Sherry Britton, 89, a Star of the Burlesque Stage, Dies

Sherry Britton, whose hour-glass figure, jet-black hair and rambunctious presence made her one of the queens of the burlesque stage in the 1930s and ’40s, died Tuesday in Manhattan. She was 89 and lived in Manhattan. Read the rest here.


Sherry Britton

Sherry Britton was a burlesque performer of the 1930s and early 1940s. The 5’3″ Britton had an 18″ waist, and was once said to have a “figure to die for”. She was born Edith Zack, in New Brunswick, New Jersey