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Sherry Britton (1918–2008)

Fleeing an adolescence marred with domestic violence, foster homes and an abusive first husband, Sherry Britton started stripping at the age of fifteen at the People's Theater on the Bowery in Lower Manhattan. She received ten cents a performance. Along with her physical attributes -- an 18" waist; knee length brown hair -- she was very ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Best of Burlesque
Pretty Things
Pretty Things Herself
The Investigator


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 1958 The Investigator (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1958)
 1954 The Mask (TV Series)
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 1981 The Best of Burlesque (TV Movie)
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 1981 The Best of Burlesque (TV Movie) (producer)
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 2005 Pretty Things (TV Movie documentary)
 1981 The Best of Burlesque (TV Movie)
Herself - Host
 1959 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.181 (1959) ... Herself
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 2010 Behind the Burly Q (Documentary)

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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There seemed to be two of me. One, onstage, undressing. The other saying, "What are you doing, taking off your clothes for these morons?


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