Entertainer Pia Zadora Hospitalized with Head Injury
By Rosalyn Oshmyansky
Entertainer Pia Zadora ,60, is in intensive care after falling off a motorized golf cart. Her husband Mike Jeffries told the Las Vegas Sun she is "in and out of consciousness and improving."
Jeffries described the incident to the Las Vegas Sun. He said she was thrown from a golf cart driven by her 17-year-old son Jordan on Thursday evening near the family's home in Summerlin, and she suffered from a compound fracture of her right ankle and a head injury that lead to bleeding on her brain.
Zadora is recovering at University Medial Center. She was supposed to perform live at Piero's Italian Cuisine on Friday and Saturday. Her performances for next weekend have also been canceled.
Staring her career as a child on Broadway, Zadora is both a singer and an actress. She won the Golden Globe in 1982 for New Star of the Year for Butterfly, She also made appearances in 1988's Hairspray, Troop Beverly Hills and Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult.