Actress Murphy dies at age 80

She passed away at her Los Angeles home after a long battle with heart disease, according to the Associated Press.

Murphy was perhaps most famous for starring opposite Marlon Brando in the 1953 hit The Wild One, but she was also cast among other popular leading men including Humphrey Bogart in The Desperate Hours and Tony Curtis in Beachhead.

Murphy, who retired from the acting industry in the 1980s, was also featured in a variety of TV series including I Spy, Dr. Kildare and Ironside.

The actress died on 4 May (11).