Linda Bent: born Linda Jean Opie, 30 Mar 1939 Los Angeles, California; 25 Jan 1964 married Phillip Gordon “Pege” Bent (1 Jul 1941 – 12 Jul 1966) in San Diego, California.
PLANE CRASH KILLS ACTOR AND FOLKSINGER.
Actor PHILLIP G. BENT and folksinger PETER SACHSE, both 26, were killed Tuesday (July 12, 1966) when their converted World War II training plane crashed 150 feet off-shore while making a series of low passes over Windansea Beach near La Jolla.
BENT’S widow is actress LINDA OPIE BENT. “It looked like he was zooming down to make a loop,” said one witness. “I remember saying, ‘He does not have enough room.’ Then he crashed.”