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Actress Eileen Brennan played Capt. Doreen Lewis in a scene from, “Private Benjamin.” Brennan’s manager, Kim Vasilakis, says Brennan died Sunday in Burbank, Calif., after a battle with bladder cancer. She was 80.

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’Private Benjamin’ actress Eileen Brennan dies

Eileen Brennan, who went from musical comedy on Broadway to wringing laughs out of memorable characters in such films as “Private Benjamin” and “Clue,” has died.


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