The actor in “Days Of Heaven” and “The Wanderers” was 58 years old – Deadline


Linda Manz, best known for her role as “Peewee” in the film The wanderers and appearances in Terrence Malick Heavenly days and Dennis Hopper’s Out of the blue, died Friday at the age of 58, according to her son, Michael Guthrie.Guthrie started a GoFundMe page that said Manz had died of lung cancer and pneumonia.

“She leaves behind a husband, two sons and three grandchildren who all love and miss her dearly,” Guthrie said on the page. “Linda was a loving wife, a caring mother, a great grandmother and a great friend loved by many. Thank you and God bless you. Rest in peace. We love you mom. ”

Ken Wahl remembered Manz in a Facebook post. They performed in the 1979 Les Wanderers.

“It was great working with her and I am grateful that I was able to speak to her before she passed away this morning. RIP Peewee, ”he wrote, and also shared photos from the film.

Manz’s film career began at age 15, as she appeared in 1978 Heavenly days like Linda, the younger sister of Richard Gere’s leader Bill, who escapes with him and his girlfriend from Chicago to Texas after Bill kills his foreman.

Manz also recounted the film, which won an Oscar for Best Cinematography and Best Director for Malick at the Cannes Film Festival.

In Out of the blue, she played Cebe, a punk rock obsessed teenager who also kissed Elvis Presley.

She appeared in 1997 The game, starring Michael Douglas and Sean Penn, and has also been credited for TV shows Dorothy, Orphan Train et Faerie Tale Theatre.

Details of his survivors and memorial plans were not immediately available.


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