Mary Woronov

Actor, Painter
This tall, leggy and strikingly attractive performer has built a cult following with three decades of appearances in some decidedly off-center films. Sometimes lesbian, often formidable and usually sexually aggressive ... Read more »
Born: 12/07/1943

Filmography

Actor (74)

Frog-g-g! 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hellroller 2014 (Movie)

Eugene's Aunt (Actor)

Zoo 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel 2011 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Notes on Marie Menken 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Devil's Rejects 2005 (Movie)

Abbie (Actor)

I Pass For Human 2003 (Movie)

(Actor)

Looney Tunes: Back in Action 2003 (Movie)

Acme VP, Bad Ideas (Actor)

Straight Right 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Sweet Jane 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

The New Women 2000 (Movie)

Lisa LaStrada (Actor)

Citizens of Perpetual Indulgence 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

Andy Warhol: The E! True Hollywood Story 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Highlander: The Series 1992 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Invisible Mom 2 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Seed: A Love Story 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Glory Daze 1996 (Movie)

Joannie's Mother (Actor)

My So-Called Life 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Grief 1994 (Movie)

Attorney (Actor)

Buster's Bedroom 1993 (Movie)

Jane (Actor)

Flying Blind 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Motorama 1993 (Movie)

Kidnapping Wife (Actor)

Murder, She Wrote 1985 - 1986, 1990 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Parker Lewis 1990 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

Stranger Than Love 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Wings 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Living End 1992 (Movie)

Daisy (Actor)

Where Sleeping Dogs Lie 1992 (Movie)

The Woman (Actor)

Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever 1991 (Movie)

Dr Vadar (Actor)

Warlock 1991 (Movie)

Channeller (Actor)

Club Fed 1990 (Movie)

Jezebel (Actor)

Dick Tracy 1990 (Movie)

Welfare Person (Actor)

Let It Ride 1989 (Movie)

Quinella Hogan (Actor)

Scenes From the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills 1989 (Movie)

Lisabeth Hepburn-Saravian (Actor)

Watchers II 1989 (Movie)

Dr Glatman (Actor)

Mortuary Academy 1988 (Movie)

Mary Purcell (Actor)

Black Widow 1987 (Movie)

Shelley (Actor)

Cheech and Chong Get Out of My Room 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Chopping Mall 1986 (Movie)

Mary Bland (Actor)

Nomads 1986 (Movie)

Dirty Blonde (Actor)

TerrorVision 1986 (Movie)

Raquel Putterman (Actor)

The Princess Who Had Never Laughed 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

My Man Adam 1985 (Movie)

(Actor)

Night of the Comet 1984 (Movie)

Audrey (Actor)

Get Crazy 1983 (Movie)

Violetta (Actor)

Hellhole 1983 (Movie)

Dr Fletcher (Actor)

Movie House Massacre 1983 (Movie)

(Actor)

Eating Raoul 1982 (Movie)

Mary Bland (Actor)

National Lampoon Goes to the Movies 1981 (Movie)

Secretary (Actor)

Angel of H.E.A.T. 1980 (Movie)

Samantha Vitesse (Actor)

Rock 'n' Roll High School 1979 (Movie)

Evelyn Togar (Actor)

The Lady in Red 1978 (Movie)

Woman Bankrobber (Actor)

In the Glitter Palace 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Mr. Billion 1977 (Movie)

Actress (Actor)

Sugar Cookies 1977 (Movie)

(Actor)

The One and Only 1977 (Movie)

Arlene (Actor)

Bad Georgia Road 1976 (Movie)

(Actor)

Cannonball 1976 (Movie)

Sandy Harris/Girl in the Van (Actor)

Hollywood Boulevard 1976 (Movie)

Mary McQueen (Actor)

Jackson County Jail 1976 (Movie)

Pearl (Actor)

Death Race 2000 1975 (Movie)

Calamity Jane (Actor)

Death Threat 1975 (Movie)

Julie Martin (Actor)

Cover Girl Models 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

Seizure 1974 (Movie)

Mikki (Actor)

Kemek 1969 (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

The Chelsea Girls 1965 (Movie)

("The Gerard Malanga Story") ("Hanoi Hanna/Queen of China") ("The Pope Ondine Story") ("The John") (Actor)

A Bunny's Tale (TV Show)

Actor

Acting on Impulse (TV Show)

Actor

Challenge of a Lifetime (TV Show)

Actor

Here Come the Munsters (TV Show)

Actor

Shake, Rattle and Rock (TV Show)

Actor
Director (1)

Women: Stories of Passion 1985 - 1986, 1990 - 1993, 1996 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Director
Other (1)

In Love With an Older Woman (TV Show)

Other

Biography

This tall, leggy and strikingly attractive performer has built a cult following with three decades of appearances in some decidedly off-center films. Sometimes lesbian, often formidable and usually sexually aggressive, Woronov has played leads and supporting roles in more than 40 films ranging from low-budget horror, sci-fi and actioners to soft-core adult fare to major Hollywood releases. She seems most comfortable on the margins however; her best work has been done for actor-writer-director Paul Bartel.

Relationships

Carol Woronov

Mother

Theodore Gershuny

Husband
divorced in 1969

Ted Whitehead

Husband

Victor Woronov

Father

EDUCATION

Cornell University

Ithaca , New York

Milestones

1986

Appeared in "The Secret Cinema", an episode of "Amazing Stories" written and directed by Bartel

1985

First TV special, "Cheech and Chong Get Out of My Room" on Showtime

1983

Played a recurring role on the Fox sitcom "Flying Blind"

1982

Co-starred as Mary Bland in "Eating Raoul", perhaps her best known role

1977

TV-movie debut, "In the Glitter Palace", an NBC crime melodrama

1975

First feature lead, played Calamity Jane in Paul Bartel's "Death Race 2000"; first collaboration with actor-writer-director Bartel

1974

First Broadway lead, played Susan in "Boom Boom Room"

1969

Played a supporting role in the Italian production "Kemek", a surreal sci-fi mystery written and directed by Theodore Gershuny (her husband until 1969)

1967

Portrayed Hanoi Hannah in Warhol's cult hit feature "Chelsea Girls"

1964

Moved to New York City; became involved with Andy Warhol's Factory

1964

Film acting debut, Warhol's "Screen Test"

Toured with the Velvet Underground, a leading "underground" rock group of the 1960s

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