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Ingoushka Petrov

(1937-11-21)21 November 1937
Died 23 November 2010(2010-11-23) (aged 73)
Cause of death congestive heart failure
Occupation Actress, author, writer
Years active 1964–2010
Spouse(s) Laud Roland Pitt Jr. (divorced)
George Pinches (divorced)
Tony Rudlin
Children Steffanie Pitt-Blake

Ingrid Pitt (21 November 1937 – 23 November 2010) was a Polish-British actress and novelist. She acted in horror movies in the 1960s and 1970s. She played Alice Allison in Nobody Ordered Love. She also played Heidi in Where Eagles Dare.

Personal life

Pitt was born Ingoushka Petrov in Warsaw, Poland, she married three times: Laud Roland Pitt Jr, an American GI; George Pinches, a British film executive; and Tony Rudlin, a writer and racing car driver. Her daughter, Steffanie Pitt-Blake, is also an actress.

She had a passion for World War II aircraft. After revealing this on a radio programme, she was invited by the museum at RAF Duxford to have a flight in a Lancaster bomber. She held a student's pilot licence and a black belt in karate.


Pitt died in a south London hospital on 23 November 2010, a few days after collapsing, and two days after her 73rd birthday, from congestive heart failure.

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