Cilla Black

Occupation: Singer, television presenter, actress

Nationality: English

Born: May 27, 1943 (72)

Priscilla Maria Veronica White began her career as a singer in 1963 and is most famous in the UK for her singles "Anyone Who Had a Heart" (1964) and "You're My World" (1964), both reaching number one.Having a successful recording career in the 1960s, she became a prominent television presenter in the 1980s and the 1990s.In 2013, Cilla celebrated 50 years in the show business and the British television ITV aired a one-off Entertainment special on the 16 October 2013. The show featured Black herself and was called The One & Only Cilla Black.In November 2009, she presented TV's Greatest Endings on Sky1 and she appeared as herself in the first episode of series 4 of comedy-drama Benidorm in 2011.
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