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FILE - In this 1980 file image released by Warner Brothers Pictures, actress Eileen Brennan as Capt. Doreen Lewis in a scene from, "Private Benjamin." Brennan's manager, Kim Vasilakis, says Brennan, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Burbank, Calif., after a battle with bladder cancer. She was 80. (AP Photo/Warner Brothers Pictures, File)

Eileen Brennan of 'Private Benjamin,' 'Clue' dies

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Whether she was issuing orders as an Army captain in "Private Benjamin," rambling as a real-life rendition of Mrs. Peacock from "Clue" or blasting an immortal monster with a shotgun as a crazy cat lady in "Jeepers Creepers," actress Eileen Brennan injected perfectly timed comedy into each of her roles.

Brennan died Sunday at home in Burbank, Calif., after a battle with bladder cancer, said her managers, Jessica Moresco and Al Onorato. She was 80.

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