Actress Sandra Dee Dead at Age 62
Feb. 20, 2005
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Actress Sandra Dee, the blond beauty who attracted a large teen audience with films such as ``Gidget'' and ``Tammy and the Doctor'' and had a headlined marriage to pop singer Bobby Darin, died Sunday morning, a nursing supervisor said. She was 62.
Dee died 5:57 a.m. at the Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, said Cynthia Mead, nursing supervisor.
Mead said Dee's family requested that no other details be released. CNN reported that Dee had been undergoing treatment at the hospital for the last two weeks for complications with kidney disease and pneumonia.
Born Alexandra Zuck in Bayonne, N.J., Dee became a model while in grade school.