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Ultra Violet


Born - 6 September 1935, La Tronche, France
Died - 14 June 2014

Bohemian superstar with narrow face and masses of dark (later violet hair), in turn a muse of Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol. She began acting in Warhol's avant-garde films in the 1960s, at first under her real name, Isabelle Dufresne, and then as Ultra Violet: The Life of Juanita Castro (1965), I, a Man (1967). Soon, there were appearances in more mainstream movies, often as outrageous characters: Midnight Cowboy (1969), The Telephone Book (1971), Believe in Me (1971), Curse of the Headless Horseman (1972), Bad Charleston Charlie (1973), An Unmarried Woman (1978) and Blackout (1994), her last, by which time she was concentrating on her careers as artist and sculptress. She died from cancer.