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Kim McGuire dead: Cry-Baby actress dies at age 60

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Actress Kim McGuire, best known for playing Mona ‘Hatchet-Face’ Malnorowski alongside Johnny Depp in the John Waters’ 1990 film Cry-Baby, has died at the age of 60. 

McGuire’s husband, Gene Piotrowsky, confirmed his wife’s death Thursday to The Associated Press. Piotrowsky said she died Wednesday at a Naples, Florida hospital of complications from pneumonia.

Her other acting credits included the ABC sitcom On the Air, which was created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. The New Orleans-born McGuire was also an attorney and the author of several books, including Flashback Katrina 10 Years After

Cry-Baby producer Rachel Talalay has been among those to express their sadness at McGuire’s passing. “RIP Kim,” wrote on Twitter. “Shedding  #CryBaby tear for you.”