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Did the woman in Jaws break her hip?

Despite widespread belief, stunt woman and actress Susan Backlinie did not break her ribs or hip while filming the opening scene, meaning her screams of terror were real. However, Spielberg did not warn her when she would be 'attacked', so her reactions were more genuine.

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Beside this, who was the girl in the opening scene of Jaws?

As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg's seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water.

Furthermore, how old was the lady in Jaws? “What if the ghost of the Lady of the Dunes haunts Jaws?” The body of the unidentified woman was found on July 26, 1974, among dunes in Provincetown, Massachusetts, by a 13-year-old girl walking her dog.

One may also ask, who was the skinny dipper in Jaws?

Susan Backlinie is best known for playing the skinny-dipping hottie in the opening scene of the 1975 fright-film "Jaws." Guess what she looks like now!

Were any sharks killed in the making of Jaws?

It became the first film to gross over $100 million at the box office and the summer blockbuster was born. The first shark killed on the docks, which is supposed to be the "man-eater" in the movie, was actually a real shark killed in Florida since there was not a big enough one in Martha's Vineyard.

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