(born September 3, 1943) is an American actress. Born in Galveston, Texas, she got her start as a topless showgirl in Las Vegas, Nevada. She made her film debut as the porn star Montana Wildhack in Slaughterhouse-Five in 1972.
In 1975 she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Lenny. She had further good roles in W. C. Fields and Me and The Electric Horseman, but her career grew bumpy when she appeared in such films as Can't Stop the Music, for which she was nominated for a Razzie Award.
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