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Alexandria, The Great 48 Vintage Burlesque dancer photo 1

Alexandra, The Great 48 ... "Beauty in Motion."

Vintage Burlesque Model: Alexandra (aka: Gerri Weise, Gayle Sherman, Brandy Alexander, Geraldine Parades) was originally a pre-op Transsexual male who did female impersonations. He underwent gender reassignment surgery and eventually became the stripper known as Alexandria, the great 48.

She supposedly dated women and became a 'Lesbian' after his surgery but married Robert Smith so ?. One of his acts was 'The Witchdoctor'. She retired around 1967 and became a hair dresser. Did some modeling for Maurice Seymour.


B/W Photo 1: Miss Alexandria is shown here in two risqué promo photos looking very much female.



  • Birth Name: Gary Paradis
  • Birth Date: n/a
  • Birth Place: n/a.
  • Married: Robert Smith (1970).
  • Films: Behind the Burly-Q.


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