Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Linda Blair: What happened to the actress who played the girl in ‘The Exorcist’?

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She was one of the hottest child actresses in the 70s Linda BlairWho is turning 64 today and who shines because of his performance Regan McNeil in the movie “The Exorcist” In 1973 at the age of 14.

One of the most beloved, popular and chilling movies of the genre panic It has served many generations thanks to the famous Ghost Girl.

thanks for his explanation, got itoscar nomination Apart from being honored with the Golden Globe Award, as ‘Best Supporting Actress’.

Although it seemed that the film would lead to a path full of successes for Blair, the reality was far from it, as it was her Only great heroes.

the star returns reprise her role as Regan On two more occasions, one of them was “The Exorcist 2: The Heretic”, which was not well received by the public, as well as “And Where’s the Exorcist?”, a parody of the original.

Is Linda Blair part of The Exorcist’s curse?

It has long been said that the film directed by William Friedkin is one of those films. “Damned” Tapes Such as “Poltergeist”, “The Prophecy”, “The Raven”, etc.

This tape contains many He lost his life in strange circumstances There was a fire on the recording set where only the minor’s room was left, as well as other injuries.

It should be noted that in one scene where he is flying and falls on the bed, he went spinal sequelae who is still suffering.

“At that point I didn’t get medical attention, they didn’t call a doctor. They thought I was acting,” he said on the “Damned Movies” series.

So the famous child star suffers from scoliosis, thanks to a technical failure that occurred while filming said scene. “I had a very difficult time living with the after-effects of The Exorcist. The back injury was much more serious than I had imagined and it really took a negative toll on my health in the long run.”

it was also troubled by religious for her role as many people did not know how to separate her character from her as an actress and she also received threats.

Since then, it is said that he is part of this curse, in which his career could not prosper and ended. AddictionsAlong with depression.

The actress was arrested in 1977 drug possessionAs well as for distributing amphetamines and cocaine, for which he had to enter a detoxification center, as well as a psychiatric hospital.

Although he did not have such an outstanding career, he had several appearances as a guest star in film”.scream” Since 1996, as well as the series “Supernatural” with other projects.

After he recovered, he became Vegetarian And she’s since addressed the issue of food in her book and launched her own clothing line called Linda Blair’s Wild West Collection.

in addition to laying its own foundation for protect animal rights And thanks to her Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, rescuing people who have been neglected and abused.

The love for animals is undeniable, as the famous takes advantage of her access to social networks to invite others to look after her, mainly dogs and horses, with whom she constantly uploads photos.


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