Linda Blair Bio, Age, Married, Net Worth, Movies, Now, Foundation…

Linda Blair Biography

Linda Blair(Linda Denise Blair)is an American actress. Blair played the possessed child, “Regan” in the film The Exorcist “1973”, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe. She reprised her role in Exorcist II: The Heretic “1977”, for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award.

She would go on to star in numerous controversial dramatic television films, such as “Born Innocent”, 1974, and Sarah “T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic”, “1975” before establishing herself as a sex symbol in the musical Roller Boogie in 1979.

The 1980s saw Linda starring in numerous exploitation and horror films, such as the slasher film Hell Night “1981”, the prison drama Chained Heat “1983”, and the Grindhouse cult thriller Savage Streets “1984”.

Throughout the 1990s, she appeared in various independent films and B movies, as well as several television credits: From 2001 to 2003, she was the host of the Fox Family reality series Scariest Places on Earth, and in 2006 had a guest role on the series Supernatural. She also appeared as herself on the Animal Planet series Pit Boss from 2010 to 2012.

In addition to her acting credits, Blair has publicly supported various charitable causes, specifically animal rights. In 2004, she founded the Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, which serves to rehabilitate and adopt rescue animals.

Linda Blair Age

Linda Blair who is also known by her real name, “Linda Denise Blair” is an American actress. She played the possessed child, Regan, in the film The Exorcist “1973”, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe. She was born on born January 22. 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Denise Blair is 60 years old as of 2019.

Linda Blair Family

She was born to James Frederick (FATHER) and Elinore (née Leitch) Blair. She was raised along with her older sister, Debbie, and an older brother, Jim.

When Blair was two years old, her father was a Navy test pilot-turned-executive recruiter, took a job in New York City, and the family relocated to Westport, Connecticut. Her mother worked as a real estate agent in Westport.

Linda Blair Married

Linda is said to claim to be single now. However, she has kept her personal life so private that she might be secretly married and is showing reluctance to open up about her personal life.

At age fifteen, Blair dated Australian singer Rick Springfield, whom she met during a concert at the Whisky a Go Go. She also dated Deep Purple bassist Glenn Hughes.

Between late 1979 and mid-1981, she dated Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw. In the early 1990s, Blair was in a relationship with actor Wings Hauser.

In a 1982 interview accompanying a topless pictorial in Oui magazine, Linda revealed that she found Rick James “very sexy.” James, who was shown the piece by a member of his retinue, returned the compliment through an intermediary.

They dated for two years and James wrote his hit song “Cold Blooded” about her. Speaking on their relationship in his book Glow: The Autobiography of Rick James, he says “Linda was incredible. A free spirit. A beautiful mind. A mind-blowing body.

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Linda Blair Children

She is said to have grown children although she has not shared any information about her children, she has confided her personal life.

Linda Blair Net Worth

Denise Blair is an American actress. Blair played the possessed child, “Regan” in the film The Exorcist “1973”, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe. Her Denise Blair has an estimated net worth of $16 Million dollars as of 2019.

Linda Blair Education

She got enrolled at the Hollywood Professional School, there is no much information about her education.

She formally began her career as a child model at age five, performing in Sears, J.C. Penney, and Macy’s catalogues, and in over 70 commercials for Welch’s grape jams and various other companies.

She secured a contract at age six for a series of print ads in The New York Times. From the age of six onward, Blair began riding horses, becoming a trained equestrian.

Linda Blair Career

Linda  began her career at her early age of four as a child model and began a regular role on the short-lived ‘Hidden Faces.’ Blair’s first full-length movie was ‘The Way We Live Now.”

She got to be chosen from a field of 600 applicants for her notable role as Regan in the movie, The Exorcist, in 1973.

That role made her receive a Golden Globe and People’s Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress, also an Academy Award nomination. Linda delivered an exceptional performance in the sequel, Exorcist II: The Heretic, in 1977.

Her career took a new turn in 1980, she played a role in a film in 1980, entitled Ruckus with actor Dirk Benedict. She was also featured in some successful low-budget exploitation and horror films, including Hell Night, Savage Streets, and Chained Heart.

She later played the role in numerous films, inclusive of  comedy movies, like Exorcist send-up Repossessed in 1990, and in ‘Scream.’ In 1997, she also appeared in a Broadway revival of Grease. Blair was as well also cast in the BBC television show, L.A. 7.

Blair as well swells appeared in a guest role on the television series, Supernatural, portraying the part of Detective, Diana Ballard and aided Sam & Dean Winchester in the Episode: ‘The Unusual Suspects”, broadcasted on 9th November 2006.

Linda was featured in a comedy web series, Whoa! in 2013, and has made her appearance in the 2016 feature ‘The Green Fairy”.

Linda Blair Death | Is Linda Blair Still Alive

She received death threats after The Exorcist in 1973 premiered. Warner Brothers had released the film, hired the police to stay with the Blair family 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 6 months. The original culprit was never caught.

Once Linda’s promotional job on the movie was done and the studio stopped paying for security, threats from fanatics and religious zealots continued, including after the release of the film’s sequel.

Her family ultimately had to take matters into their own hands and hide her out with friends in Vermont, Connecticut, and New Jersey.

