Kymberly Herrin's death has saddened those who grew up with movies in the '80s.
According to her obituary published in the Santa Barbara News-Press, actress Kymberly, who was known for her roles in Ghostbusters and Romancing the Stone, passed away at the age of 65. In Santa Barbara, California on October 28th, Kymberly passed away “peacefully.”
Kymberly, who was born in Lompoc, California, had a life filled with adventure and accomplishment, as detailed in her obituary. Kymberly “graced the cover of over a dozen periodicals, both local and international,” as one source puts it, during her career.
According to E! Online and Playboy, she got her start in the modeling industry as a Playboy Playmate. Kymberly was honored as March 1981's Playmate of the Month. Beverly Hills Cop II featured Kymberly in the position of playmate that she actually played in real life.
Kymberly is renowned for her role as a paranormal figure in Ghostbusters, in which she had a romantic scene with Dan Aykroyd. Dan reflected on his time spent with Kymberly as late as a few years ago, despite the fact that the project was completed in 1984.
Kymberly Herrin's Cause of Death
At the time, neither more details nor the reason for death was available.
Kymberly Herrin retired from the entertainment industry and settled in Santa Barbara, California, where she would pass away on October 28, 2022.
While Herrin's official cause of death remains unknown, competing theories suggest either that she died peacefully or after a long battle with breast cancer.
Who Was Kymberly Herrin?
Kymberly As an actress and model, Ellen Herrin was included in blockbuster films including “Ghostbusters” and “Romancing the Stone.” Kymberly was another well-known model; she had appeared in the bestselling adult magazine Playboy. Both her attractive face and toned body became household names.
Kymberly's birth date is October 2, 1957, and she was born in Lompoc, California. Despite her stardom as an actress and model, Kymberly spent the majority of her time in Santa Barbara. It was Sandy Herrin and Billie Dodson who had their daughter, Kymberly.
Kymberly attended Santa Barbara High School to finish her regular high school curriculum in 1975. After graduating from high school, Kymberly followed her heart and went for a career in modeling and performing. She was able to achieve her goal, as Kymberly appeared on the covers of numerous magazines all over the world.
Several tributes to Kymberly mention her great enthusiasm for adventure and the open sea. Because of her passion for sailing, she has visited many exotic locations, including the Panama Canal, the Sea of Cortez in Baja, and the Caribbean.
Theresa Ramirez and Stephanie Ross, Brandon Herrin and Trevor Triegor, and Kymberly's grandnieces and grandnephews are among those who will miss her dearly. Kymberly is also survived by her mother, Billie Dodson, and brother, Mark Herrin.
Kymberly Herrin Career Movies
In the original 1984 Ghostbusters film starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Harold Ramis, and Sigourney Weaver, Herrin played the seductive Dream Ghost that Aykroyd's character Ray Stantz encounters during a particularly risqué sequence.
Harrin has appeared in films such as Romancing the Stone, Beverly Hills Cop II (in which he played a Playboy playmate), and Road House.
Kymberly Herrin's Net Worth
According to Vimbuzz, the former American model and actress Kymberly Herrin was reported to have had a net worth in the neighborhood of $1.5 million at the time of her passing.