Octavia St. Laurent

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: legendary transgendered performer and entertainer who had been featured in the famous 1990 documentary film Paris Is Burning, which she discussed her issues with drug use, sex work, and fight with AIDS in the film.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: March 16, 1964

 

Died: May 17, 2009

 

Location: Queens, New York