In 1968 he moved to the United States and cemented his status by directing the horror film Rosemary's Baby (1968), for which Ruth Gordon won an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress.
Geimer, now 52, has told Radar that she is willing to put it all behind her, and just move on.
“I hope Roman Polanski will be allowed to return to America, and that the rest of his life will be happy,” Geimer has said.
“They said they didn’t want to do an arrest, but to do the case more slowly, through a grand-jury investigation. I thought we had plenty of evidence to arrest him, and that’s what I thought we should do.” So, in the early evening, Vannatter and his partner went to the Beverly Wilshire hotel, in Beverly Hills, where Polanski was staying. “As we say on the farm, he was nervous as a hen on a hot rock.
“As we were walking through the lobby, I saw Polanski getting out of the elevator,” Vannatter said. He kept asking me for the quaalude back, so he could take it and calm down,” Vannatter said.
BBC News profiles legendary film director Roman Polanski.
Authorities in Switzerland have decided not to extradite him to the US to face sentencing for a case dating back to 1977.
But she also recalled the moments leading to her alleged rape, at the home of Jack Nicholson.
“Polanski told me to get in the Jacuzzi,” she claimed.
Following Tate's death, Polanski returned to Europe and spent much of his time in Paris and Gstaad, but did not direct another film until Macbeth (1971) in England. (1973) and subsequently spent the next five years living near Rome.
However, he travelled to Hollywood to direct Chinatown (1974).
On August 8, 1977, pursuant to a plea bargain, Polanski pleaded guilty to the least serious of the charges against him, having unlawful sex with a minor—statutory rape.