Hillevi Rombin Schine

Hillevi Rombin Schine

Uppsala, Uppsala kommun, Uppsala län, Sweden
Death 19 Jun 1996 (aged 62)
Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 23265 · View Source
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Hellevi Rombin Schine was an extraordinary athlete as well as a stunning woman. As Hillevi Rombin, she was the Swedish national decathlon champion before being crowned Miss Sweden and later, in 1955, was crowned Miss Universe. Her athleticism was made apparent during the press conference following her Miss Universe victory when she did a handstand! Following her term as Miss Universe she headed to Hollywood to begin a movie career. Shortly after arriving in Hollywood she met and married G. David Schine, a Hollywood producer and hotel owner, with whom she had five children. She and her husband were killed in a plane crash along with one of her children, the pilot of the plane. All three were buried together.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hillevi Rombin Schine (14 Sep 1933–19 Jun 1996), Find a Grave Memorial no. 23265, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .