Lola Falana

Lola Falana was born on 1942-09-11 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Her net worth is $10 Million. She is American born Singer, Dancer, Actress. She has been seen in movies “Teatro Dieci” (1971), “Hai Visto Mai?” (1973), “The Liberation of LB Jones”, "Lady Cocoa" (1975), "Mad About You" (1990), "Capitol".

Facts of Lola Falana

Full NameLola Falana
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 11, 1942
Age77 years 9 months
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height5' 5" (1.65 m)
ProfessionSinger, Dancer, Actress
EducationGermantown High School
SpouseFeliciano Vierra Tavares, Jr. (m. 1971–1975)
ParentsCleo Falana, Bennett Falana
NicknamesBlack Venus
AwardsTheater World Award (1975)
Record LabelsMercury Records
Albums“My Baby” (1964), "There's A Man Out There Somewhere" (1975)
NominationsGolden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress (1970), Tony Award
Movies“Teatro Dieci” (1971), “Hai Visto Mai?” (1973), “The Liberation of LB Jones”, "Lady Cocoa" (1975), "Mad About You" (1990), "Capitol"
TV Shows“Teatro Dieci” (1971), “Hai Visto Mai?” (1973), The New Bill Cosby Show (1972–1973), "Laugh In", “The Liberation of LB Jones”, Lola (1975), Made in Italy (1982)
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Quick Facts of Lola Falana

1Retired and living with her parents in Philadelphia. [November 1996]
2Lola has recovered sufficiently from her bad attack of multiple sclerosis in 1996, which sent her to her parents' home in Philadelphia, to make her own home in her beloved Las Vegas. [June 2006]
3She and Joey Heatherton were the namesakes for the "Lola Heatherton" character as played by Catherine O'Hara on SCTV (1976) and SCTV Network (1981).
4Recorded on Reprise Records, the label owned by Frank Sinatra.
5Was a protégé of Dinah Washington.
6Father is from Cuba. He sang to Lola in Spanish. She later became a popular nightclub singer who performed in various lanuages.
7Born in Camden, New Jersey to Cleao Twine. The family later moved to Philadelphia. Lola attended Germantown High School in Philadelphia. She was raised as Episcopalian but later coverted to Roman Catholicism.
8Was nominated for Broadway's 1975 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for "Doctor Jazz."
9Is of African-American and Cuban descent.
10In later years she has turned to religion for comfort and solace, touring much of the time as an evangelist.
11Was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis; after a brief period of (1987) remission, her MS returned in 1996.

Trademarks of Lola Falana

1Wore a famous silk white evening gown during her Las Vegas shows
2Performed her signature song "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets" during her Las Vegas shows.

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