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Edie Sedgwick
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Sedgwick (center), with Pat Hartley, filming Ciao! Manhattan in 1967
Born
Edith Minturn Sedgwick

(1943-04-20)April 20, 1943
Died November 16, 1971(1971-11-16) (aged 28)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Resting place Oak Hill Cemetery
Nationality American
Other names Edith Sedgwick Post
Education Radcliffe College
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1965–1971
Spouse(s)
Michael Post (m. 1971)
Relatives Henry Dwight Sedgwick III (grandfather)
Henry deForest (grandfather)
Robert Bowne Minturn Jr. (great-grandfather)
Robert Bowne Minturn (great-great-grandfather)
Robert Doughty Weeks (great-great-grandfather)
Theodore Sedgwick (great-great-great grandfather)
William Ellery (great-great-great grandfather)
Robert Sedgwick (seventh great-grandfather)
Jessé de Forest (seventh great-grandfather)
William Sedgwick (great-great-granduncle)
Robert Gould Shaw (great-granduncle)
Edith Minturn Stokes
(grandaunt)
Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes (granduncle)
Robert W. DeForest (granduncle)
Lockwood de Forest (granduncle)
Lilian Swann Saarinen (cousin)
Rosamond Pinchot (cousin)
Kyra Sedgwick (first cousin once removed)
Eric Saarinen (first cousin once removed)
Justin Nozuka (first cousin twice removed)
George Nozuka (first cousin twice removed)
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Edith Minturn Sedgwick Post (April 20, 1943 – November 16, 1971) was an American actress and fashion model. She is known for being one of Andy Warhol's superstars. Sedgwick became known as "The Girl of the Year" in 1965 after starring in several of Warhol's short films in the 1960s. She was dubbed an "It Girl", while Vogue magazine also named her a "Youthquaker".

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1965 Vinyl Non-speaking role
1965 Beauty No. 2
1965 Space
1965 Restaurant Short
1965 Prison Alternative title: Girls in Prison
1965 Kitchen
1965 Horse Non-speaking role; first appearance in a Warhol film
1965 Afternoon
1965 Outer and Inner Space
1965 Screen Test No. 1 Herself
1965 Screen Test No. 2 Herself
1965 Poor Little Rich Girl Poor Little Rich Girl Credited as Mazda Isphahan
1965 Factory Diaries
1966 Lupe Lupe Vélez
1966 Face
1967 Four Stars**** Alternative title: The Four Star Movie; uses footage of Sedgwick from previous Warhol films
1967 The Andy Warhol Story final film with Warhol
1969 Walden Herself Alternative title: Diaries, Notes and Sketches
1972 Ciao! Manhattan Susan Superstar Released posthumously, (final film role)
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