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Lisa Blount of 'An Officer and a Gentleman' dies

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Lisa Blount, who played Debra Winger’s best friend in the movie An Officer and a Gentleman, has died of unknown causes, according to the AP. The actress was 53. A coroner for Pulaski County in Arkansas told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that there were no signs of foul play. Blount won a Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of a beautiful townie in An Officer and a Gentleman, and later won an Oscar for co-producing the 2001 live-action short, The Accountant. She had been married to actor Ray McKinnon since 1998.