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Marilyn Burns

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Marilyn Burns was born on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Her follow-up appearance was in Hooper's Eaten Alive (1976), where she played a vacationer who unwittingly stumbles upon a hotel run by a madman who feeds his guests to his pet alligator. Marilyn earned her scream queen status by starring in other horror movies; Kiss Daddy Goodbye (1981) and Future-Kill (1985). She appeared in the television movie Helter Skelter (1976), and her role as Linda Kasabian, the Charles Manson follower whose testimony helped lead to the convictions of the cult leader and many of his followers, was worthy of viewing. Marilyn had an uncredited cameo as a patient on a gurney in the sequel Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994).  See full bio on IMDb »

'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' -- Original Leatherface: I Saw Marilyn's Health Deteriorate

'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'
Original Leatherface: I Saw Marilyn's Health Deteriorate

Gunnar Hansen -- who terrorized actress Marilyn Burns as Leatherface in the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" -- says Burns appeared skinny and frail in recent years ... and appeared to be in… READ MORE >

'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Star Marilyn Burns Dies -- Found Dead at Home

'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'
Marilyn Burns Dies

The heroine of the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" ... Marilyn Burns was found dead today at her home in Texas ... TMZ has learned.Burns was found by a family member in Houston, according her… READ MORE >

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