Eleanor Holm

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: Olympic swimmer and world record holder who became the first female swimmer to be chosen for three American Olympic teams, who was booted off the 1936 team in a scandal when she was caught drinking and playing dice on the ship bound for Berlin, who went on to appear in several films including a starring role in 1938's Tarzan's Revenge.

 

 

Cause of Death: Kidney failure

 

Born: December 6, 1913

 

Died: January 31, 2004

 

Location: Miami, Florida