One of Finocchios stunning divas, who oozed glamour sensuality and pizzazz was born in more humble circumstances of
Tennessee’s Appalachian Mountains in the late 30's.
Her original name was Alfred Brevard Crenshaw, but there were many greater name and body changes before arriving at the name that felt right Aleshia Brevard.
Auditioning at Finocchios in 1959, she became first known as Lee Shaw .
Her signature piece was a Striptease to “My heart belongs to Daddy”, peeling out of a red sweater down to a merry widow lace corset, five inch heels and strutting around on those impossible legs.
Moving onto bigger fields after leaving Finocchios after less than three years, and getting her “op’ in 62, Aleshia became a highly successful actress, appearing in TV shows with Andy Williams, Dean Martin, Larry Hagman.
But it was not just the stage where she excelled, but also with the pen
She is an published author with her must-have biography“The Woman I was not meant to be” which has been optioned by
for the big screen. Hollywood
Truly a success and inspiration. for transgender stars of tomorrow!