Actress and activist who is well-known as Linda Denise Blair was born in the United States on January 22, 1959. Blair earned a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as Regan MacNeil in the 1973 horror movie The Exorcist.
Blair reprised the role in the 1977 sequel Exorcist II: The Heretic, for which she received a Saturn Award nomination. The movie established her as a horror icon and scream queen.
In the years that followed, Blair appeared in a number of television movies, including Born Innocent (1974), Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975), and Stranger in Our House (1978), before becoming known as a sex icon in the musical Roller Boogie (1979). In the brief daytime soap opera Hidden Faces (1968–69), where Blair made her acting debut, featured her in a regular character.
Is Linda Blair A Vegetarian?
Indeed she is. Blair identifies as a vegan; she claims to have been a vegetarian since 1988 before writing her book, Going Vegan, with Sunny J., “out of the blue,” in 2001