Stacey Hollywood

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Stacey Hollywood
Born North Carolina, USA
Occupation club promoter, nightclub personality, performance artist, actor, model

Stacey Hollywood (born in North Carolina) is an American transexual woman, actor, model, and well-known LGBT nightclub personality. In West Hollywood during the 1990s she became a prominent club promoter, hosting full-to-capacity nights at Club Arena, one of the largest nightclubs in Los Angeles. She was featured on a popular 1998 house music club dance track with Club Arena's resident DJ Irene that was originally released on vinyl and later on a CD compilation.[1][2]

Stacey Hollywood is the subject of Parris Patton's 1999 documentary Creature, an in-depth look at the young life and transformation of this transexual woman who grew up in rural North Carolina and moved to Hollywood.[3] The film follows her over four years and includes interviews with her conservative Christian parents.[4][5] It was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary[6] and received a nomination for Best Documentary at the Chicago International Film Festival.[7]

Discography[edit]

  • Weatha Beatin Hoochie Bitch (1998)[1]
  • Weatha Beatin Hoochie Bitch 2005 (2005)[8]

Films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DJ Irene: Weatha Beatin Hoochie Bitch" at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Stacy Hollywood: Songs" at AllMusic
  3. ^ Glatzer, Richard (14 March 2000). "Creature (review)". The Advocate. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Creature (review)". Variety. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Creature (review)". Film Threat. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Starr, Michael (16 January 2001). "Entertainment: The Starr Report". The New York Post. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "1999 — 35th Chicago Film Festival". Chicago Film Festival. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "DJ Irene/ Stacy Hollywood/ Mr Sam" at AllMusic

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