Lois Van Epps

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: retired schoolteacher at Edgemont High School in Westchester, New York who would be probably best remembered as the woman who convinced the film star Joe Mantegna to take up an acting career while she was teaching English and drama at Morton High School in Cicero, Illinois in 1964.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in TWA Flight 800 airplane accident

 

Born: 1938

 

Died: July 17, 1996

 

Location: Long Island, New York