R.I.P. Dyanne Thorne (Ilsa, Point of Terror, Hellhole, Star Trek)

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  1. MorallySound

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    Dyanne Thorne Maurer
    Oct.14 1936 – Jan.28 2020
    She is survived by her husband, Howard Maurer

    Source: https://horrorcultfilms.co.uk/2020/02/in-loving-memory-of-dyanne-thorne/

    "It is with deep sadness that I share news of the passing of beloved cult film actress, Dyanne Thorne.


    Dyanne was known by many in the horror film community for her role as soldier of fortune ‘Ilsa’ in the Don Edmonds/Jean LaFleur franchise of the 70’s but also had great success outside the realms of the horror genre with a shining career in comedy, the stage and screen. After a 30+ year career in show business with her husband, musician and actor Howard Maurer, Dyanne and Howard went on to run a successful wedding company in Las Vegas.


    As a friend of the couple, I’ve been asked by Howard to share the news on his behalf.


    Dyanne will be missed by film fans around the globe but she will be remembered by her wonderful work and the memories she created with her fans, colleagues, friends and family.


    It has been a personal honour and a privilege to have had Dyanne in my life and she will be in my heart always.


    Rest peacefully, Dyanne."
     
  2. wago70

    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    Sad news to hear - I enjoyed her so much in "Point of Terror".
     
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    RIP. I've only seen six of her films but it's difficult to be a genre fan and not be familiar with her. She'll probably always be remembered as Ilsa and Wanda.
     
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    Very sad to read this. I've seen Dyanne Thorne in a bunch of movies, but it's the Ilsa series that's my favorite by far. Rest in peace.
     
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    R.I.P.

    I'm surprised some of the Ilsa movies haven't been re-released on Blu-ray/UHD by now.

    She was also great as "Dad" in Real Men, and many others.
     
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    A true cult favorite. Rest In Peace.
     

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