Date of Birth:
12 June 1932
Mae Mercer played in 3 movies in the Drama, Romance, War, Music, Action, Crime, Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi genres.
Mae Mercer got succeed with average imdb rating 6.3.
Ran away from home at fifteen to go to New York City and start a singing career. She sang the blues in bars and other venues in Paris before returning to the States and starting an acting career.
Produced the documentary film Angela Davis: Portrait of a Revolutionary (1972).
Classic blues singer whose deep, dusky voice was heard on the international club scene.
Bessie Smith was her idol.
Was singing in Paris in 1960 when she met Maurice Girodias (1919-1990), the French publisher of such banned books as "Lolita" and "The Ginger Man," who hired her to sing at, and later run, the Blues Bar in Paris.
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