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Brenda K. Starr


Born to a Jewish father and a Puerto Rican mother, Brenda K. Starr became one of the biggest names in freestyle music during the 1980's. Scoring a number one hit single with her song "I Still Believe," Brenda occasionally did film work before becoming a name in urban dance music. Brenda is famous for discovering singer Mariah Carey. Mariah, a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Looking for Alibrandi
(2000)
The Two Henrys
The Two Henrys Melanie
(2000)
Squeeze Play
Squeeze Play Brenda
(1979)

Filmography

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 2000 The Two Henrys
Melanie
 1988 Brenda K. Starr: I Still Believe (Video short)
 1979 Squeeze Play
Brenda (as Brenda Kaplan)
 1978 Slow Dancing in the Big City
Punk (as Brenda Joy Kaplan)
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 2000 Looking for Alibrandi (performer: "Teenager of the Year")
 1992 Ladybugs (performer: "Let's Go Undercover" - as Brenda K. Starr)
 1990/I Lambada (performer: "Sata")
 1989 She's Out of Control (performer: "You Should Be Loving Me" - as Brenda K. Starr)
 1988 License to Drive (performer: "Sweet Surrender")
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 2016 American Idol (TV Series)
Herself - Gianna's Mother
- Auditions #3 (2016) ... Herself - Gianna's Mother
 2002 VH-1 Where Are They Now? (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Girl Power (2002) ... Herself (as Brenda Starr)
 1999 ¡Mi Gente! My People! (TV Movie documentary)
Herself (as Brenda Starr)
 1998 Mariah Carey: Around the World (TV Movie)
Herself
 1989 The New Hollywood Squares (TV Series)
Herself - Panelist
- Episode dated 2 January 1989 (1989) ... Herself - Panelist
 1984 Beat Street
Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Te Sigo Esperando" (Spanish-language album) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Brenda Joy Kaplan | Brenda Kaplan | Brenda Starr
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Star Sign:

Libra

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