- Lesley Sue Goldstein, known professionally as Lesley Gore, was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and activist
|When was Lesley Gore born?||02 May 1946|
|When did Lesley Gore die? / Died||16 February 2015|
|How many years did Lesley Gore live? / Lived||68 years|
Lesley Gore facts
- At the age of 16 (in 1963) she recorded the pop hit "It's My Party", and followed it up with other hits including "Judy's Turn to Cry", "You Don't Own Me", and "California Nights"
- Gore also worked as an actress and composed songs with her brother, Michael Gore, for the 1980 film Fame, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award
- She hosted an LGBT-oriented public television show, In the Life, on American TV in the 2000s, and was active until 2014