• Verna Bloom, ‘Animal House' and ‘Last Temptation of Christ' Actress, Dies at 80

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Verna Bloom, a character actress best known for playing the cheating wife of Dean Wormer in “Animal House” and Mary, mother of Jesus in Martin Scorsese's “The Last Temptation of Christ,” has died at age 80.
    A family spokesperson told USA Today that Bloom died from complications from dementia.
    Bloom made her film debut co-starring in Haskell Wexler's acclaimed 1969 drama “Medium Cool,” for which she received a best actress and best supporting actress nomination from the National Society of Film Critics.
    She appeared as Sarah Belding in Clint Eastwood's 1973 Western “High Plains Drifter,”...
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  • Verna Bloom Dies: Versatile TV, Film, Broadway Actress Was 80

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Verna Bloom , whose memorable turn as Marion Wormer in the 1979 comedy classic Animal House saw her immortalize cucumber innuendo, has died. She passed Wednesday in Bar Harbor, Maine from dementia complications, according to a family spokesperson.
    Bloom had a long career in film, television and on the stage, spanning a wide range of roles in drama and comedy. She made her film debut in Medium Cool as a single mother mixed up in the violence of the 1968 Democratic National...
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  • Verna Bloom, Animal House & High Plains Drifter Star, Dies

    Verna Bloom, Animal House & High Plains Drifter Star, Dies

    5 monthes ago - By Movie Web

    Verna Bloom, Animal House & High Plains Drifter Star, Dies at 80 Actress Verna Bloom, stole nearly all of the Animal House scenes that she was in, has passed away after suffering dementia.
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