Feisty, hard-working, famously liberal, with the trademark blonde hair, actress Sally Kirkland has certainly made an indelible mark on Hollywood history. Born in New York City, her mother was the fashion editor at Vogue magazine. Sally began her career on the off-Broadway circuit and trained under Lee Strasberg in the 1960s. It was not long before she made her transition into Hollywood movies, gaining more recognizable roles as the decade progressed. Sally's first role in a high profile film came in The Sting (1973), playing the role of "Crystal". Throughout the 1970s, Sally remained very busy in a variety of roles in movies such as the made-for-television The Kansas City Massacre (1975) (TV), Breakheart Pass (1975) and Private Benjamin (1980).
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