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Barbara Rush, Golden Globe-winning actress from It Came from Outer Space and Peyton Place, dead at 97

Golden Globe-winning actress Barbara Rush has died at the age of 97.

Her daughter, Claudia Cowan, confirmed her mother’s death Fox news on Sunday.

“My wonderful mother passed away peacefully at 5:28 this evening,” she said. ‘I was with her this morning and know she was waiting for me to return home safely for the transition.

“It’s fitting that she chose to leave for Easter because it was one of her favorite holidays and now, of course, Easter will have a deeper meaning for me and my family.”

Rush was best known for her roles in 1953’s It Came from Outer Space and 1957’s Peyton Place.

Golden Globe-winning actress Barbara Rush has died at the age of 97; pictured in 2007

Richard Carlson and Barbara Rush in 'It Came From Outer Space', 1953

Richard Carlson and Barbara Rush in ‘It Came From Outer Space’, 1953

She has played alongside Hollywood legends such as Paul Newman, Rock Hudson, Dean Martin, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra and Richard Burton.

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