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Erica Gavin, (born Donna Graff[1] on July 22, 1947 in Los Angeles, California), is an American film actress best known for playing the title role in Russ Meyer's 1968 film Vixen.

At age 19, Erica worked as a topless dancer in Hollywood alongside two other future Russ Meyer stars, Haji and Tura Satana. While waiting in a dentist's office she saw an advertisement in Variety for girls to audition for the new Russ Meyer movie. She auditioned and won the role which launched her to B-movie stardom.

Following Vixen, she appeared in only two other films, Meyers' Beyond the Valley of the Dolls and Roger Corman's women-in-prison film Caged Heat, before abruptly leaving Hollywood and ending her film career. She currently resides in Los Angeles, where she works as a stylist and occassionly makes appearances at movie memorabilia conventions.[2]

She has said in an interview that she is bisexual. [1]

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