Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey


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About Shirley Veronica Bassey

Soundtrack, Music Department, Actress
Born: January 8, 1937
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)
Known for: There's Something About Mary (1998), Goldfinger (1964), Shirley Bassey: Divas Are Forever (2000), Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Source: IMDB

Shirley Bassey was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, and raised in the nearby working class neighborhood of Splott. Her mother was originally from Yorkshire, and her father was a Nigerian seaman who left the family when she was less than two. She later helped to support her family by working in an Enamelware factory. She made her professional ...