Tawny Kitaen — the model and actress who appeared in a string of Whitesnake music videos, including 1987′s iconic “Here I Go Again,” in which she danced on the hood of a Jaguar – died this weekend at age 59 after a battle with cancer. Her death has come as a shock for all the industry and her fans too. Tawny Kitaen was born on June 12, 1965, in San Diego and grew up in New Jersey. She began her acting career at a young age.
She later appeared in shows like “Married with Children” (1987) and “Baywatch” (1989). Kitaen is an actress and model who grew up in small towns throughout the midwest. She got her start in Hollywood, appearing on Married…With Children followed by numerous roles in films and TV before making a name for herself as a rock star. For a couple of years, she was one of the most photographed people in the US. Stellar songwriter, dancer, and video vixen, Kitaen made her breakthrough with the most viewed video of 1987. The “Here I Go Again
While continuing to model for numerous men’s magazines, Kitaen began a short music video career. She had a brief relationship with Ratt guitarist Robbin Crosby and appeared in music videos by both Ratt and Whitesnake. In her last interview, the singer talks about the video that popularized her in the 80s rock era and recalls a memorable drive with her father and band member David Coverdale. One of the great personalities and an actress who lived her life with great joy has left a legacy that will be there till the world lasts.