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'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' star dies Published: August 6, 2014

Marilyn Burns, who gained fame as the heroine in the original "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" horror film, has died at age 65, TheWrap has confirmed.

She was found dead in her home by a family member in Houston. A cause of death has not been released.

“It is with sadness that I can officially confirm that actress Marilyn Burns passed away earlier today,” said her talent manager, Chris Roe, in a statement “She was found unresponsive by a family member this morning in her Houston, TX area home. Her family asks for privacy at this time. Further details will be released later.”

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