Lovelace, Linda (1952–2002)

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Lovelace, Linda (1952–2002)

American actress. Name variations: Linda Boreman. Born Linda Susan Boreman, Jan 10, 1949, in The Bronx, NY; died April 22, 2002, in Denver, CO, from injuries suffered in an April 3rd auto accident; m. Chuck Traynor, 1971 (div. 1974); m. Larry Marchiano, 1974 (div. 1996); children: (2nd m.) 2.

As Linda Lovelace, starred in the pornographic film Deep Throat (1972), and at least 7 others; later claimed 1st husband had forced her to appear in the films, once threatening her during a filming at gunpoint.

See also memoirs (with Mike McGrady) Ordeal (1980) and Out of Bondage (1986).