Kymberly Herrin, who appeared as a mischievous spirit in Ghostbusters, has passed away untimely.
On 15 November 2022, the Santa Barbara News-Press said in an obituary that the actress and former Playboy model died peacefully on 28 October 2022 in Santa Barbara, California, where she lived until her death.
Now, let’s briefly look at the kind of life she left behind, the cause of her death, and more in this writing.
Kymberly Herrin Cause Of Death
Kymberly Herrin’s death was announced by her niece, Theresa Ramirez on 28 October 2022. In the Facebook post disclosing the news, Kymberly is seen with two late sisters on a beach. “They are all together now. Aunt Kymberly Herrin. I love you.” Theresa wrote next to it with a broken heart emoji.
Still, the Playboy Playmate’s death did not make headlines until 15 November 2022 via the Santa Barbara News-Press with an obituary. However, the outlet also did not disclose details about the circumstances of her passing.
Because the obituary did request for folks to donate to the American Cancer Society to further the research of the prevention and treatment of breast cancer, it is quite possible that breast cancer was the cause of Kymberly’s death.
The obituary posted by Santa Barbara instead talked about Kymberly’s passion for traveling and more. They wrote about her that she sailed for years on a 75-foot yacht along the California Coast, through the Panama Canal, in the Sea of Cortez, in Baja, and into the Caribbean.
Kymberly Herrin Spouse: Was The Ghostbusters Star Married?
Kymberly Herrin stayed out of the limelight after her success in the 80s. There is no public record as to if she was married or had any children. There was also nothing known regarding her dating/relationship history.
So, they now say in the media outlets that she never got hitched and died without having married.
Most importantly, her relationship status was ‘single’ during at least her last hours because she claimed so on Facebook when she was still alive. On Facebook, she also mentioned being interested in both men and women.
Was Kymberly Herrin On YouTube And Instagram?
Kymberly Herrin was not using YouTube or Instagram. But, she was on Facebook as ‘Kymberly Herrin’. But, even here she only rarely showed a few glimpses of her life.
Kymberly Herrin Age At The Time Of Her Death
One of the three “ZZ Top girls” Kymberly Herrin was just 65 years old at the time of her death.
Kymberly Herrin Career
Kymberly Herrin of mixed French-Swedish-Filipino descent had a wonderful career as an actress and model.
She got to grace various magazines at a national and international level. And besides modeling pursuits. she was able to sprinkle her magic in the film industry as well.
Herrin has acted in a few movies. Kymberly played Angelina in the prologue for Romancing the Stone (1984) and had a memorably “sexy” bit as a sensuous ghost Dan Aykroyd’s character, Ray Stantz has an erotic dream about in Ghostbusters (1984). She was also appropriately cast as a Playboy Playmate in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987).
Even more memorable was Kymberly’s blonde woman in the red portrayal in the music video for “Legs” by ZZ Top. People also loved it when she made a guest appearance on an episode of the TV series Matt Houston (1982).
About her, it’s been also understood that she studied at Santa Barbara City College in the Class of 1977 and before that went to Santa Barbara High School in the Class of 1975.
How Tall Was Kymberly Herrin?
Known to the world as a gorgeous, busty, and slender blonde looker, Kymberly used to stand tall at 5′ 8″ (1.73 meters) height. Kymberly looked that way when she was the Playmate of the Month in the March 1981 issue of “Playboy.” Also, when she graced the covers of both the September 1982 and September 1983 issues of “Playboy” or when she posed for a handful of “Playboy” special editions and was featured in a couple of “Playboy” videos.
She was as much loved when she modeled for other clients such as Ralph Lauren and “FIT” magazine or when she did fitness and swimwear ads for this particular magazine.
Where Was Kymberly Herrin Born?
Kymberly was born ‘Kymberly Ellen Herrin’ in 1957 in Santa Barbara, California. This city on the central California coast, with the Santa Ynez Mountains as a dramatic backdrop, was her home forever.
When Was Kymberly Herrin’s Birthday?
Kymberly Herrin was used to celebrating her birthday on October 2nd. So, her birth sign was Libra.
Who Were Kymberly Herrin’s Parents?
Kymberly Herrin’s parents are Elmer Lee Herrin and Billie Eleanor Smith.
It’s been written on her obituary that she is survived by her mother, Billie Dodson, her brother Mark Herrin, nieces Theresa Ramirez and Stephanie Ross, nephews Brandon Herrin and Trevor Triegor, and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Kymberly grew up as the youngest among four siblings. Her older brother still remains while her two older sisters like her are also no more. Mark Stephen Herrin and Gail Sandra Herrin have been mentioned as her siblings, in her IMDB profile.
While on her Facebook profile, Kymberly herself mentioned Walter Dodson, John Dodson, and Mark Herrin as her brothers, Susie Dodson Heitmann, Gail Herrin, and Debbie Herrin, Billie Dodson as her mother, Teri Sotello, Ariel Rougeau, Stephanie Ross, and Stephanie Madison as nieces and Brandon Herrin as her nephew.