She was The cause of death is under investigation, but foul play is not suspected and an autopsy is pending. The producers -- Jim and Artie Mitchell -- offered her the starring role. I really liked the fantasy involved. And I figured it might be my last chance at something really big.
Marilyn Chambers dies at 56; ‘70s porn star and Ivory Snow model
She was known for her hardcore film debut Behind the Green Door and her pornographic film Insatiable. She ranked at No. Although she was primarily known for her adult film work, she made a successful transition to mainstream projects and has been called "porn's most famous crossover". It is often reported that she was born in Westport; however, in a interview Chambers confirmed she was born in Providence but grew up in Westport.
Snopes needs your help! Learn more. She became an instant hit with her appearance in the porn classic Behind the Green Door , a film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival to a standing ovation. But from Behind the Green Door on, most of her onscreen work was in the adult film industry. This was back in the pre-VCR days, of course, when watching a.