Publicity photo of Elvis and Ina Balin for “Charro”, 1968.

(Wikipedia) Balin was born in Brooklyn, New York to Jewish parents. Her father, Sam Rosenberg, was a dancer, singer and comedian who worked the Borscht Belt. He later quit show business to join his family's furrier business. Her mother was a Hungarian-born professional dancer who escaped a troubled family life by marrying at age 15. Sam Rosenberg was Balin's mother's third husband by age 21. They divorced when Ina and her brother, Richard Balin, were still quite young and the children were placed in boarding schools until their mother married a fourth time to shoe magnate Harold Balin. He later adopted the two children. Balin graduated from high school at age 15 after having spent five years at a boarding school in Pennsylvania.Balin, a former cigarette smoker,[8] died on June 20, 1990, at Yale–New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut, aged 52, from complications of chronic lung disease, including pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure of the lungs)] She had been at the hospital seeking a lung transplant.