“Billy Jack And Jean Together Again.” Delores Taylor Dies At 85 In Los Angeles
The famous Billy Jack movies of the 70s are hard to imagine without Delores Taylor, an actress who played one of the starring roles there. In fact, it was her together with her husband, Tom Laughlin, who created the character and developed it in the films: Billy Jack, The Trial of Billy Jack and Billy Jack Goes to Washington. Delores Taylor was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1972.
The news about her death at the age of 85 on March 23 came out of the blue. Her daughter, Teresa Laughlin, announced the sad news on Monday in the evening. It’s indicated the actress was suffering from dementia.
It’s hard to learn such news, especially if it’s about people who made you feel happy. Lots of celebrities have expressed their condolences and paid tribute to the famous actress.
— Larry Karaszewski (@Karaszewski) 27 березня 2018 р.
RIP Delores Taylor, the First Lady of BILLY JACK. Widow of Tom Laughlin and co-star/co-producer of the BILLY JACK movies that could only have been the pop culture phenomenon they were in the 1970s. pic.twitter.com/nl5i8108vr
— Marty McKee (@MartyMcKee) 26 березня 2018 р.
RIP Delores Taylor "To those of u that make peaceful evolution impossible, it is u and only u that will make violent revolution inevitable" pic.twitter.com/nnxYU4Bpc6
— Cass McCombs (@cassmccombs) 28 березня 2018 р.