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Eileen Brennan, who starred in ‘Private Benjamin,’ dies – CNN.com

Actress Eileen Brennan, who earned an Oscar nomination for her role as the exasperated drill captain in the movie "Private Benjamin," died Sunday, July 28, at her Burbank, California, home after a battle with bladder cancer. She was 80.

Maria Felix-1914-2002/ Due to work commitments in Europe Maria lost the lead role of Pearl Chavez in the 1945 film Duel in the Sun, although it was written with her in mind, to Jennifer Jones. As a result, she never achieved the fame in the USA that she achieved in Latin America and Europe.