Tamara Detro (October 21, 1959 – November 28, 1990), known by the stage name Tamara De Treaux, was an American actress. She stood 31 inches tall. She was one of the performers who played ET in Steven Spielberg's film E. T. (1982), squatting inside the animatronics puppet, but was not credited.
She was a friend of the American writer Armistead Maupin. Her diaries supplied the main influence for the heroine "Cadence Roth" in his novel Maybe the Moon - WIKIPEDIA
COD: Heart and respiratory problems
BURIAL: Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, CA