Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected
Breaking news: Mark Ridley-Thomas is found guilty of bribery and conspiracy

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


Adult Star Marilyn Chambers Found Dead in Santa Clarita Home

Adult film star Marilyn Chambers was found dead in Santa Clarita, possibly from an overdose
Support your source for local news!
Today, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership. Thank you.

Legendary adult film star Marilyn Chambers was found dead inside her Santa Clarita home yesterday, according to an AVN business report. Chambers, just days shy of her 57th birthday, was found by her teenage daughter, McKenna; the cause of death remains unknown and an autopsy is due to be performed, although early rumors speculate it was an overdose of pills and alcohol. Chambers made a name for herself in the 1970s and 80s, most notably in the "Private Fantasies" series of adult films, but was also known as having once been the model on the Ivory Soap box, which was referenced in many of her movies. In recent years, Chambers tried to run for public office as either a write-in alternate or on the Personal Choice Party ticket. She had been living in the mobile home in Santa Clarita where she was found yesterday for the past several months.

Most Read