The American actress Sondra Locke, frequent film partner and former girlfriend of Clint Eastwood, is dead. The American media reported on Thursday. According to the “” died in Curl already on 3. November to the consequences of a cancer disease. This was clear from the death certificate, received by the celebrity-Portal of the health authority in Los Angeles. The actress was therefore 74 years of age.

for her first Film, the Drama “The heart is a lonely hunter”, had Locke in 1969, received an Oscar nomination as best supporting actress. In the Western “The Texan” (1976) played for the first time at the side of Clint Eastwood. The two were a Couple and shot up to the mid-eighties, along with numerous other films, including “The man who never gives up”, “Bronco Billy” and “Dirty Harry returns”.

After the end of their relationship came to a bitter court dispute. Locke sued Eastwood in 1989 to maintenance payments, they agreed out of court.