Mary Ellen Trainor
Mary Ellen Trainor and son Alex with ex husband and director Robert Zemeckis as he places his handprints and footprints in cement in the forecourt of Mann's Chinese Theatre in HollywoodReuters

Mary Ellen Trainor, who appeared in all the "Leathal Weapon" movies and "The Goonies", died of Pancreatic cancer on 20 May. She was at 62. The news was confirmed by Trainor's friend and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy on 8 June, 2015.

The Hollywood Reporter reported that the actress died at her home in Mentecito, California. Trainor, who was married to Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis appeared in all the movies he directed, including "Back to the Future Part II", "Forrest Gump" and "Death Becomes Her", before they got divorced in 2000.

Here are some of the more memorable movie roles Trainor had essayed:

"Romancing the Stone" (1984)
"Lethal Weapon" (1987)
"The Monster Squad" (1987)
"Die Hard" (1988)
"The Goonies" (1988)
"Scrooged" (1988)
"Ghostbusters II" (1989)
"Lethal Weapon 2" (1989)
"Grand Canyon" (1991)
"Lethal Weapon 3" (1992)
"Forrest Gump" (1994)
"Lethal Weapon 4" (1998)
"Anywhere But Here" (1999)
"Amy's Orgasm" (2001)
"Freaky Friday" (2003)

A memorial service will be held for Trainor at 11 am on Friday, 19 June, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito.

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