May 20, 1946
El Centro, California, United States
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Cher is an Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award-winning actress and singer. She first garnered attention as one half of the folk-pop duo Sonny & Cher. Their first single - 1965's "I Got You Babe, " rocketed to number one on the Billboard charts. She had later success as a solo artist in the 1980s and 1990s with pop hits like "If I Could Turn Back Time," "After All, and "Believe." Beginning in the 1980s, she segued into dramatic acting with success in films like "Silkwood" (1983), "Mask" (1985), and "Mermaids" (1990). Her performance in "Moonstruck" (1987) won her a Best Actress Oscar. She made her directing debut with a segment of the 1996 HBO abortion-themed anthology, "If These Walls Could Talk." In 2008, she inked a deal with Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas to perform 200 live shows during the following three years, alternating nights with Bette Midler and Elton John. After another two-year performance residency from 2017-2018 in both Las Vegas and Washington state, she made her first screen appearance in eight years in 2018, when he played Meryl Streep's mother in "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again." Her 26th studio album, "Dancing Queen," a collection of ABBA covers, was released in September, 2018.
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