Noreen Nash, actor popular was her roles in ‘The Southerner’ and ‘Giant’, died Tuesday, her oldest son, Lee Siegel Jr., told The Hollywood Reporter. She was 99.
Nash died Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Beverly Hills. The actor had two husbands – James Whitmore and Lee E Siegel and two sons Sebastian Siegel and Dmitri Siegel.
Cause of death-
Nash passed away peacefully at her residence in Beverly Hills due to natural causes. Her oldest son, Lee Siegel Jr., confirmed the news.
Husbands: James Whitmore and Lee E Siegel-
The actor married twice in her lifetime. After a brief affair of just over a month, Noreen Nash married Dr. Lee Siegel on December 12, 1942, in Las Vegas. The couple welcomed two sons into their family. Lee Siegel Jr., who became a novelist and religion professor, and Robert James Siegel, who pursued a career as a cardiologist. Sadly, Lee Siegel passed away on May 7, 1990.
In 2001, Noreen Nash entered into marriage with actor James Whitmore. However, James Whitmore sadly passed away in 2009.
James Allen Whitmore Jr. was a well-known American actor who was born on October 1, 1921. He received worldwide acclaim and multiple major prizes throughout his career, including a Golden Globe Award, a Grammy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Theatre World Award, and a Tony Award. He also received two Academy Award nominations, cementing his reputation as a talented and successful actor.
Children: Sebastian Siegel, Dmitri Siegel
On December 12, 1942, Noreen Nash and Dr. Lee Siegel married in Las Vegas. The couple welcomed two sons. Their firstborn, Lee Siegel Jr., went on to become a novelist and religion professor. Their second son, Robert James Siegel, went into cardiology.
Lee Albert Siegel, born on July 22, 1945, is a renowned novelist and professor emeritus of religion at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His notable achievements include his acclaimed novel, “Love in a Dead Language,” published in 1999. The book garnered recognition as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.
However, there is not much information about Robert James Siegel, apart from his profession, as he is into cardiology.