Tuesday, August 05, 2014

I told the Truth Charlie and YOU know it!

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 rep ... who adds they don't know a cause of death yet.

Burns became a cult superstar after the release of the 1974 horror flick. Her character, Sally Hardesty, is the sole survivor of Leatherface's bloody rampage.

Burns also had cameos in the 1994 and 2013 reboots ... but didn't act in a ton of other films. She did have a role in the 1976 TV movie "Helter Skelter."

The Medical Examiner's Office in Houston confirms they have Marilyn's body ... and an autopsy will be performed.

She was 65 years old.


Rod Foglio said...

First "Last Girl Scream Queen," predating Jamie Lee Curtis by a couple of years.

I'd like to watch the original Helter Skelter, but it's nowhere to be found.

william marshall said...

Col. Which version of Helter Skelter had Bruno Kirby as the Bug Guessing it was the 90's version just watched it on YouTube honestly don't remember seeing it before maybe just because it was so long ago Although I still remember the 1976 version well as a 6 year old kid it put a good scare in me at the time

St Circumstance said...

I am sorry this woman has passed.

If you want to watch a much better movie about Cults- with much better acting...

check out "Martha Marcy May Marlene"

( which I learned of right here)

I am just starting Grahm Nash's new book. Rumor and the index have it he will talk a bit about the Manson Murders...

I am back to looking in Laurel Canyon and the music connection as the real motive

william marshall said...

Rod check Amazon.com they have the DVD on the cheap think its under $10 bucks the 76 version is definitely the best one actor Steve Railsback did a pretty creepy Manson Hey St. Good to see ya blogging again thought you lost interest or the Col ran you off

St Circumstance said...

Thanks William. A little of both maybe lol

Ready to go back in though- for better or worse ;)