Michelle Triola Marvin

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: nightclub singer whose 1970's landmark alimony-without-marriage lawsuit against her former lover, actor Marvin Lee (d. 1987), put the word "palimony" in the family law lexicon and changed the legal rights of unmarried cohabiting partners.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: November 13, 1932

 

Died: October 30, 2009

 

Location: Malibu, California