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Jackie Curtis

  • Birth 19 Feb 1947 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 15 May 1985 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York, USA
  • Plot Woodlawn, Plot 14, Gr. 292
  • Memorial ID 7202853

Actor. Often appearing in drag, he appeared in the Andy Warhol films, "Underground U.S.A." (1980), "Women In Revolt" (1972), "Mystery Of Body" (1971), and "Flesh" (1968). He also appeared in the television shows, "An American Family" in 1973, and "The Corner Bar" from 1972 to 1973. He was born John Holder in Manhattan, New York City and died in Manhattan from a heroin overdose. In 1972, he was immortalized in Lou Reed's song, "Walk on the Wild Side" ("Jackie is just speeding away / thought she was James Dean for a day").

Bio by: Peterborough "K"


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 22 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7202853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jackie Curtis (19 Feb 1947–15 May 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7202853, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, Putnam County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .