Born in 1939, Ondine's real name was Robert Xavier Francis Peter Michael Olivo. He changed his name to Ondine after Jean Giraudoux's play Ondine. (AD149) The Warhol films he appeared in included Three, Couch, Vinyl, Restaurant, Afternooon, The Pope Ondine Story (two reels of which began and ended The Chelsea Girls, The Loves of Ondine, Since, Imitation of Christ, and **** (Four Stars). He died of liver disease in Queens in 1989.
Ondine at the second Factory (1968)
(Photo: Billy Name)