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Viva was born Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann in Syracuse, New York, to Mary Alice (McNicholas) and Wilfred Ernest Hoffmann, a well-to-do lawyer. She is the first child of a devout Catholic family, and is of German, Irish, English, and one eighth Italian, ancestry. Her parents had eight more children. She told her mentor, Andy Warhol, that her father ... See full bio »

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Known For

Paris, Texas
Paris, Texas Woman on TV
(1984)
Midnight Cowboy
Midnight Cowboy Gretel McAlbertson - The Party
(1969)
Play It Again, Sam
(1972)
The Man Without a Face
(1993)

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 2008 The Feature (as Viva Superstar)
 1993 The Man Without a Face
Mrs. Cooper
 1984 Paris, Texas
Woman on TV (as Viva Auder)
 1982 The State of Things
Kate
 1980 Flash Gordon
Cytherian Girl
 1979 Seduction of Patrick (Short)
 1979 New Old
 1972 Ciao Manhattan
Diana - Vogue editor
 1972 Cisco Pike
Merna
 1970 Necropolis
Countess Bathory (as Viva Auder)
 1969 Keeping Busy
 1969 Sam's Song
Girl with the Hourglass
 1969 Midnight Cowboy
Gretel McAlbertson - The Party
 1968 San Diego Surf
Susan Hoffmann
 1968 Lonesome Cowboys
Ramona D'Alvarez
 1968 The Loves of Ondine
Girl in Bed
 1967 ****
Girl in Bed
 1967 The Nude Restaurant
The Waitress
 1967 Bike Boy
Girl on couch
 1967 Tub Girls
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Other Works:

Author of "Superstar" 1970, G. P. Putman and "The Baby" 1975, Alfred A. Knopf, publisher. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 4 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Viva Auder | Viva Superstar
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She was the eldest of nine children born to conservative parents. Her father was a prominent criminal lawyer. After attending parochial grade schools, she went to Marymount, a Catholic College in Tarrytown, New York. She studied in Paris at the Sorbonne in her junior year, living in a convent on the Right Bank while studying art. See more »

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Virgo

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Is she the same Viva that was in FYEO?? mrsjs
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