She looked to have a glittering career ahead of her.
Yet the Californian star committed Hollywood hara-kiri – walking away at the height of her fame.
It was short-lived, the couple divorcing in 1981 – a year before Mc Gillis was raped at knifepoint by two assailants who forced their way into her Manhattan apartment.
Already ashamed of her sexuality, for years she believed this ordeal was her penitence for being gay – an internal struggle that also led to alcohol and substance-abuse issues.
In the Shewired interview, Mc Gillis said she is currently single but her next relationship will "definitely" be with a woman.
When his home of New Eden is destroyed by a revitalized Brotherhood and its new Vamp leader, Martin finds himself alone in the badlands of America with only the distant memory of his mentor and legendary vampire hunter, Mister, to guide him.
A deadly infection breaks out in Manhattan, causing humans to devolve into blood-thirsty rat creatures.