It’s sad to report that another member of thecommunity who’s known as one of the original “Scream Queens” has died. At 65 years of age, Marilyn Burns was found unresponsive yesterday.
Her talent manager Chris Roe stated:
It is with sad news that I can officially confirm that actress, Marilyn Burns passed away earlier today. She was found unresponsive by a family member this morning in her Houston, Texas, area home. Her family asks for privacy at this time. Further details will be released later.
Burns will forever be remembered for her role as Sally Hardesty, the only survivor in Tobe Hooper’s original Texas Chain Saw Massacre. She will also be known for portraying Linda Kasabian in the three-time Emmy-nominated miniseries Helter Skelter, and among other roles in various cult films like Eaten Alive.
R.I.P. Marilyn Burns (1949-2014)