Dorian Dennis Burlesque Performer

Dorian Dennis

Dorian Dennis had a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from New York University and aspired to become a doctor.  Gossip slinger Lee Mortimer once said she was "five seven and a half in her nylons"...
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Dixie Evans

Dixie Evans (August 28, 1926 – August 3, 2013) was best known for her Marilyn Monroe tribute show which was a big hit with critics and audiences. However Dixie soon felt uncomfortable with as she was...
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Blaze Starr

Blaze Starr (born  January 1, 1932).  Starr's striking red hair, voluptuous figure and on-stage enthusiasm were a large part of her appeal. The theatrical flourishes and unique gimmicks she used in her stage show...
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Sherry Britton

Sherry Britton (July 28, 1918 – April 1, 2008). Sherry performed in many theatres and clubs during the Golden Age of burlesque. She once said "I despised burlesque." However, she did enjoy stripping in nightclubs,...
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Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee (February 9, 1911 – April 26, 1970).  Her innovations were an almost casual strip style compared to the herky-jerky styles of most burlesque strippers (she emphasized the "tease" in "striptease"), and she...