LOS ANGELES: Shirley Mitchell, the American actress believed to be the last surviving adult cast member from classic sitcom I Love Lucy, has died in Los Angeles aged 94. Mitchell, the widow of Oscar-winning composer Jay Livingston, played Lucy’s friend Marion Strong in three episodes of Lucille Ball’s 1950s sitcom. Born in Toledo, Ohio, Mitchell also had recurring roles in Please Don’t Eat the Daisies and The Beverly Hillbillies. In later life she had roles in Dallas, CHiPS and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She and Livingston, her second husband, were married from 1992 until his death in 2001.–BBC