Lisa Blount Found Dead

Academy Award-winning producer and actress, Lisa Blount, was found dead in her home on Wednesday.

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The 53-year-old Arkansas-born star, was found dead by her mother in her Little Rock home.

Corner Garland Camper told the Arkansas Democrat Gazette that Blount actually died on Monday, and there were no signs of foul play.

According to The Gazette, Blount’s husband, director and actor Ray McKinnon, was out of town this week.

Blount’s acting roles include Jerry Lee Lewis in Great Balls of Fire (1989), and Chrystal (2004).

Blount was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role as Lynette Pomeroy, in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982). The short film she produced, The Accountant won an Oscar in 2001.

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