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Slideshow: Exclusive Portraits of Daryl Hannah from Health Freedom Expo

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Daryl Hannah at the Health Freedom Expo on June 7th, 2013

CHICAGO – Daryl Hannah is a passionate activist. The actress and environmentalist is spreading the word regarding the dangers of the Keystone Pipeline, among other hot topics at the recent Health Freedom Expo in Chicagoland. She also has a new movie in limited release opening on July 12th entitled “The Hot Flashes.”

The actress was born in Chicago, attending the local Francis W. Parker School. She made her 1978 film debut in the Brian De Palma horror movie, “The Fury,” which was filmed in Chicago. After appearing in the classic sci-fi movie, “Blade Runner” (1982), she took off as a mermaid-out-of-water in “Splash” (1984). That began a procession of hit movies throughout the 1980s and ‘90s including “Roxanne” (1987), Wall Street (1987), “Steel Magnolias” (1989) and “The Little Rascals” (1994). Most recently, she’s appeared in the British horror film, “Eldorado” (2012), and is featured in the 2013 film “The Hot Flashes,” opening in limited release on Friday, July 12th.

Hannah is also well known for her environmental and political activism. She has been arrested at several demonstrations, protesting against the closing of Los Angeles urban gardens, the issue of West Virginia mountaintop removal and the Keystone Pipeline. At the Health Freedom Expo, she spoke without notes for 45 minutes on the health and environmental implications of the politically controversial Keystone Pipeline.

Photographer Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com took these Exclusive Portraits of Daryl Hannah after she spoke at the June 7th event. Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com.

  1. HANNAH1: Daryl Hannah at the Health Freedom Expo on June 7th, 2013
  2. HANNAH2: Daryl Hannah spoke on environmental implications of the Keystone Pipeline.
  3. HANNAH3: Daryl Hannah is only trying to get us some peace.

Daryl Hannah’s video weblog is the dhlove life show, and is available by clicking here. “The Hot Flashes” has a limited release on July 12th. Check local listings for show times and theaters. Featuring Daryl Hannah, Brooke Shields, Wanda Sykes, Virginia Madsen and Eric Roberts. Screenplay by Brad Hennig. Directed by Susan Seidelman. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Senior Staff Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2013 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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