Petula Clark

Singer / Actor

Born: 15 November 1932
Birthplace: Epsom, England
Best known as: The singer of "Downtown"
Petula Clark had her greatest popularity during the 1960s as a singer of optimistic pop tunes like her signature hit "Downtown." Clark had been a child star in England and even had her own BBC radio show, "Pet's Parlor," during World War II. In the 1990s she starred as Norma Desmond in a touring edition of the play Sunset Boulevard.
Extra credit: In 1997, Queen Elizabeth made Clark a Commander of the Order of the British Empire... Clark was a matron of honor at the 2002 wedding of Liza Minnelli.

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