Lola Falana Biography

Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Wiki Biography: Born in Philadelphia in 1942, Lola Falana left home as a teenager to seek her fortune in entertainment. She often slept in subway stations before finding work. She Studied African dance, and her big break was appearing opposite Sammy Davis Jr. in "Golden Boy" in 1964. She then toured Italy and won fame there in two Italian movies. She toured with the Tavares Brothers in the 1970s and married Feliciano "Butch" Tavares. In 1979, Lola became the highest-paid entertainer in Las Vegas, thus earning her the title, "First Lady of Las Vegas".

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya Regular Performer 1975 Music
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 1977 Sport
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Klansman Loretta Sykes 1974
Mary's Land Herself 2013