Pat Ast (Patricia Ann Ast)

Pat Ast

Actress, Model. Best known for her role as as ‘Linda’ in the movie “Heat”. She was working as a clerk and receptionist in a box factory when she caught the eye of Andy Warhol who signed her on to star in some movies he was going to make. Her credits include “Heat”, “The Incredible Shrinking Woman”, “Foul Play”, and “The Dutchess and the Dirty Water” among others. Her last role was ‘Edna’ in “Reform School Girls”. In 1980, she apperaed as a background dancer and singer in Donna Summer’s “Bad Girls” video. Exposure from her film career caught the attention of fashion designer Roy Halston who hired her to be a model in his store during the 1970’s. After retirement, she became a recluse and spent her days with her beloved dogs. She passed away from natural causes at the age of 59. (bio by: Whispers From The Grave)


  • October, 21, 1941


  • October, 10, 2001

Cause of Death

  • natural causes


  • Mount Sinai Memorial Park
  • Los Angeles, California

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