Tawny Kitaen, best known for her performance in Bachelor Party and multiple rock music videos died at the age of 59.
The news of her demise was asserted by the office of the Orange County Coroner through a press release in which they used her legal name which is Tawny Kitaen Finley. The press release also revealed that the actress died at her Newport Beach Home in California on Friday. However, the cause of her death is yet to be disclosed.
Raine Finley and Wynter, her children from Chuck Finley, announced their mother’s demise through a post on Instagram.
The children said that they are saddened and heartbroken to share the news of their mother’s death. They said they wanted to thank everyone including her friends and fans who always supported her and loved her. The children said that they will love her and miss her and that they know that she will live in her legacy forever.
Kitaen co-starred in the sitcom “Bachelor Party” with Tom Hanks as Hank’s bride-to-be. She also appeared in films from the 1980s such as “Witchboard” and “Crystal Heart.”
When establishing a reputation for herself in the acting world, Kitaen also established a name for herself in the music world. She starred in several music videos and was also the voice of the band RATT’s album covers. She appeared in music videos for Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” and “Still of the Night” in the 1980s, as well as Ratt’s “Out for More” video in 1984.
Kitaen, according to her representative Michael Goldberg, was a delight and enjoyed speaking about her encounters.
Goldberg said that it was an honor to serve as Tawny’s representative. She was an utter pleasure to partner with. She was often appearing on numerous podcasts and radio programs, and she adored telling her life stories. He asserts that he is going to miss her.
She was most prominently seen in the comedy television series “Moms Anonymous” and the miniseries “Large @ Life.” Such television appearances include a co-hosting stint on “America’s Funniest People” and appearances on the reality shows “The Surreal Life” and “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,” where she discussed her battle with drug addiction.
On Twitter, David Coverdale, Whitesnake’s lead singer and ex-husband of Kitaen, shared his condolences. He said that he has just woken up to some very sad and unwelcoming news but he is waiting for proof.
He said that if this is real, his heartfelt condolences go to her children, fans, colleagues, and relatives.