Marilyn Burns (I) (1949–2014)


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Marilyn Burns was born Mary Lynn Ann Burns on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Drama. Marilyn was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). She played ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 65) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Sat, Aug 20 11:46 AM PDT on THMAX (534)

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Known For

Texas Chainsaw Verna / Sally Hardesty
(2013)
Helter Skelter Linda Kasabian
(1976)

Filmography

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 2017 In a Madman's World
Mrs. Hill
 2014/I Sacrament
Beulah Standifer
 2013 Texas Chainsaw
Verna / Sally Hardesty
 2012 Butcher Boys
Ruth
 1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Sally
- Under Color of Law (1998) ... Sally
 1995 Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation
Patient on Gurney (as Anonymous)
 1985 Future-Kill
Dorothy Grim
 1983 California Cowboys
Carmen
 1981 Kiss Daddy Goodbye
Nora Dennis
 1976 Eaten Alive
Faye
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Mini Series)
Linda Kasabian
- Part II (1976) ... Linda Kasabian
- Part I (1976) ... Linda Kasabian
 1975 The Great Waldo Pepper
Spectator (uncredited)
 1974 Lovin' Molly
Sarah / Molly (uncredited)
 1970 Brewster McCloud
Tour Guide (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Anonymous

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Parents:

Burns, Mary Lynn Ann
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Trivia:

Found dead by family members at her Houston, Texas home on August 5, 2014. See more »

Nickname:

The Scream Queen

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