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Eric Emerson

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Eric Emerson who starred in The Chelsea Girls, Lonesome Cowboys, San Diego Surf and Heat was born on June 23, 1943. He died on Wednesday, May 28, 1975 from an alleged heroin overdose. (SC031207/SN)

Andy Warhol (via Pat Hackett in POPism):

"They found Eric Emerson one early morning in the middle of Hudson Street. Officially, he was labeled a hit-and-run victim, but we heard rumors that he'd overdosed and just been dumped there - in any case, the bicycle he'd been riding was intact." (POP299)

Eric Emerson

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