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International Velvet

International Velvet was the Andy Warhol "superstar" who was the immediate replacement for Edie Sedgwick in the Warhol retinue. Born Susan Bottomly into a venerable New England family (her father served as a district attorney in Boston), she attended boarding school, but was expelled four times. In 1966, the rebellious deb met Warhol at a party in... See full bio »

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Known For

Midnight Cowboy
Midnight Cowboy The Party
Chelsea Girls
Chelsea Girls Herself
**** Actress
Superboy Actress


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 1969 Midnight Cowboy
The Party
 1967 ****
 1966 Superboy
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 1966 Chelsea Girls
 1966 Screen Test: Susan Bottomly (Short)
 1966 The Velvet Underground Tarot Cards (Documentary)

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I wanted as much attention as I could possibly get...but I had no idea how to handle the attention. I was very clumsy. I would drink too much, often. I had no idea what I was doing... I remember having a few twangs about the fact that Viva was becoming more important than I was. On the other hand I knew it was time for me to move on....


Her father was a district attorney in Boston and her family paid her rent at the Chelsea Hotel and gave her an allowance. See more »

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