EntertainmentCelebrities Holly Woodlawn dead; transgender Andy Warhol star was 69 Holly Woodlawn has died of cancer at 69. Woodlawn is pictured here at the Joe Fresh Art Basel Party Co-Hosted By The Warhol And Sara Tecchia at the W Hotel on December 2, 2011 in Miami, Florida. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Marc Serota By AMNY.com December 7, 2015 8:23 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Holly Woodlawn, the transgender actress and Andy Warhol "superstar" died from cancer Sunday in Los Angeles at age 69. The Puerto-Rico born actress was widely knows as the Holly of Lou Reed's famous song, "Walk on the Wild Side": "Holly came from Miami, F-L-A / Hitchhiked her way across the USA / Plucked her eyebrows on the way / Shaved her legs, and then he was a she." Woodlawn starred in "Trash" and "Women in Revolt" and, most recently, Amazon's Golden-Globe winning series "Transparent." By AMNY.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.