Golden Globe winner Raquel Welch dies at 82

Published February 15th, 2023 - 08:37 GMT
Raquel Welch
Actress Raquel Welch arrives for the premiere of “How To Be A Latin Lover” at the Arclight Dome Cinema in Hollywood, California on April 26, 2017. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

ALBAWABA - American actress Raquel Welch died aged 82 on Wednesday after a brief illness, her manager and family revealed.

Welch was the first to appear in a deerskin bikini in "One Million Years BC," which made her an international sex symbol.

Welch, who owns a Golden Globe award, starred in over 30 films and about 50 television series.

Her career continued for about five decades and she was most recognized for filming in "Fantastic Voyage" and "The Three Musketeers."

The U.S. actress was born Jo Raquel Tejada in 1940 and she grew up in California. Welch won several beauty titles when she was at a very young age.

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