Holly came from Miami F.L.A.
Hitch-hiked her way across the U.S.A.
Plucked her eyebrows on the way
Shaved her legs and then he was a she
She said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
Said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.
- Lou Reed
Holly Woodlawn died yesterday of brain and liver cancer. Born Haroldo Santiago Franceschi Rodriguez Danhakl, Woodlawn was a transgender Puerto Rican actress and Andy Warhol superstar who appeared in his films Trash (1970) and Women in Revolt (1972).