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|Born:||May 25, 1951||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Began modeling career as a baby in Ivory Soap commercials
Grew up in Greenwich Village section of NYC
Worked as a disc jockey where she was discovered by Andy Warhol
Served as model for fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez
Moved to Paris to work as fashion model at age 16; photographed by Richard Avedon and Francesco Scavullo; featured in the best-selling book "Scavullo on Beauty" (date approximate)
Film debut at in small role in Warhol's production "Flesh" (filmed c. 1966)
Returned to USA (date approximate)
Moved to Hollywood to appear in "Rancho Deluxe" (1974)
Was addicted to heroin
Appeared in the NBC miniseries, "Once an Eagle"
Went "cold turkey" in kicking her heroin habit with the assistance of an unnamed male friend
Stage debut, "Italian American Reconciliation"
TV-movie debut, "Crossing the Mob"
Cast as Cathy Smith, the woman who injected comedian John Belushi with the fatal overdose, in the biopic "Wired"
Had recurring role of Amber Twine, the wife of a recording executive in a story arc of "Wiseguy"
Portrayed Christy Carson on the NBC daytime drama, "Another World"
Played Roxanne on the NBC action series, "South Beach"
Co-starred as Lt. Virginia Cooper on the Fox cop drama "New York Undercover"
Returned to daytime TV as a cast member of CBS' "Guiding Light"
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