Miss: Sue Lyon in “Lolita.”

Even at 14, Lyon was too old to play the “nymphet” in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002867" title="Stanley Kubrick" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/stanley-kubrick-PECLB002867.topic">Stanley Kubrick</a>’s adaptation of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001433" title="Vladimir Nabokov" href="/topic/arts-culture/vladimir-nabokov-PEHST001433.topic">Vladimir Nabokov</a>’s provocative novel.

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Even at 14, Lyon was too old to play the “nymphet” in Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s provocative novel.

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