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Star of original Cape Fear Polly Bergen dies aged 84

By Staff Reporter

Emmy-winning US actress and singer Polly Bergen, who played the terrorised wife in the original Cape Fear film and the first woman president in Kisses For My President, has died. She was 84.

Ms Bergen had battled emphysema and other ailments in the late 1990s, a result of 50 years of smoking.

A brunette beauty with a sultry voice, she also appeared on Desperate Housewives and the past mistress of Tony Soprano's late father on The Sopranos.

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