Jill Banner (1946 – 1981)

Jill Banner: American actress born Mary Kathryn Molumby 8 November 1946, Bremerton Washington; died 7 August 1982, Malibu California; automobile accident.

While a student at Hollywood Professional High School, Banner shot the cult horror film Spider Baby or, the Maddest Story Ever Told in 1964 but it was not released until 1967. In the meantime, she accumulated credits in film and television, including a go-go dancer named ‘Snow White’ in The President’s Analyst (1967) starring James Coburn. In 1972, she left Hollywood and acting for New Mexico.

She returned to Los Angeles in the late 1970s and was living and working with Marlon Brando when she was killed in a car crash.

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