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US News Actress Lee Fierro, who played Mrs Kintner in 'Jaws', dies at 91 of coronavirus

11:31  06 april  2020
11:31  06 april  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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Lee Fierro , an actress known for playing Mrs . Kintner in Jaws and its 1987 sequel, has died . She was 91 . Fierro , who portrayed Alex Kintner 's (Jeffrey Voorhees) mom in the two films, died of complications from the coronavirus , Kevin Ryan, artistic director and board president for the Island

Lee Fierro , an actor best known for playing Mrs . Kintner in " Jaws ," has died of complications from coronavirus , according to The Martha's Vineyard Times. Fierro moved to Ohio in 2017 to be closer to her family. A small service, due to the social distancing rules in place during the coronavirus

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Lee Fierro, the actress who memorably played the grieving mother Mrs Kintner in Jaws, has died from complications brought on by coronavirus. She was 91.

Though a resident of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, where Jaws was filmes, she died at an assisted care facility in Ohio, according to the Martha's Vineyard Times.

In Spielberg's breakthrough movie, Fiero confronted Roy Scheider's Chief Brody in one of the film's most visceral scenes.

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Lee Fierro , the actor best known for starring as Mrs Kintner in the film Jaws and the 1987 sequel, has died aged 91 from coronavirus complications. Actor had few major roles other than Jaws but was a dedicated champion of her local theatre workshop.

Lee Fierro , an actor best known for playing Mrs . Kintner in “ Jaws ,” has died of complications from coronavirus , according to The Martha’s Vineyard Times. She was 91 . A resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., Fierro had been living at an assisted care facility in Ohio when she died .

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After her young son Alex, played by Jeffrey Voorhees, becomes the second victim of the shark in Amity, she slaps Scheider across the face while still wearing her mourning veil.

“I just found out that a girl got killed here last week and you knew, you knew there was a shark out there. You knew it was dangerous, but you let people go swimming anyway.” she says in the scene.

“You knew all those things and still my boy is dead now, and there’s nothing you can do about it. My boy is dead. I wanted you to know that.”

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Lee Fierro , an actor best known for playing Mrs . Kintner in " Jaws ," has died , according to the website The Daily Jaws . She was 91 . Fierro moved to Ohio in 2017 to be closer to her family. A small service, due to the social distancing rules in place during the coronavirus pandemic, is being planned

Lee Fierro has died of complications from a coronavirus infection. She was 91 . According to a report from the Martha's Vineyard Times, Fierro passed Fierro is most famous for her role as Mrs . Kintner in the Jaws franchise, the mother of the shark's second victim in the feature. She went on her reprise

She was a theatre-trained actress, serving as the artistic director and board president for the Island Theatre Workshop in Martha's Vineyard.

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According to the Martha's Vineyard Times, she mentored over 1000 children, and was 'fiercely dedicated' to theatre.

Kevin Ryan, current artistic director of the theatre company, told the newspaper: “The one word I would think of when I think of Lee is dedication. I’ve watched her as a performer, director and business woman and then we became friends. She was my teacher and mentor.

“I would still call Lee for artistic discussion and commentary… She was fiercely dedicated to the mission of teaching. She, no matter what it was, would stay at it and get the job done.”

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