Obit Tawny Kitaen

This May 28, 1998, file photo shows Tawny Kitaen. Kitaen, the sultry red-haired actress who appeared in rock music videos during they heyday of MTV, has died. She was 59. [BRUCE C. STRONG/THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER VIA AP]

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Tawny Kitaen, the sultry red-haired actress who appeared in rock music videos during they heyday of MTV and starred opposite Tom Hanks in the 1984 comedy "Bachelor Party," has died. She was 59.

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