Marilyn Chambers Dies

Marilyn Chambers (April 22, 1952 – April 12, 2009) was an American pornographic actress, exotic dancer, model, actress and vice-presidential candidate. She was best known for her 1972 hardcore film debut Behind the Green Door.

Behind the Green Door was a 1972 theatrically-released feature-length pornographic film, which is widely considered to be a "classic". It was the first hardcore pornographic film widely released in the United States. It was the first feature-length film directed by the Mitchell brothers and starred Marilyn Chambers. It was adopted from an anonymous short story of the same title, which was circulated by means of numerous carbon copies. The story's title makes reference to the 1956 hit song "The Green Door." The film was given an X-rating by the MPAA.