American singer, actress, and author who released an autobiography entitled Real Life: The Story of a Survivor in 1985. She was also the first black model to appear on the cover of the British fashion magazine, Queen.
She attended the University of California, Berkeley after moving to California with her family in the 1960s.
She appeared as Dionne in the rock musical Hair.
She married Mike Ratledge of Soft Machine strictly to help him stay in the country due to visa problems in 1967. She later had a relationship with
She sold a series of love letters from Mick Jagger in December 2012.