Eastman, Georgia, USA
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The French Peep Show
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Tempest Storm (born February 29, 1928) is an American stripper, burlesque star, and motion picture actress. Along with Lili St. Cyr and Blaze Starr, she was one of the best known burlesque performers of the 1950s and 1960s. She is regarded as having one of the longest careers as a burlesque performer, spanning more than 50 years. She still regularly performs as of the 2000s.
Storm was born Annie Blanche Banks in Eastman, Georgia. By the age of 20, she had already been married and divorced twice. She decided to head for Hollywood. Her beauty landed her work as a chorus girl, but her figure, combined with a magnetic stage personality, led her to a highly successful career in burlesque. Her professional debut was at El Rey Theater in Oakland, California. She adopted the stage name Tempest Storm about 1950 and changed it legally in 1957.
She was a wives of greatest Hynes`s and Ellington`s singer (and first black cow boy) Herb Jeffries.
Storm was a regular performer for many years at a burlesque theater in Oakland, California, as well as at clubs around the United States, including in Las Vegas. She was famous for her physical measurements (44DD-25-35) and her naturally red hair. She was featured in numerous men`s magazines and burlesque movies, including Russ Meyer`s French Peep Show (1950), Paris After Midnight (1951), Striptease Girl (1952), Irving Klaw`s Teaserama, (1955) (which also featured Bettie Page) and his Buxom Beautease (1956). She traveled extensively and did many performances in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada. In the late 1950s, her breasts - her "moneymakers" as she called them - were insured by Lloyds of London for one million dollars. She acted in several motion pictures both as herself and in a character role.
With writer Bill Boyd, Ms. Storm told her life story in the 1987 book Tempest Storm: The Lady Is a Vamp. (ISBN 0-934601-25-9). She was inducted into the Exotic World Burlesque Museum Hall of Fame in Helendale, California, where one of her G-strings is part of the museum`s display.
Storm officially retired in 1995 at the age of 67, but has done occasional stage performances since.
In 1999 she stripped in San Francisco`s O`Farrell Theatre to mark the club`s 30-year anniversary. Mayor Willie Brown declared a "Tempest Storm Day" in her honor.
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Annie Blanche Banks
Tempest Storm (born Annie Banks; February 29, 1928) is an American exotic dancer, burlesque star and motion picture actress. Along with Lili St. Cyr, Sally Rand, and Blaze Starr, she was one of the best known burlesque performers of the 1950s and 1960s. She is regarded as having one of the longest careers as a burlesque performer, spanning more than 60 years. She was still performing in the early 21st century.
Former stripper, Former burlesque dancer, Former actress, Writer
She was inducted into the Exotic World Burlesque Museum Hall of Fame
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Who is she dating right now?
According to our records, Tempest Storm is possibly single. Her last relationship was when Tempest Storm and Elvis Presley dated.
Tempest Storm has been in relationships with Elvis Presley (1957), Russ Meyer, Sammy Davis Jr. ( - present), Vic Damone ( - present), Mickey Cohen and John F. Kennedy ( - present).
She is rumoured to have hooked up with Mickey Rooney ( - present).
Tempest Storm is a 88 year old American Dancer. Born Annie Blanche Banks on 29th February, 1928 in Eastman, Georgia, USA, she is famous for The French Peep Show. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Tempest Storm is a member of the following lists:
People from Eastman, Georgia,
American female erotic dancers and
Actresses from Georgia (U. S. state).
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