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Mavis Staples

Born: 10-Jul-1939
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gospel singer

Father: Roebuck Staples ("Pops", b. 28-Dec-1914, d. 19-Dec-2000)
Mother: Oceola (b. 10-Sep-1917, d. 4-Sep-1987)
Sister: Cleotha
Brother: Pervis
Sister: Yvonne
Boyfriend: Bob Dylan (singer/songwriter, together late 1960s)
Husband: A.R. Leak, Sr. (div.)

    High School: Parker High School, Chicago, IL (1957)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Take Me to the River (11-Mar-2014) · Herself
    Rejoice and Shout (30-May-2011) · Herself
    No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (21-Jul-2005) · Herself
    Lightning in a Bottle (12-Feb-2004) · Herself
    Graffiti Bridge (2-Nov-1990) · Melody Cool
    Soul to Soul (18-Aug-1971) · Herself

Official Website:
http://www.mavisstaples.com/


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