The two had worked together in Cher's first film, Silkwood.
Karen Silkwood would nod in assent if she were alive today.
Karen Silkwood's father Bill and her three children sued Kerr-McKee for negligence.
Silkwood believed it might have happened when
she accidentally spilled some of her plutonium-rich urine sample on November 7.
Similarly, in 1983, she also made an entry into the world of movies by writing the screenplay for the drama‘Silkwood'.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor- Motion Picture for his performance in Silkwood 1983.
Silkwood's estate maintained that Karen's autopsy was
definitive proof that she had been poisoned by plutonium at the time of her death.
The drama is based on the real life of Karen Silkwood, a whistle-blower and union activist,
who died in a car crash while investigating dangerous practices at the plutonium plant in Oklahoma where she worked.
Over the next few days,
additional testing showed a puzzling pattern- Silkwood's continued high levels of plutonium were
not being caused by a known outside source, as she had not been exposed to any new plutonium at work.