Louis Waldon

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Louis Waldon
Born(1934-12-16)December 16, 1934
DiedDecember 6, 2013(2013-12-06) (aged 78)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1965–2009

Louis Waldon (December 16, 1934 – December 6, 2013) was an American film actor, whose career spanned nearly 45 years. He was born in Modesto, California.

Waldon began his acting career in 1965. He was best known for his collaboration with American artist and film director Andy Warhol, and as one of the Warhol superstars, appeared in several of Warhol's films, including The Nude Restaurant (1967), Lonesome Cowboys (1968), Flesh (1968), and Blue Movie (1969),[1][2][3] a seminal film in the Golden Age of Porn. He also appeared in a minor role in the film Mask (1985).[4]

He was friends with fellow Andy Warhol actor Waldo Díaz-Balart.[5]

Waldon died following a stroke on December 6, 2013, aged 78, in Los Angeles, California.[6]

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  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (July 22, 1969). "Movie Review – Andy Warhol's Blue Movie". The New York Times. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
  2. ^ Canby, Vincent (August 10, 1969). "Warhol's Red Hot and 'Blue' Movie". The New York Times. p. D1. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
  3. ^ Flatley, Guy (November 9, 1968). "How to Be Very Viva – A Bedroom Farce". The New York Times. p. D7. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
  4. ^ "Andy Warhol's muse Louis Waldon dies", Hollywood.com, December 8, 2013
  5. ^ John Jonas Gruen and Samuel Swasey Two Men, p. 57, at Google Books
  6. ^ Daniel E. Slotnik (December 10, 2013). ""Louis Waldon, Actor in Warhol Films Seized for Obscenity, Dies at 78". The New York Times. Retrieved February 15, 2020.

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