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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 »


(age 65) in Houston, Texas, USA

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


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