Marilyn Burns Net Worth

Marilyn Burns was born on May 07, 1949 in  Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, is Actress, Miscellaneous Crew. 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 Sally Hardesty, a teenager who travels with her brother and some friends to the cemetery where her grandfather was buried to investigate reports of grave vandalism, and then encounters an insane, murderous family, including the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface.Her follow-up appearance was in Eaten Alive (1976), where she played a vacationer who unwittingly stumbles upon a hotel managed by a maniac who feeds his guests to his crocodile. 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 miniseries Helter Skelter (1976) about the real-life trial of Charles Manson and his family. She played Linda Kasabian, a member of the Manson Family whose testimony helped lead to the convictions of the cult leader and many of his followers.Marilyn had an uncredited cameo as Sally Hardesty in The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1994), and made a cameo appearance as Verna Carlson in Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013). However, aside from these roles and occasional appearances at horror conventions, she lived a relatively quiet life out of the spotlight in the Houston area in her later years. Marilyn Burns died at age 65 in her sleep on August 5, 2014 and was found in her Houston, Texas home by family members, the cause was an apparent heart attack, although not specified.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actress, Miscellaneous Crew
Birth Day May 07, 1949
Birth Place  Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 71 YEARS OLD
Died On August 5, 2014(2014-08-05) (aged 65)\nHouston, Texas, United States
Birth Sign Gemini
Alma mater University of Texas at Austin
Occupation Actress
Years active 1970–1994, 2011–2014

💰 Net worth: $100,000

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Biography/Timeline

1970

Burns was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. In seventh grade, she appeared in a musical production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. In 1970, she made her first film appearance in the Robert Altman movie Brewster McCloud (1970). Burns attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated from there with a degree in Drama in 1971. Burns was cast in Lovin' Molly (1974), but was replaced by Susan Sarandon. Burns stayed on as a stand-in for Sarandon and Blythe Danner.

1974

In Tobe Hooper's The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Burns, in her first lead role, portrayed the heroine Sally Hardesty, a teenager who travels with her brother and some friends to the cemetery where her grandfather is buried to investigate reports of grave vandalism, and then encounters an insane, cannibalistic family including the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface. The film was a massive hit, becoming one of the most successful independent films ever at the time.

1975

She also had a small part in George Roy Hill's The Great Waldo Pepper (1975), where she helped cast some of the film's extras.

1976

In 1976, Burns had a role in the television miniseries Helter Skelter about the real-life trial of Charles Manson and his "family". In the series, she played Linda Kasabian, a member of the Manson Family who was granted immunity in exchange for her testimony against the defendants. The miniseries was nominated for three Emmy awards. Recalling her memories of working on Helter Skelter, Burns said: "It was a great experience. But nobody really wanted to touch it [due to the subject matter]. It was like, 'Who wants to be in that picture? Who's actually gonna do that picture?'" Her next role was Faye in the horror film Eaten Alive, which was helmed by The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Director Tobe Hooper. She starred alongside Robert Englund.

2013

Burns subsequently starred in the films Kiss Daddy Goodbye (1981) and Future-Kill (1985). In 1994, Burns briefly reprised her role as Sally Hardesty in the sequel Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994). Burns also made a cameo appearance as Verna Carson in the sequel Texas Chainsaw 3D, which was released on January 4, 2013. However aside from these roles and occasional appearances at horror conventions Burns lived a relatively quiet life out of the spotlight in the Houston area during her later years.

2014

Burns, 65, died in her sleep on August 5, 2014 and was found in her Houston, Texas home by her brother Bill; the cause was an apparent heart attack, although not specified.