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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Texas Chainsaw 3D Verna / Sally Hardesty
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Helter Skelter Linda Kasabian
(1976)

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 2017 In a Madman's World
Mrs. Hill
 2014/I Sacrament
Beulah Standifer
 2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D
Verna / Sally Hardesty
 2012 Butcher Boys
Ruth
 1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
Sally
- Under Color of Law (1998) ... Sally
 1994 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
 1974 Lovin' Molly
Sarah Peters / Molly Taylor (uncredited)
 1970 Brewster McCloud
Tour Guide (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (4 credits)
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Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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In The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Gunnar Hansen could run faster than Marilyn, so he had to do random things when chasing her through the woods (you will notice in one head-on shot that he starts slicing up tree branches in the background). See more »

Nickname:

The Scream Queen

Star Sign:

Taurus

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