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Lesley Gore (1946–2015)


Lesley Gore was born Lesley Sue Goldstein in Brooklyn, New York City, to Ronny and Leo Goldstein, a manufacturer of children's clothes and swimwear. Her family was Jewish. She grew up in Tenafly, New Jersey. Gore hit the music scene at 17 years of age in 1963 with the teen anthem "It's My Party". Born in Brooklyn (Kings County), New York, she was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Suicide Squad Soundtrack
(2016)
Fame Soundtrack
(1980)
An American Crime Soundtrack
(2007)

Filmography

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 1998 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Lesley Gore
- Opus One (1998) ... Lesley Gore
 1983 All My Children (TV Series)
June Gordon
- Episode dated 21 January 1983 (1983) ... June Gordon
 1968 The Pied Piper of Astroworld (TV Movie)
Bo Peep
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Pussycat
- Scat! Darn Catwoman (1967) ... Pussycat
- That Darn Catwoman (1967) ... Pussycat
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single/Album: "You Don't Own Me" (Mercury Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Last.fm | MySpace | See more »

Alternate Names:

Leslie Gore | Miss Lesley Gore

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Parents:

Leo Goldstein | Ronny Gore
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As a recording artist, had four consecutive Top 10 hits on Billboard's Hot 100 chart starting in 1963. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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