Ingrid Pitt Dies: 'The Vampire Lovers' & 'Countess Dracula' Actress

Ingrid Pitt, Madeline Smith, The Vampire Lovers
Ingrid Pitt seduces Madeline Smith in Roy Ward Baker's The Vampire Lovers

Ingrid Pitt, the star of the Hammer horror flicks The Vampire Lovers (1970) and Countess Dracula (1971), has died at a South London hospital. The apparent cause of death was heart failure. Pitt was 73.

Among the Polish-born Pitt's other movie credits are the World War II adventure drama Where Eagles Dare (1969), opposite Clint Eastwood and Richard Burton; Peter Duffell's omnibus horror movie The House That Dripped Blood (1971); and Robin Hardy's horror classic The Wicker Man (1973).

In addition to an autobiography titled Life's a Scream, Pitt penned three volumes of horror trivia, among them The Ingrid Pitt Book of Murder, Torture and Depravity.

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