Holly Woodlawn

Puerto Rican actress and former Warhol superstar
Woodlawn in May 2007

Holly Woodlawn (Haroldo Santiago Franceschi Rodriguez Danhakl; October 26, 1946 – December 6, 2015) was a transgender Puerto Rican actress and Warhol superstar. She was known for her roles in Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1972).[1][2][3]

Woodlawn died in Los Angeles, California from brain cancer and liver cancer at the age of 69.


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