Death of Eileen Brennan

September 3, 1932 - July 28, 2013
Burbank, California | Age 80

'Private Benjamin' actress dies at 80
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DERRIK J. LANG, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whether she was issuing orders as an Army captain in "Private Benjamin," rambling as a real-life rendition of Mrs. Peacock from "Clue" or blasting an immortal monster with a shotgun as a crazy cat lady in "Jeepers Creepers," actress Eileen Brennan injected perfectly timed comedy into each of her roles.

Brennan died Sunday at home in Burbank, California, after a battle with bladder cancer, said her managers, Jessica...

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