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Eric Emerson (1945–1975)

Eric Emerson was born in 1945. He was an actor, known for Heat (1972), Lonesome Cowboys (1968) and Chelsea Girls (1966). He died on May 28, 1975. See full bio »



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Heat Eric
Lonesome Cowboys
Chelsea Girls
Chelsea Girls Himself
**** Actor


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 1972 Heat
 1968 San Diego Surf
 1968 Lonesome Cowboys
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 1968 Andy Makes a Movie (Short documentary)
 1966 Chelsea Girls
 1966 The Velvet Underground Tarot Cards (Documentary)
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 2008 Andy Warhol's Factory People (TV Series documentary)
- Your Fifteen Minutes Are Up (2008) ... Himself

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Inadvertently hampered sales of The Velvet Underground's first album. The original back-cover photo included an upside-down image of Emerson, flashed over the band onstage. To pay a hospital bill, Emerson sued Verve Records (the Velvets' record label) for unauthorized use of his likeness. Verve stopped distribution of the album until the photo could be airbrushed and the cover reprinted. The ... See more »

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