Marsha Hunt, an actress most known for her roles in films like “Pride and Prejudice” and “Raw Deal,” died from natural causes at the age of 104.
She died in her Sherman Oaks home in Los Angeles that she had lived in since 1946.
Hunt starred in more than 60 films for Paramount, MGM, Republic and other studios.
Her caregivers, her nephew, actor-director Allan Hunt and Elizabeth Lauritsen, were with her in her home.
Roger C. Memos announced Hunt’s death, having directed a documentary about the late actress in 2015 called “Marsha Hunt’s Sweet Adversity.”
Outside of her film roles, she appeared in more than 50 of them in a 14-year period between 1935 and 1949.
Her career had been greatly defined by the blacklisting she faced from Hollywood executives for protesting.
Hunt was never a member of the Communist Party, helped sign petitions to support.
Her name was included in an influential Hollywood pamphlet called “Red Channels.”
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