Violetta Villas

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Birthday
10, 1938
Birthplace
Verviers, Belgium
Death Date
Dec 5, 2011 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1938
Birthplace
Verviers, Belgium
Death Date
Dec 5, 2011 (73)

About

Polish singer, actress and cabaret performer who became a star in the entertainment industry for her multi-year stint at the Dunes Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. During her career, she recorded more than three hundred songs and acted in popular films like 1971's "The Woodpecker."

Before Fame

She was considered a promising opera star due to her five-octave vocal range but decided to pursue more popular forms of music.

Trivia

She was controversial in some circles for her status as an informant for the Polish Security Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Family Life

She married American millionaire Ted Kowalczyk in January 1988 but divorced him less than a year later.

Associated With

During her time as the star of the Casino de Paris at Dunes Hotel & Casino, she sang duets with music legends like Frank Sinatra.