Raquel Welch, born Raquel Tejada, 5 September 1940 Chicago; died 15 February 2023 Los Angeles.
Actress and model Raquel Welch, known for her roles in the 1966 films “Fantastic Voyage” and “One Million Years B.C.” has died, according to her representative. Welch was 82.
“The legendary bombshell actress of film, television and stage, passed away peacefully early this morning after a brief illness,” Welch’s rep said in a statement to KABC. “Her career spanned over 50 years starring in over 30 films and 50 television series and appearances. The Golden Globe winner, in more recent years, was involved in a very successful line of wigs.”
“Raquel leaves behind her two children, son Damon Welch and her daughter, Tahnee Welch,” her rep added.