Porn's Marilyn Chambers, 56, Found Dead

Cops: Foul play unlikely in death of ex-soap model turned adult star
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 13, 2009 3:11 PM CDT
Porn's Marilyn Chambers, 56, Found Dead
In this 1983 file photo, adult film star Marilyn Chambers is shown in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo)

Former soap model and porn star Marilyn Chambers was found dead in her California home last night, the Los Angeles Times reports. Police are still determining how she died, but don’t suspect foul play. Chambers, whose real name is Mary Ann Taylor, became a cultural sensation when she dumped Ivory Snow detergent ads to star in 1972’s X-rated Behind the Green Door. (More Marilyn Chambers stories.)

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