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Marilyn Burns (I) (1949–2014)


Marilyn Burns was born on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Her follow-up appearance was in Hooper's Eaten Alive (1976), where she played a vacationer who unwittingly stumbles upon a hotel run by a ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 65) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Known For

Eaten Alive
(1976)
Helter Skelter
Helter Skelter Linda Kasabian
(1976)
Texas Chainsaw 3D
Texas Chainsaw 3D Verna / Sally Hardesty
(2013)

Filmography

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 2014/I Sacrament
Beulah Standifer
 2012 Butcher Boys
Ruth
 1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Sally
- Under Color of Law (1998) ... Sally
 1985 Future-Kill
Dorothy Grim
 1981 Kiss Daddy Goodbye
Nora Dennis
 1976 Eaten Alive
Faye
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Movie)
Linda Kasabian
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Anonymous

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

In "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" Gunnar Hansen could run faster than Marilyn, so he had to do random things when chasing her through the woods (you'll notice in one head-on shot that he starts slicing up tree branches in the background). See more »

Nickname:

The Scream Queen See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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