Cross-dresser who is thought to have inspired the glam rock style. She became famous for acting in the avant-garde films of Andy Warhol.
She made her stage acting debut at age 17 in Miss Neferititi Regrets.
She had a severe drug addiction and died of a heroin overdose in 1985.
Her parents were John Holder, Sr. and Jenevive Uglialoro.
She was referenced specifically by musician Lou Reed in the song, "Walk on the Wild Side."