Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Alisa Statman on CNN.com

**Thank you, Alisa, for your express permission to use this great photo of you and Patti.**

The enduring fascination of the Sharon Tate murder
By Mike Ayers, Special to CNN

April 11, 2012 -- Updated 0152 GMT (0952 HKT)-- "The day that I was moving in, there was a supposed producer [on the property]," said Statman, now an assistant director on "Modern Family." "He was taking footage of some of the exterior. I just told him not to film me."

Statman said she received a letter from that producer, Bill Nelson. Nelson said he was working on a film about the Manson murders and the Tate family, that he had the blessing of Sharon Tate's mother, Doris Tate, and asked if Statman would be interested in helping. "Being in the business and being 21 years old, I was like 'Heck yes, I'd love to do this.' "

From there, Statman said her life was radically altered.

Read the whole piece, here: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/04/10/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/sharon-tate-murder-pop-culture/?hpt=hp_c3

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