Mandy Rice-Davies


Age: 70

Summary: British showgirl and key figure in the "Profumo Affair" scandal of sex and politics that rocked Cold War Britain who was a 19-year-old model and nightclub dancer in 1963 when her friend Christine Keeler had an affair with War Secretary John Profumo (who was married to actress Valerie Hobson) and also slept with a Soviet naval attache as the resulting collision of sex, wealth, and national security rattled Britain's establishment, almost toppled the government, and fascinated the nation while she was a key witness at a trial that stemmed from the scandal.

Cause of Death: Cancer

Born: October 21, 1944

Died: December 18, 2014

London, England