Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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Behind the Green Door
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Music Department
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Marilyn Chambers (born April 22, 1952) is an American former pornographic actress, stripteaser and political candidate perhaps best known for her 1972 hardcore debut Behind the Green Door. Marilyn Chambers was born Marilyn Ann Briggs in Providence, Rhode Island,and came from a middle-class household. Her father was in advertising and her mother was a nurse. She was the youngest of three children. Her father tried to discourage her from pursuing a modeling career, citing brutal competition. Chambers landed some modeling gigs and a small role in the film The Owl and the Pussycat (1970). Chambers happened to see an advertisement for a casting call and rushed to the audition, only to find it was for a porno film. She was about to leave when the Mitchell brothers noticed her resemblance to Cybill Shepherd, agreed a wholesome blonde actress was needed for the film, and stopped her. Chambers, who was initially ambivalent about starring in Behind the Green Door, asked Artie and Jim Mitchell brothers for a $25,000 salary and a percentage of the gross, never expecting they`d agree.
In the 2004 United States presidential election Chambers ran for Vice President on the Personal Choice Party ticket, a quasi-libertarian party. She received a total of 946 votes. In the 2008 United States presidential election she was again Charles Jay`s running mate, this time as an alternate write-in candidate to his primary national Boston Tea Party running mate Thomas L. Knapp in the states of Arkansas, Hawaii, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Utah.
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Full Name at Birth
Marilyn Ann Briggs
Pornographic film actress, exotic dancer, model, actress and vice-presidential candidate
Place of Death
Santa Clarita, California, USA
Cause of Death
Cerebral hemorrhage following aortic aneurysm
Staples High School
brother, Martin Briggs
a sister, Jann Smith
Box cover model for Ivory Snow (Early 1970s)
McKenna Marie Taylor, Daughter
Fluffy was her cat
Marilyn Chambers (April 22, 1952 – April 12, 2009) was an American pornographic film actress, exotic dancer, model, actress and vice-presidential candidate. She was best known for her 1972 hardcore film debut Behind the Green Door and her 1980 pornographic film Insatiable. She ranked at No. 6 on the list of Top 50 Porn Stars of All Time by AVN, and ranked as one of Playboy's Top 100 Sex Stars of the Century in 1999. Although she was primarily known for her adult film work, she made a successful transition to mainstream projects and has been called "porn's most famous crossover".
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(1981) Print ads for Valentine Products' Marilyn Chambers Love Oil.
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Deceased||Marilyn Chambers passed away on 12th Apr 2009 aged 56.|||