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Lisa Blount dies at 53; actress starred in 'An Officer and a Gentleman'
Lisa Blount dies at 53; actress starred in 'An Officer and a Gentleman'

Lisa Blount, who played Debra Winger's best friend in the 1982 movie "An Officer and a Gentleman" and later shared an Academy Award as executive producer of the live-action short film "The Accountant," was found dead in her home in Little Rock, Ark., on Wednesday by her mother. She was 53.Blount, the wife of actor and filmmaker Ray McKinnon, was found in bed holding a cellphone, which she had last used Monday when she told a friend she wasn't feeling well, according to Little Rock police.The actress' mother, Louise Blount, told police that her daughter had been suffering for 17 years with a condition similar to multiple sclerosis and recently had complained of a pain in her back and...

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