Pepper LaBeija

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: drag performer who was the last of the four great queens of the modern Harlem balls (Angie Xtravaganza, Dorian Corey and Avis Pendavis all died in recent years) made famous in the 1991 documentary Paris Is Burning.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: November 5, 1948

 

Died: May 14, 2003

 

Location: Manhattan, New York