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1950s Film Star Rita Gam Dies at 88

1950s Film Star Rita Gam Dies at 88

Actress and first wife of famous director Sidney Lumet, Rita Gam has died, according to reports. She was 88. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Gam died from respiratory failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday. During her acting career, Gam starred in films like Saadia, Sign of the Pagan and King of Kings. Gam also played the real life role of one of Grace Kelly's bridesmaids when the actress wed Prince Ranier in 1956, THR adds. Aside from her on screen roles, Gam also starred in a handful of stage productions including Wit & Wisdom, Hamlet and There's a Girl in My Soup.

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