Although rumors of drug use and other problems on the set surrounded her dismissal, the producers were adamant that Plato's pregnancy was the only reason her character was written out [ citation needed ]. Would a city with a murder rate in the top 20 have just taken the deceased's boyfriend's word for what happened? The total lack of an investigation is troubling. In DecemberPlato moved in with her boyfriend, rock guitarist Lanny Lambert. And to you too.
She came to fame as a child star but found out soon enough that early fame often has its own pitfalls.
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Following her appearance in the film, in the same year, Plato appeared in a cover story of the lesbian lifestyle magazine Girlfriendsin which she came out as a lesbianalthough she later recanted. Her questionable luck kicked in early on -- Dana was chosen for the lead role in "The Exorcist" but her adoptive mother refused to let her appear in such a film. During her March divorce, Plato lost custody of her son to Lambert and was given visitation rights. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. You and Sheriff Lobo there in Moore, Oklahoma should be real proud. Dana was attempting a comeback; was in Oklahoma to be with her son for Mother's Day, and it looked very much like she was going to leave Robert Menchaca. No part s of this site may be duplicated or used without permission.