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Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team
Lorene Yarnell dies at 66; half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team

Lorene Yarnell, a dancer who became half of the Shields and Yarnell comedy mime team that came to fame in the 1970s and briefly starred in their own TV variety series, has died. She was 66. Yarnell died of a brain aneurysm July 29 while watching television with her husband, Bjorn Jansson, at their home in Sandefjord, Norway, said Robert Shields, her former husband and show business partner. "I'm devastated by her death," Shields told The Times on Thursday. "Lorene was an incredibly gifted and magical person." The Los Angeles-born Shields, who received a scholarship to legendary mime Marcel Marceau's school in Paris in 1970, went on to become a street mime...

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