The Lady Chablis

The Lady Chablis
Born
Benjamin Edward Knox

(1957-03-11)March 11, 1957
DiedSeptember 8, 2016(2016-09-08) (aged 59)
Other namesBrenda Dale Knox
OccupationActress
Author
Drag queen

Brenda Dale Knox (March 11, 1957 – September 8, 2016), known professionally as The Lady Chablis, was an American actress, author, and drag performer. Through exposure in the bestselling nonfiction book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil that reads like fiction, and its 1997 film adaptation, she became one of the first drag performers to be accepted by a wider audience.[1][2]

Early life

Born Benjamin Edward Knox in 1957,[3][4] Knox had four siblings (two sisters and two brothers),[5] and grew up in Quincy, Florida. Legally her name was changed to "The Lady Chablis" in the 1990s.[4]

Other Languages
français: The Lady Chablis