Candice Rialson  

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Candice Rialson (December 18, 1951 - March 31, 2006), also known as Candy Rialson, was an American actress. She is best known for her starring role in Joe Dante's Hollywood Boulevard.

Rialson was born in Santa Monica, California. After appearing in a series of exploitation films (such as Candy Stripe Nurses, Chatterbox, Pets and Summer School Teachers), Rialson found herself typecast as a sex kitten, and had difficulty obtaining new roles. Her last role was in the 1978 political thriller Winter Kills

Quentin Tarantino claimed Rialson was the inspiration for Bridget Fonda's character in 1997's Jackie Brown.

She died of liver disease on March 31, 2006.

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