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Erica Gavin
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Birthdate July 22, 1947 (1947-07-22) (age 62)
Birth location Los Angeles, California, US
Birth name Donna Graff
Measurements 38-26-37
Hair colour Brown
Ethnicity Caucasian
No. of films 7
Official web site
Erica Gavin at IMDb

Erica Gavin, (born Donna Graff [1] on July 22, 1947 in Los Angeles, California), is an American film actress best known for playing the title role in Russ Meyer's 1968 film Vixen!

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Early years

At age 19, Erica Gavin worked as a topless dancer in Hollywood alongside two other future Russ Meyer stars, Haji and Tura Satana. While waiting in a dentist's office she saw an advertisement in Variety for girls to audition for the new Russ Meyer movie. She auditioned and won the role which launched her to B movie stardom.[2]

Career

Following Vixen, Erica Gavin appeared in one more Russ Meyer film - Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. She also appeared in Roger Corman's women-in-prison film Caged Heat

Personal life

Erica Gavin currently resides in Los Angeles, California, where she works as a stylist and occasionally makes appearances at movie memorabilia conventions  . She has said in an interview that she is bisexual. [3]

Filmography

  • Initiation (1968), Jan
  • Vixen! (1968), Vixen Palmer
  • Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970), Roxanne
  • Erika's Hot Summer (1971), Erika
  • Godmonster of Indian Flats (1973), Girl at bar
  • Caged Heat (1974), Jacqueline Wilson
  • 3 Stories About Evil (2008), Mrs. Harris

References

  1. ^ msu.edu
  2. ^ Official website
  3. ^ retroCRUSH.com

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