Linda Lovelace later became a born-again Christian and a spokeswoman for the anti-pornography movement.
17 Facts About Linda Lovelace
Linda Lovelace described her upbringing in an unhappy family, as the daughter of John Boreman, a police officer who was seldom home, and Dorothy Boreman, a waitress who was harsh, unloving, and domineering.
Linda Lovelace attended private Catholic schools, including Saint John the Baptist and Maria Regina High School.
Linda Lovelace said he forced her to move to New York, where he became her manager, pimp, and husband.
Linda Lovelace later denied having appeared in the film until several of the original loops proved otherwise.
Linda Lovelace posed for Playboy, Bachelor, and Esquire between 1973 and 1974.
However, according to the producer Ovidio G Assonitis, Lovelace was "very much on drugs" at the time.
Linda Lovelace had already signed for the part when she avowed that "God had changed [her] life", refused to do any nudity, and even objected to a statue of the Venus de Milo on the set because of its exposed breasts.
Linda Lovelace undermined my ties with other people and forced me to marry him on advice from his lawyer.
Linda Lovelace threatened to shoot me with the pistol if I didn't go through with it.
Linda Lovelace was joined by supporters Andrea Dworkin, Catharine MacKinnon, Gloria Steinem, and members of Women Against Pornography.
Linda Lovelace spoke before feminist groups, at colleges, and at government hearings on pornography.
The country songwriter and singer David Allan Coe wrote a song called "Linda Lovelace" which is featured on his 1978 album Nothing Sacred.
The play follows the life and early career of Harry Reems as he enters the pornography industry, eventually filming Deep Throat and its resultant infamy and obscenity trial in Memphis, Tennessee, and Linda Lovelace is a central figure.
One, titled Linda Lovelace, went into general release on August 9,2013, with Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman directing, Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace, and Peter Sarsgaard as Chuck Traynor.
Linda Lovelace received a limited release in 2013, but ultimately, despite drawing many positive reviews, it was a box-office failure.
The other, titled Inferno: A Linda Lovelace Story, starring Malin Akerman, was to be directed by Matthew Wilder and produced by Chris Hanley and was scheduled to begin filming in early 2011.