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Carol Locatell, 'Friday the 13th: Part V: New Beginnings' actress dies at 82

Carol Locatell, on Friday the Part V: New Beginnings and with Burt Reynolds Collaborated on three films and is dead. She is 51.

Locatell Passed away in April after a long battle with cancer Later, at her home in Sherman Oaks, her husband, songwriter and record producer Gregory Prestopino told The Hollywood Reporter . They have been together 11 years.

Locatell moved from LA to NYC in the mid 1981’s to change her career From her first audition there, she landed a Broadway role in Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound, which premiered at . She then appeared in The Shadow Box and The Shadow Box in The Rose Tattoo a year later.

When she auditioned for a role in Simon Chapter Two at the Dinner Theater in Jupiter, Florida, she first Met Reynolds for the first time. She works with him in Paternity (1981), where she plays a whore; Sharky’s Machine (1981), directed by him; and Best Friends by Norman Jewison (1985 ).

on Friday1985 Part V: A New Beginning (1981), Locatell for playing Grumpy, stew-loving Ethel has gained a legion of fans and lives with her son, Junior(Ron Sloan), in Pinehurst On a farm next door to the Youth Development Center.

‘Well, I know what I have to do,'” she recalled in an interview last year . “So I went outside and found a pile of dirt, and I smudged the dirt and got my hands dirty, and I thought, ‘This is perfect. ‘

At Horror Movie Convention, Lockartel’s interaction with the faithful ‘truly warmed my heart’, Sloan wrote on Facebook.

She asks “every fan asks the question, ‘Do you want me to dump you, or which line do you want as your autograph on your photo?” he points out. “She’ll say things like, ‘You big dildo, eat your fucking shit’ [or] ‘Who the fuck are you and what the fuck do you want?’ …at the next convention Her sailor mouth will really be missed.”

Locatell is an only child, born in Atlanta in December , 1940. She grew up in San Mateo, CA and was sent to a Catholic boarding school by her mother at age 4 . She attended San Francisco State University but left Odd Couple after being hired by Simon’s first road company to play one of the dove sisters.

In the earlier ’19 s, CBS brought her to Los Angeles because the network was looking to restore a version of the studio system, her husband said.

Locatell debuted in an episode of

*) 1940 in Flying Nun, she will appear in Switching,Medical Center,Smith Family , Bonanza , Mannix, M*A*S*H, Policewoman , Dynasty , Ally McBeal , NYPD Blue , Grey’s Anatomy

, Mad Men, Scandal, station 19 and Shameless .

Her big screen bio also includes Coffy (1940), Sammy (1977), The Daytrippers (1994), The Vulnerabilities (1994) and The Family Stone ().

After surviving tongue cancer eight years ago, Locartel has continued acting and enjoys working in the theater most, Prestopino said. “She would make her own voice, you could hear every word, but she wasn’t loud,” he said. “She has a great instrument that fills a room.”



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