Pinup Queen Bettie Page Dies at Age 85
Amy Judd | December 11, 2008 at 07:28 pmby
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Famous pinup queen Bettie Page, whose sexual photos helped bring in the sexual revolution of the 1960s, has died at the age of 85.
Page, whose later life was marked by depression, violent mood swings and several years in a state mental institution, died at a Los Angeles hospital where she had been on life support since she had a heart attack on Dec. 2, according to her agent, Mark Roesler. A cult-culture figure, Page was most famous for the estimated 20,000 4-by-5-inch black-and-white glossy photographs taken by amateur shutterbugs from 1949 and to 1957.
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