Sophie Tucker Stage Actress

Birthday January 13, 1887
Birthplace Tulchyn, Ukraine
Death Date Feb 9, 1966 (age 79)
Birth Sign Capricorn


Vaudeville comedienne whose nickname was The Last of the Red Hot Mamas because of her loud and boisterous performances of risqué songs.

Before Fame

She sang in her family's restaurant, earning money through tips.


She sang songs like "Nobody Loves a Fat Girl, But Oh How a Fat Girl Can Love" and "I Don't Want to be Thin."

Family Life

She married Louis Tuck in 1903, then Frank Westphal in 1914, and then Al Lackey in 1928.

Associated With

She and Louise Dresser were both vaudeville performers.


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