Tawny Kitaen died in Newport, California on Friday at the age of 59, according to the website TMZ. However, there has not yet been a cause of death determined.
Tawny first shot to fame in The Perils of Gwendoline, After Midnight and Bachelor Party, in which she starred as Tom Hanks’ character’s girlfriend.
She first ventured into showbiz as a teenager, starting out on game show To Tell the Truth in 1976.
In more recent years, she ventured into the realm of reality TV, with appearances on shows including The Surreal Life, Botched, and Celebrity Rehab with Dr Drew.
Tawny landed a series of music video roles including Whitesnake’s Is This Love and Here I Go Again – and she went on to marry the band’s lead singer David Coverdale in 1989.