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Risky Business mom Janet Carroll dies at age 71

janetcarroll.gifJanet Carroll -- we probably knew her best as Tom Cruise's mom in Risky Business (the mom who wants him to take the SAT over again, so she's the villain, right?) -- has died at age 71 after a long illness, the Holllywood Reporter says.

Carroll played a mom again in Secret Admirer and had TV roles on shows including Married With Children, LA Law, Designing Women, Hill Street Blues and the Golden Girls. Her last movie role is in College Debts, set for a 2013 release.

[Last modified: Thursday, May 24, 2012 12:45pm]


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