The cause of death of Raquel Welch, the original screen bombshell of the 1960s and 1970s, who passed away in February at 82, has been determined.
The actress’s death certificate states that Alzheimer’s disease contributed to her heart arrest, which led to her death.
The actress concealed her diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, but her initial family statement stated that she passed away in February after a “short illness”.
The certificate stated that she passed away at two in the morning. m. a cremation was performed on February 15.
According to a spokesman for her family, “the iconic bombshell actress of film, television, and stage passed away quietly early this morning after a brief illness”.
“She had a more than 50-year career, appearing in more than 30 movies and 50 TV shows. The Golden Globe winner has recently been associated with a very successful line of wigs”.
According to the obituary, “Raquel leaves behind her two children, son Damon Welch and daughter Tahnee Welch,” noting that the actress was married four times between 1967 and 2004.
Raquel was a part of the 1974 film The Three Musketeers with Faye Dunaway and Charlton Heston, which won her the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy.
She has many other roles, including those in Bedazzled, Myra Breckinridge, and Hannie Caulder. In 1994, she was also given a star on the illustrious Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Tortilla Soup, Legally Blonde, and How to Be a Hispanic Lover are recent films in which she has acted. The actress’s final years were spent singing, spending time with family, and creating her line of wigs.