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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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The Doctors Lillian Clark
The Mask Actress


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 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
Lillian Clark
- A Darn Good Sport (1963) ... Lillian Clark
 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)
 2001 Stripped (Documentary)
 1981 The Best of Burlesque (TV Movie)
Self - Host
 1968 The Joan Rivers Show (TV Series)
- Burlesque ... Self
 1965 ABC's Nightlife (TV Series)
- Episode #1.83 (1965) ... Self
 1959 The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (TV Series)
- Episode #2.181 (1959) ... Self
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 2010 Behind the Burly Q (Documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(Summer 1953) She acted in Philip Yordan's play, "Anna Lucasta," in a Kenley Players production in Lakewood Park Theatre in Barnesville, Pennsylvania. John Kenley was artistic director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 3" (1.6 m)


Robert A. Gross  (his death)

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Personal Quote:

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


Working on Auto-Biography as of September 2005.


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