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Singer, actress Kaye Stevens dies in Florida

Singer, actress Kaye Stevens dies in Florida

Singer and actress Kaye Stevens, a longtime South Florida resident who was a frequent guest on Johnny Carson's "The Tonight Show," has died at a central Florida hospital. She was 79.
Close friend Gerry Schweitzer confirmed that Stevens died Wednesday at the Villages Hospital north of Orlando following a battle with breast cancer and blood clots.
Stevens performed with Rat Pack members including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop. She also performed solo at venues like Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas and the Plaza Hotel's Persian Room in New York City.
During the Vietnam War era, Stevens performed for American soldiers in the war zone with Bob Hope's USO tour.
Stevens also acted in film and television, including a run on "Days of Our Lives" from 1974-79.


Updated : 2021-03-08 16:46 GMT+08:00