There’s a whole world of untold stories about famous celebrities and their tragic endings. Julee Cruise, an American singer and actress, died at the age of 65.
She was a frequent collaborator of Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch and worked on some of their most iconic works.
Here’s the untold story of one of the greatest singers of all time.
The American singer was best known for her hit song Falling, which was used as the theme tune on the hit TV show Twin Peaks.
While there’s still no official reason why Julee Cruise’s death was a tragic accident, her death is an untimely one. The actress suffered from serious health problems in recent years.
In a recent Facebook post, she announced that she was in a great deal of pain from systemic lupus and that she had trouble walking or standing for extended periods.
After her death, many fans paid tribute to the singer on social media. Cruise’s most famous song was “Falling,” which was featured on her debut album.
The song was also featured on the soundtrack of the cult hit show Twin Peaks, which was produced by David Lynch.
Her work with the director was so influential that she appeared in the 2001 spin-off movie Twin Peaks: The Fireplace Stroll With Me and in the 2017 season of the TV show, “Twin Peaks”.
While Lynch’s films are mostly about fictional characters and their escapades, Cruise also appeared in a number of movies and TV shows.
Her voice was featured prominently in the 1986 film Blue Velvet, which features her vocals.
In addition to acting, Cruise also appeared in the film Industrial Symphony No. 1 alongside Nicolas Cage.
And the television show Twin Peaks made her an integral part of the cast.
After her death, the singer released three albums in her lifetime.
She had one album that featured an Elvis Presley cover. She also toured with The B-52s as a stand-in for Cindy Wilson.
She released her second album in 1993 and her third one in 2002. Her final album, My Secret Life, came out in 2002.
It was also a collaboration with DJ Dmitry. She included a cover of Donovan’s “Season of the Witch” and Hybrid’s “Final Beating”.