On January 22 Linda Blair was born…

On January 22, 1959 Linda Blair was born.

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Linda Blair
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The actress, whose career spans over 45 careers, is best known for her portrayal as Regan in the horror film “The Exorcist.” The film, released in 1973, launched Blair into stardom, became a cult classic, and earned Blair an Academy Award nomination, as well as a Golden Globe. In addition to her film career, Blair is a well-known animal rights activist who runs a non-profit called the “Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation,” which works to rescue abused and neglected animals.

Random Pop Culture Fact: Blair makes a cameo in the 1996 horror (now cult hit) film, “Scream.”

 

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