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.