Actress Kitten Natividad, whose real name was Francesca Isabel Natividad; is dead according to many sources, after a long battle with cancer. She was 74.
Born in Mexico, and after starting a career in California as exotic dancer, she became an actress in softcore movies directed by Russ Meyer, the most famous are Up! and Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens.
In the ’70s, Natividad moved into pornographic movies, but continuing to appear in series B and low budget productions im susequent years. She apparead also in Buford’s Beach Bunnies, a softcore comedy starring Monique Parent and Rikki Brando.