Gore, Lesley

Portrait
Born: May 02, 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Songwriter


1946 – She was born Lesley Sue Goldstein on the 2nd day of May this year in New York City. She was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey in a Jewish family.

 

1963 – She was best-known for her 1963 Pop hit, "It's My Party," which she recorded at the age of 16.

 

1967 - Her last major hit was "California Nights," which she performed on the January 19 of this year, in one of the episodes of the Batman TV series, in which she guest-starred as one of Catwoman's minions.

 

1969 – She also released "Wedding Bell Blues" as a single in 1969, but her version flopped, while the Fifth Dimension's spent three weeks at #1. Her career as a singer turns cold and eventually she decided to continue her talent in songwriting.

 

1996 – She provided musical aid for the film Grace of My Heart, which featured a character (played by Bridget Fonda), whose struggles over her sexual orientation were similar to her.

 

2000 – She announced that she was a lesbian. She stated further that she did not know her own orientation until she was in her twenties, and after she discovered that she was a lesbian, she never gave much thought to exposing it publicly, but at the same time she took no great lengths to hide it.

 

2004 - Beginning in this year, Gore could be seen hosting the PBS television series, In the Life, which focused on GLBT issues. Gore currently lives with her partner of over twenty-three years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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