Marilyn Chambers

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Marilyn Ann Taylor (née Briggs; April 22, 1952 – April 12, 2009), known professionally as Marilyn Chambers, was an American pornographic film actress, exotic dancer, model, actress, and vice-presidential candidate.wikipedia
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Behind the Green Door

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She was known for her 1972 hardcore film debut Behind the Green Door and her 1980 pornographic film Insatiable.
Featuring Marilyn Chambers, who became a mainstream celebrity, it was one of the first hardcore films widely released in the United States and the first feature-length film directed by the Mitchell brothers.

Pornographic film actor

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Marilyn Ann Taylor (née Briggs; April 22, 1952 – April 12, 2009), known professionally as Marilyn Chambers, was an American pornographic film actress, exotic dancer, model, actress, and vice-presidential candidate.
The film grossed millions of dollars worldwide, success that was echoed by similar stars and productions such as Marilyn Chambers (Behind the Green Door), Gloria Leonard (The Opening of Misty Beethoven), Georgina Spelvin (The Devil in Miss Jones), and Bambi Woods (Debbie Does Dallas).

Staples High School

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Chambers attended Burr Farms Elementary School, Hillspoint Elementary School, Long Lots Junior High School, and Staples High School.

The Owl and the Pussycat (film)

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While in high school she landed some modeling assignments and a small role in the film The Owl and the Pussycat (1970), in which Chambers was credited as Evelyn Lang.

Mitchell brothers

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She was about to leave when producers Artie and Jim Mitchell noticed her resemblance to Cybill Shepherd.
They became incorporated as Cinema 7 (headquartered in the managers' offices at the O'Farrell Theatre), and in 1972 produced one of the world's first famous feature-length pornographic movies, Behind the Green Door, starring an unknown Ivory Snow girl Marilyn Chambers in her porn debut.

Resurrection of Eve

Following Behind the Green Door, the Mitchell Brothers and Chambers teamed up for Resurrection of Eve, released in September 1973.
Resurrection of Eve is a 1973 American feature-length pornographic film produced by the Mitchell brothers and starring Marilyn Chambers, who had become a star in the Mitchell Brothers's previous picture, Behind the Green Door.

Together (1971 film)

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After that she did not receive any roles except for a low-budget film, writer-director-producer Sean S. Cunningham's Together (1971), in which she appeared nude.
The film features a young Marilyn Chambers, billed under her real name, Marilyn Briggs.

Rabid (1977 film)

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Chambers won the starring role in film director David Cronenberg's low-budget Canadian movie Rabid, which was released in 1977.
It features Marilyn Chambers in the lead role, supported by Frank Moore, Joe Silver and Howard Ryshpan.

David Cronenberg

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Chambers won the starring role in film director David Cronenberg's low-budget Canadian movie Rabid, which was released in 1977.
Rabid provided pornographic actress Marilyn Chambers with work in a different genre.

Chuck Traynor

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Flakes' is a terrible word but they were, in a cute sort of way". Chambers had always considered the brothers as her own brothers but when she abruptly announced that she was leaving them to take up with Chuck Traynor, they were appalled and had a falling out with Chambers.
Traynor was married to two performers from the "Golden Age of Porn," from 1971 to 1974 to Lovelace of Deep Throat notoriety and from 1975 to 1985 to Behind the Green Door’s Marilyn Chambers, whom he also managed.

Ivory (soap)

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During her early career as a model, her most prominent job was as the "Ivory Soap girl" on the Ivory Snow soap flake box, posing as a mother holding a baby under the tag line "99 & 44/100% pure".

Roulette Records

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Chambers had some chart success with the disco single "Benihana" in 1976, produced by Michael Zager on the Roulette Records label.

Insatiable (film)

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She was known for her 1972 hardcore film debut Behind the Green Door and her 1980 pornographic film Insatiable.
It starred Marilyn Chambers and was directed by Stu Segall (credited as "Godfrey Daniels").

Erica Boyer

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The films, which were shot at the Mitchell Brothers Theatre, co-starred Erica Boyer.
She came out of retirement to work with Marilyn Chambers again in the XXX Dark Chambers.

Solitaire (2008 film)

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Near the end of her career, Chambers appeared primarily in independent films, including her last role in Solitaire.

Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theatre

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In 1999, Chambers returned to San Francisco to perform at the Mitchell Brothers' O'Farrell Theatre.
Behind the Green Door enjoyed a national marketing coup when it was revealed that its wholesome-looking 19 year-old star, Marilyn Chambers, was the same model who appeared holding a baby on Ivory Snow detergent boxes.

Adult Film Association of America

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Pornographic actress Marilyn Chambers presented the very first award for best erotic motion picture to the L. Sultana production of The Opening of Misty Beethoven, while runner-up was Count the Ways, produced by Virginia Ann Perry.

Golden Age of Porn

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Green Door, along with Deep Throat, released the same year, and The Devil in Miss Jones, ushered in what is commonly known as the porno chic era.
Both influenced the making of films such as 1972's Deep Throat starring Linda Lovelace and directed by Gerard Damiano, Behind the Green Door starring Marilyn Chambers and directed by the Mitchell brothers, 1973's The Devil in Miss Jones also by Damiano, and 1976's The Opening of Misty Beethoven by Radley Metzger.

Personal Choice Party

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In the 2004 United States presidential election, Chambers ran for Vice President on the Personal Choice Party ticket, a libertarian political party.

Rated X (film)

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In 2000, Tracy Hutson played Chambers in the cable television biographical film Rated X, about the Mitchell brothers' film and strip-club career.

Electric Blue (TV series)

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A film tie-in, titled Electric Blue - The Movie, was released theatrically in the UK in 1982 and on VHS in 1983, and featured Marilyn Chambers presenting archive nude footage of celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Joanna Lumley, Jayne Mansfield and Jacqueline Bisset.

Boston Tea Party (political party)

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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.
However, alternate running mates included Marilyn Chambers (Arkansas, Hawaii, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Utah), Barry Hess (Arizona), Dan Sallis, Jr. (Colorado), John Wayne Smith (Florida) and Thomas J. Marino (Washington).

Angel of H.E.A.T.

Angel of H.E.A.T. is an American science fiction softcore sex comedy film directed and produced by Myrl A. Schreibman and starring Marilyn Chambers.

Tracy Hutson

In 2000, Tracy Hutson played Chambers in the cable television biographical film Rated X, about the Mitchell brothers' film and strip-club career.
Her film roles include the 1997 independent film Mixed Signals, the 2000 independent film Endsville, and the May 2000 TV movie Rated X, starring Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez, in which she portrayed adult film star Marilyn Chambers.