorce in 1977. She had three children with her first husband.