Linda Lovelace; Star of 'Deep Throat'. Linda Boreman, who starred as Linda Lovelace in the pornographic film "Deep Throat" and later became an anti-porn advocate, died April 22 in Denver from injuries she suffered in a car crash. She was
Inan American cultural revolution was sparked by the most absurd premise imaginable: A frustrated young woman enjoys a sexual awakening when she learns that her clitoris is in her throat. The silly conceit took cinema by storm as Deep Throat hit theaters and became pornography's first big mainstream success. The genre, which had long been relegated to seedy peep shows, became the era's popular date night: Deep Throat 's box office beat Hollywood classics like Cabaret as it rose through the year's top ten highest-grossing films, paving the way for other X-rated box office hits like Behind the Green Door and The Devil in Miss Jones.
Two biopics about the Deep Throat star are in the works. Hopefully, they acknowledge the limits of her tale—and how much the adult industry has changed. We'll be hearing a lot about Linda Lovelace in
Lovelacestarring Amanda Seyfried, is the story of a small town girl, Linda Boreman, pornographed as Linda Lovelace, who gained fame as the "star" of the porn classic Deep Throat. It is crucial to know, when watching this film, that Linda Boreman maintained that Linda Lovelace was not the "star" of Deep Throatbut rather its victim. Linda Boreman died infrom injuries sustained in a car accident; but Linda's story is lived over and over by countless women every day who are trafficked to make pornography. And the objectification of women as only for sex accomplished through films like Deep Throat is lived by every woman, everywhere, in one way or another, and whether or not they care to admit it.
And at the center of Deep Throat was its tragic star, Linda Lovelace. She had an unhappy childhood, as her parents were either absent or abusive. They were also extremely religious and as a result, she received her education at strict Catholic schools.
She was never beat on the set. She was not. He basically controlled her life.
As the star of the first full-length pornographic film, Deep ThroatLinda Lovelace became a household name in the s. But there was reportedly a dark story behind her fame. She was often abused by her mother growing up, and her first husband forced her into porn.
Linda Lovelace born Linda Susan Boreman ; January 10, — April 22, was an American pornographic actress known for her performance in the hardcore film Deep Throat. Although the film was an enormous success at the time, Boreman later said that her abusive husband, Chuck Traynorhad threatened and coerced her into the performance. In her autobiography Ordealshe described what went on behind the scenes. She later became a born again Christian and a spokeswoman for the anti-pornography movement.
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Linda Boreman, the woman once known as Linda Lovelace, who starred in one of the first feature-length pornography movies, ''Deep Throat,'' and who later denounced it as depicting her ''rape,'' died on Monday in Denver. She was The cause was injuries from a car accident on April 3, her family said. Boreman said she was paid nothing.