Lana Clarkson was an American actress and fashion model who was found dead in 2003 at legendary record producer Phil Spector’s home who was later convicted of killing her. Clarkson acted in several Roger Corman-produced sword-and-sorcery and fantasy films, including 'Deathstalker', 'Barbarian Queen', 'Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II' and 'Barbarian Queen II: The Empress Strikes Back'. She also had a major role in his horror film 'The Haunting of Morella' and Richard Gabai-directed crime-drama film 'Vice Girls'. She appeared in a number of commercials for brands like Mercedes-Benz, Kmart, Nike, Mattel and Anheuser-Busch. As a model, she travelled to countries like Japan, Italy, Switzerland, France, Greece, Argentina and Mexico. Clarkson also made several TV appearances, but was not cast in any steady role. She volunteered weekly at the AIDS charity, 'Project Angel Food', and delivered food to HIV and AIDS victims in Los Angeles. At the age of 40, she was murdered and Phil Spector was sentenced to 19 years in prison for killing her.