Cyrinda Foxe

Cyrinda Foxe (February 22, 1952 – September 7, 2002) was an American actress, model and publicist, best known for her role in Andy Warhol's Bad. She was married to both David Johansen, of the New York Dolls, and Steven Tyler, of the rock band Aerosmith. Foxe was born Katheleen Victoria Hetzekian in Santa Monica, California, to an Armenian family. She grew up as an army brat in an abusive household. After graduating high school, she lived in Texas briefly before settling in New York City, where she got a job working as an assistant to Greta Garbo. She later changed her name and began frequenting Max's Kansas City, the famous nightclub, and became an actress. She's best known for her role in Andy Warhol's Bad (1977). Foxe had an affair with David Bowie, while working as a publicist for MainMan Artistes LTD, Bowie's management company. She also appeared in the music video for Bowie's 1972 single, "The Jean Genie". Foxe was described as being "bright, very magnetic," and having "an effervescence about her." And that "she was very much a character of her own creation." Foxe grew up idolizing the Rolling Stones.


Freebase CC-BY
Source: Cyrinda Foxe on Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Other content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA