Warhol superstars

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  1. Jim Morrison
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    Jim Morrison

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    James Douglas "Jim" Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, songwriter and poet best remembered as the lead singer of The Doors.


  2. Edie Sedgwick
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    Edie Sedgwick

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    Edith Minturn "Edie" Sedgwick (April 20, 1943 – November 16, 1971) was an American heiress, socialite, actress, and fashion model. She is best known for being one of Andy Warhol's superstars. Sedgwick became known as "The Girl of the Year" in 1965 after starring in several of Warhol's short films in the 1960s. She was dubbed an "It Girl", while Vogue magazine also named her a "Youthquaker".


  3. Cyrinda Foxe
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    Cyrinda Foxe

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    Cyrinda Foxe (February 22, 1952 – September 7, 2002) was an American actress, model and publicist, best known for her role in Andy Warhol's Bad. She was married to both David Johansen, of the New York Dolls, and Steven Tyler, of the rock band Aerosmith. She is the mother of Mia Tyler.


  4. Nico
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    Nico

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    Nico (born Christa Päffgen; 16 October 1938 – 18 July 1988) was a German singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, musician, fashion model, and actress who became famous as a Warhol Superstar in the 1960s. She is known for her vocals on The Velvet Underground's debut album, The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967), and her work as a solo artist. She also had roles in several films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960) and Andy Warhol's Chelsea Girls (1966).


  5. Catherine James
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    Catherine James

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  6. Mary Woronov
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    Mary Woronov

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    Mary Woronov (born December 8, 1943) is an American actress, published author and figurative painter. She is primarily known as a "cult star" because of her work with Andy Warhol and her roles in Roger Corman's cult films. Woronov has appeared in over 80 movies, on stage at Lincoln Center and off-Broadway productions, as well as numerous appearances in mainstream American TV series, such as Charlie's Angels and Knight Rider.


  7. Joe Dallesandro
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    Joe Dallesandro

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    Joseph Angelo D'Allesandro III (born December 31, 1948), better known as Joe Dallesandro, is an American actor and Warhol superstar. Having also crossed over into mainstream roles like mobster Lucky Luciano in The Cotton Club, Dallesandro is generally considered to be the most famous male sex symbol of American underground films of the 20th century, as well as a sex symbol of gay subculture.


  8. Sylvia Miles
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    Sylvia Miles

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    Sylvia Miles (born September 9, 1932) is an American actress.


  9. Cherry Vanilla
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    Cherry Vanilla

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    Cherry Vanilla (born Kathleen Dorritie on October 16, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, publicist, and actress. After working as an actress in Andy Warhol's Pork, she worked as a publicist for David Bowie, before becoming a rock singer. She subsequently became a publicist for Vangelis.


  10. Candy Darling
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    Candy Darling

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    Candy Darling (November 24, 1944 – March 21, 1974) was an American actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar. A trans woman, she starred in Andy Warhol's films Flesh (1968) and Women in Revolt (1971), and was a muse of the protopunk band The Velvet Underground.


  11. Jane Holzer
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    Jane Holzer

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    Jane Holzer (née Bruckenfeld; born October 23, 1940) is an American art collector and film producer who was previously an actress, model, and Warhol superstar. She was often known by the nickname Baby Jane Holzer.


  12. Viva
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    Viva

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    Viva (born August 23, 1938) is an American actress, writer and a former Warhol superstar.


  13. Ultra Violet
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    Ultra Violet

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    Isabelle Collin Dufresne (stage name Ultra Violet; 6 September 1935 – 14 June 2014) was a French-American artist, author, and both a colleague of Andy Warhol and one of the pop artist's so-called superstars. Earlier in her career, she worked for and studied with surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. Dufresne lived and worked in New York City, and also had a studio in Nice, France.


  14. Penny Arcade
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    Penny Arcade

    2,915 views

    Penny Arcade (born Susana Carmen Ventura, July 15, 1950), is an American performance artist, actress, and playwright based in New York City.


  15. Andrea Feldman
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    Andrea Feldman

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    Andrea Feldman (April 1, 1948 – August 8, 1972) was an American actress and Warhol Superstar. She committed suicide in 1972.


  16. International Velvet
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    International Velvet

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    Susan Bottomly (born 1950), also known as International Velvet, is a former American model and actress. She is known for her appearances in several of Andy Warhol's underground films.


  17. Jackie Curtis
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    Jackie Curtis

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    Jackie Curtis (February 19, 1947 – May 15, 1985) was an American actress, writer, singer and Warhol Superstar.


  18. Gerard Malanga
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    Gerard Malanga

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    Gerard Joseph Malanga (born March 20, 1943) is an American-Italian poet, photographer, filmmaker, curator and archivist.


  19. Holly Woodlawn
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    Holly Woodlawn

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    Holly Woodlawn (born October 26, 1946) is a transgender Puerto Rican actress and former Warhol superstar, who appeared in his movies Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1972).


  20. Tom Baker
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    Tom Baker

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    Tom Baker (August 23, 1940 – September 2, 1982) was an American actor who starred in the Andy Warhol movie I, A Man (1967). He was a known drug addict and alcoholic, and a close friend of Jim Morrison of The Doors.


  21. Jack Smith
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    Jack Smith

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    Jack Smith (November 14, 1932 – September 25, 1989) was an American filmmaker, actor, and pioneer of underground cinema. He is generally acclaimed as a founding father of American performance art, and has been critically recognized as a master photographer, though his photographic works are rare and remain largely unknown.


  22. Eric Emerson
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    Eric Emerson

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    Eric Emerson (June 23, 1945 – May 28, 1975) was an American musician, dancer, and actor. Emerson is best known for his roles in films by pop artist Andy Warhol, and as a member of the seminal glam punk group, the Magic Tramps.


  23. Brigid Berlin
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    Brigid Berlin

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    Brigid Berlin (born September 6, 1939) is an American artist and former Warhol superstar.


  24. Freddie Herko
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    Freddie Herko

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    Frederick Charles "Freddie" Herko (February 23, 1936 – October 27, 1964) was an artist, musician, actor, dancer, choreographer and teacher.


  25. Mario Montez
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    Mario Montez

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    René Rivera, (July 20, 1935 – September 26, 2013), known professionally as Mario Montez, was one of the Warhol superstars, appearing in thirteen of Andy Warhol's underground films from 1964 to 1966. He took his name as a male homage to the actress Maria Montez, an important gay icon in the fifties and sixties. Before appearing in Warhol's films, he appeared in Jack Smith's important underground films Flaming Creatures and Normal Love. Montez also stars in the Ron Rice film, Chumlum, made in 1964. Mario Montez, was "a staple in the New York underground scene of the 1960s and ’70s."


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