|Born||in Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Birth Name||Toni Maria Alessandrini|
|Height||5' 1" (1.55 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Tiny (5'1") but buxom, svelte and sensuous brunette stripper and exotic burlesque dancer Toni Maria Alessandrini was born on June 2, 1950, in Chicago, IL. Toni was inspired to become a stripper after seeing Natalie Wood portray legendary stripper Gypsy Rose Lee in Gypsy (1962).
She took jazz, ballet and modern dance lessons prior to moving to Hollywood at age 19. She worked as a go-go dancer and soon began participating in numerous burlesque contests and beauty pageants. She won the title of Miss Bare-Bottom Tucson (AZ) at age 21 in 1971; she subsequently won the titles Miss World Burlesque in 1980 and Miss Exotic World in 1991 (at 41 years of age!). She has danced in a Playboy revue show and performed alongside both Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca in the show "With a Touch of Burlesque." Alessandrini achieved her greatest enduring cinematic popularity as luscious stripper Desiree in the uproariously raucous, raunchy comedy Bachelor Party (1984) with Tom Hanks. Toni also played strippers in Vice Academy Part 2 (1990) and Vice Academy Part 3 (1991). She has been married five times. More recently, she has appeared in such hardcore porno productions as "Angels in Motion," "Bottoms Up," "Fetish," "Oral Vixens," and "La Grande Derriere."
- IMDb Mini Biography By: woodyanders (qv's & corrections by A. Nonymous)