The Times of London published Howes‘ obituary, revealing the late actress had died on Sunday (December 19).
Making her own Broadway debut in 1958, Howes played Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. She later starred in the 1962 revival of Brigadoon, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. In 1964 she would also appear opposite Robert Alda in What Makes Sammy Run?.
Howes starred opposite Dick Van Dyke in 1968’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Portraying the iconic character of Truly Scrumptious, Howes reportedly acquired the role after The Sound of Muisc star, Julie Andrews, rejected the part.
Rest in Peace, Sally.