Birth Name: Mary Woronov
Woronov came to NYC in the early 1960s to be a painter. She hooked up with the artistic crowd at Andy Warhol's Factory and subsequently became a "superstar" in several of the celebrated pop artist's experimental 1960s films, notably "The Chelsea Girls" (1966) where, as Hanoi Hannah, she berated a room full of fashion victims. Woronov segued to the NYC stage, winning a Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut in David Rabe's "Boom Boom Room" (1974). Her film career picked up with roles in relatively mainstream fare with a strong exploitation angle, She earned good notices playing a scheming gold digger wife of an arrogant millionaire in "Seizure" (1974), a gory horror flick from neophyte he...