Happy Birthday Linda Blair! My “2021 Sex Kitten Countdown” Has 62 Years Of Head-Spinning Shocks!

Happy 62nd Birthday To Linda Blair!

She is an Icon: from her head-spinning debut in “The Exorcist” to “Savage Streets”, “Chained Heat” and a head-spinning photo shoot as well!

My “2021 Sex Kitten Countdown: celebrates the career of this Cult Movie Queen!


Celebrating The “Wild” Career Of Linda Blair!

This Cult Movie Queen is best known for one of the most shocking scenes in movie history – the moment in the classic horror film “The Exorcist” when sweet little girl Regan “turns” around on the bed – without moving her body!

Exorcist movie trivia

Yes, it’s just one of many shocking moments from this classic film – to me the greatest horror film of all time – so what could Actress Linda Blair do to “out do” the movie?

Well, I have the answer – because after Linda Blair grew up, she grew out of her shy persona and found a way to “shock” us all over again – when she grew up, she did THIS!

Linda Blair Oui magazine naked pictures

Hello, Linda!

Time to look at one of the more controversial moves that Linda Blair made in her career – her decision to pose topless in the “Gentleman’s” magazine of that era, Oui!

Linda Blair nude photo spread

After starring in one of horror’s greatest films, this young Actress carved out a cult movie career that we can all still enjoy today – let’s look at Linda Blair’s road to her provocative photo spread!

Linda Blair The Exorcist

Linda Blair’s Breakthrough Movie!

Linda Blair has had a long and acclaimed career, but she got her start in the biggest way possible – by starring in “The Exorcist” when she was just thirteen years old. She was Oscar nominated and won a Golden Globe for her performance, which is one of the most shocking performances of all time…

The Exorcist movie

Here is the original trailer, that only hinted at the intensity of this film:

In the more than forty years since it was released, “The Exorcist” has remained one of the most shocking films ever made….because of moments like this:

shocking exorcist scenes

The-Exorcist green pea

“Cue The Soup!”

The moment when Linda Blair unloads gallons of green liquid onto her guests is a legendary horror moment that never fails to shock…

The Exorcist trivia

Great “Exorcist” Trivia!

Here is some great trivia about the film:

The refrigerated bedroom set was cooled with four air conditioners and temperatures would plunge to around 30 to 40 below zero. It was so cold that perspiration would freeze on some of the cast and crew.

The air was saturated with moisture, resulting in a thin layer of snow once falling on the set before the crew arrived for filming!

Exorcist movie trivia

Oh yeah, and then there is the “head turn” sequence! As you can see in this picture, Blair is holding a crucifix for all the wrong reasons…another scene that was so shocking that audience members fled the theaters when it was playing – this type of horror reaction just doesn’t happen any more!

shocking exorcist scenes

Linda Blair photos

Making Controversial Choices!

Linda Blair took many courageous chances when she was young – such as starring in the TV movie “Born Innocent” in 1974, portraying a 14-year old girl sentenced to a women’s prison!

Born Innocent movie

The film’s most notorious scene involved the rape of Blair’s character in the prison’s communal showers by a girl gang – with a plunger handle! This was the first all-female rape scene aired on American television!

born_innocent-linda blair rape scene

Blair had a run of cult 80’s films as well, including “Savage Streets” – where she played a vigilante seeking revenge for her sister’s brutal rape and friend’s murder!

Savage Streets Linda Blair

As you can see, Blair had a provocative pose in the film’s poster, as the Actress was pushing boundaries in her career.

Perhaps the most surprising choice she made was this one:

Actress Linda Blair nude photos

Oui! Oui!

Linda erased everyone’s memory of young Regan when she decided to pose for a very creative photo shoot!

Yes, in 1982 the Actress showed her most “adult” side ever by appearing in a photo spread for Oui magazine!

The Actress also made headlines for a series of provocative photos with Rick James…

Along with her film choices, Linda wanted to clearly push the envelope and show the world she was grown up – these pictures show her empowered and having a blast!

The pictures capture her at her most sensual and playful, and it was only a year later that Blair showed up in an Italian Playboy pictorial as well!

Linda Blair nude Playboy Italy

She wasn’t “Little Regan” any more!

Linda also made some wild exploitation films as well, like this one with Sybil Danning:

It included fully nude shower scene with Danning, one of the many reasons that “women in prison” films are so much fun to watch – the plentiful showers!

Sybil Danning is one of the greatest “Cult Movie Queens” and you can see more of her work by clicking on my story here:


Blair also made the great 80’s cult gem “Savage Streets”:

Blair plays the leader of a group of high school girls who seek vengeance for the brutal assault on Blair’s younger sister.

Check out the trailer:

This film is very rough, a “Hard R” to be sure – and the younger sister is played by Linnea Quigley, who went on to do this in a film shortly after:

You can see more of her provocative grayer dance by clicking on my story here:


Linda Blair has had some personal and professional issues over the years, but she has also become an animal rights activist.

Blair also devotes time to a non-profit organization she organized, the Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, focused on rescuing abused, neglected and mistreated animals.

Linda-Blair Going Vegasn book

Happy birthday to Linda Blair!

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Bravo Linda for your terrific cult movie career!

Linda Blair Oui magazine naked pictures

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8 replies

  1. I saw The Exorcist at the cinema, and have never watched it since. Such a powerful experience at the time.
    Linda certainly matured quickly, and though some of her choices of later roles were questionable, it is good to see her come out the other side of previous problems and issues.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. Nice!



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