Blaze Starr


Age: 83

Summary: voluptuous stripper and club owner who became one of the most famous burlesque performers in America after she stoked the fantasies of her legions of admirers from the runways of burlesque clubs across the country for more than 30 years by seducing many men along the way and whose most famous affair with Louisiana governer Earl K. Long (d. 1960) produced a scandal that was the basis for the 1989 film Blaze starring Paul Newman and Lolita Davidovich.

Cause of Death: Complications from a heart disease

Born: April 10, 1932

Died: June 15, 2015

Wilsondale, West Virginia