Reports are coming in that actress and model Anita Pallenberg has passed away, aged 73. The cause of death is currently unknown.
She played Callisto against Jane Fonda’s Barbarella, attempting to corrupt John Philip Law’s angelic Pygar. The character inspired a similarly amoral mutant in the X-Men, a one-time leader of the Morlocks.
Born in Italy to German parents, Pallenberg was variously muse to Andy Warhol and members of the Rolling Stones. She appeared alongside Mick Jagger and Edward Fox in Performance.