Linda Blair Scream

She is featured as Obnoxious Reporter in the Wes Craven re-invented and revitalized the slasher-horror genre with this modern horror classic, which manages to be funny, clever and scary, as a fright-masked knife maniac stalks high-school students in middle-class suburbia.

Craven is happy to provide both tension and self-parody as the body count mounts – but the victims aren’t always the ones you’d expect.

Linda Blair Supernatural

She is known for her role as the possessed child, Regan, in the film The Exorcist of 1973, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe.
Blair reprised her role in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977). She as well portrayed Diana Ballard in Supernatural series in season 2 episode 07.

Linda Blair Worldheart Foundation

Linda Blair Worldheart Foundation is an animal and human welfare organization. The Organization mission is to alleviate suffering, while rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming abused, neglected and abandoned animals.

Linda Blair Movies

Title        Role                            Year

1996 to 1990

Scream – Obnoxious Reporter – 1996

Double Blast – Professor Claudia Whyle-1994

Sorceress – Amelia – 1994

Fatal Bond – Leonie Stevens – 1991

Bedroom Eyes II – Sophie – 1990

Repossessed – Nancy Agler – 1990

1989 to 1984

A Woman Obsessed – Evie Barnes – 1989

Red Heat – Chris Carlson – 1988

Silent Assassins – Sara – 1988

Nightforce – Carla – 1987

Savage Island – Daly – 1985

Night Patrol- Sue – 1984

Savage Streets – Brenda – 1984

1983 to 1981

Chained Heat – Carol – 1983

Ruckus  _            –   1981

Hell Night – Marti – 1981

1979 to 1970

Roller Boogie – Terry Barkley – 1979

Wild Horse Hank – Hank Bradford – 1979

Summer Of Fear – Rachel Bryant – 1978

Exorcist II: The Heretic – Regan – 1977

Airport 1975 – Janice Abbott – 1974

The Exorcist – Regan – 1973

The Sporting Club – Barby – 1971

The Way We Live Now – Sara Aldridge – 1970

Hidden Faces -Allyn – Jaffe –

Linda Blair Tv Shows

Title                              Role                    Year

The Usual Suspects – Diana Ballard — 2006

Chicken Soup for the Soul – Mrs. Hooper – 2000

Married…With Children – Magnificent Seven — 1992

MacGyver – Jenny — 1990

Monsters – Lia — 1989

Murder, She Wrote – Jane Pascal – 1985

The Love Boat – Muffy – 1982

Hidden Faces – Allyn Jaffes –

Club 7 in LA – Joni

Scariest Places on Earth _ – 2006

Linda Blair Supernatural

Throughout the 1990s, Linda appeared in various independent films and B movies, as well as several television credits: From 2001 to 2003, she was the host of the Fox Family reality series Scariest Places on Earth, and in 2006 had a guest role on the series Supernatural.

Supernatural is an American dark fantasy television series created by Eric Kripke. It was the first broadcast on September 13, 2005, on The WB, and subsequently became part of successor The CW’s lineup.

Starring Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester and Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester, the series follows the two brothers as they hunt demons, ghosts, monsters, and other supernatural beings.

The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television, in association with Wonderland Sound and Vision. Along with Kripke, executive producers have been McG, Robert Singer, Phil Sgriccia, Sera Gamble, Jeremy Carver, John Shiban, Ben Edlund and Adam Glass. Former executive producer and director Kim Manners died of lung cancer during production of the fourth season.

Linda Blair Nominations

Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1974 · The Exorcist

Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress

1974 · The Exorcist

TV Land Blockbuster Movie of the Week Award

2006 · Born Innocent

Linda Blair Awards

Linda is the winner of Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1972, Blair was selected from a field of 600 applicants for her most notable role as Regan, the possessed daughter of a famous actress, in William Friedkin’s The Exorcist “1973”.

The role earned her a Golden Globe and People’s Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1977, she reprised her role as Regan in the Exorcist sequel, Exorcist II: The Heretic “1977”, garnering a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actress of 1978. The film was a critical and commercial failure, however, and at the time was the most expensive film ever made by Warner Bros. studios.

This era of Blair’s career between 1980 and 1985 was marked by some critical backlash, with Blair earning a total of five Razzie Award nominations and being awarded two Razzie Awards for Worst Actress.

In 2010 she appeared as herself on the cable series Pit Boss and Jury Duty. She appeared in the 2011 Rick Springfield documentary Affair of the Heart and was a panelist in a 2011 episode of The Joy Behar Show.

In late 2011, Blair appeared at the pre-taped Governors Awards for the 84th Academy Awards ceremony, honoring makeup artist Dick Smith, who had created the iconic makeup for Blair in The Exorcist.

Linda Blair Home

‘Exorcist’ star Linda Blair finds unwanted pups new homes

Actress Linda Blair will forever be known as the girl who made our heads spin when hers did in the 1973 chiller “The Exorcist.”

She was a young teen when she landed the demonic role that catapulted her to stardom and earned her an Oscar nomination — but it was a role that tortured her for many years afterward because so many fans also felt she was possessed in real life.

Her acting career came to a somewhat abrupt halt, but another door opened for Blair and it’s one she is so thankful for. Blair is now acting on behalf of dogs in need of a loving permanent home.  Adopted from: Jill Rapport  from CNN News

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