テンペストストーム, JFKとエルビスとデートしたバーレスクスター, で死んだ 93

Storm died in her ラスベガス apartment Tuesday, ラスベガスレビュー-ジャーナルレポート, and had been battling dementia ここ数ヶ月で. 彼女はまた、4月に股関節手術を受けた後も苦労していました 8 and was under round-the-clock care until her death.

Tempest was easily one of the best-known and highest-regarded burlesque [出演者] of all time, and was an active part of the burlesque community right to the end,” Burlesque Hall of Fame executive director Dustin Wax told the Review-Journal. “She will be missed terribly in the burlesque community and well beyond it.

She was the last of the great legends in the golden age of burlesque,” added her longtime friend and business partner Harvey Robbins. “She was perhaps the biggest of all.

FORMER FOUR SEASONS MEMBER JOE LONG DEAD AT 79

Born Annie Blanche Banks in 1928, Storm left home in the seventh grade and moved to Hollywood at the ripe age of 15 to pursue a career. Working as a waitress, a customer suggested she’d make money as a striptease performer. She got an audition with Follies Theater by 1951 and had to choose a stage name — either Sunny Day or Tempest Storm.

American stripper Tempest Storm poses next to a promotional poster for her burlesque act in front of a theater, 1954. (ゲッティイメージズ)

American stripper Tempest Storm poses next to a promotional poster for her burlesque act in front of a theater, 1954. (ゲッティイメージズ)

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