Jane Holzer

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Jane Holzer (née Bruckenfeld; born 23 October 1940) is an American art collector and film producer who was previously an actress, model, and Warhol superstar. She was often known by the nickname Baby Jane Holzer.

The daughter of real estate investor Carl Bruckenfeld, she married Leonard Holzer, an heir to a New York real estate fortune. Holzer was noted for including art projects in his developments, particularly at the Smith Haven Mall.[1]

Movies she appeared in included Andy Warhol's Soap Opera (1964), Couch (1964), and Camp (1965), and the independently produced Ciao! Manhattan (1972). She co-produced the 1985 film Kiss of the Spider Woman. Holzer is the subject of "Girl of the Year" in Tom Wolfe's The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965) and is referenced twice in the 1972 Roxy Music single "Virginia Plain".

She released a song in 1967 on the Atco label – "Rapunzel/Nowhere" (Atco 6482) – produced by Al Kasha and arranged by Barry Goldberg.

Her son, Rusty Holzer competed for the United States Virgin Islands at the 1992 Summer Olympics in show jumping whilst his wife, Ashley Nicoll-Holzer is a dressage rider who won a bronze medal for Canada at the 1988 Summer Olympics. [1]

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  1. ^ Rattiner, Dan (2011-03-25). "Dan's Papers - March 25, 2011 - Legs". Danshamptons.com. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 

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