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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 21 June 1949Biddeford, Maine, USA
Birth NameLinda Darlene Drouin
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Linda Kasabian was born on June 21, 1949 in Biddeford, Maine, USA as Linda Darlene Drouin.

Spouse (2)

Robert Kasabian (September 1967 - ?) (divorced) (1 child)
Robert Peasley (1965 - 1966) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

After escaping the Manson family, she accepted Vincent Bugliosi's offer to be the prosecution's star witness against Charles Manson and his cohorts. Her testimony was considered key in their convictions and she was granted full immunity in exchange for her cooperation.
On August 8, 1969, she was the lookout and getaway driver for Charles Watson, Susan Atkins and Patricia Krenwinkel when they murdered Sharon Tate and four others at the urging of Charles Manson. She claimed she did not know what they had planned until the killing had started.
Is portrayed by Marilyn Burns in Helter Skelter (1976) and Clea DuVall in Helter Skelter (2004).
Her last name is the name of a British rock band.
Gave birth to her second child while in jail, awaiting the Manson trial. She named her son Angel. Angel was the name of the hero in "Tess of the D'Urbervilles", the last book Sharon Tate ever read.

Personal Quotes (1)

[Interview with A Current Affair (1986)] I couldn't believe what I was seeing. It was like, "Did this really happen?". It just didn't seem real, but it was very real. I want the Tates to know that I'm really sorry. I know, sorry doesn't even come close. [1988]

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