Georgia Holt

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Georgia Holt
Jackie Jean Crouch

(1926-06-09)June 9, 1926
DiedDecember 10, 2022(2022-12-10) (aged 96)
Other names
  • Georgia Pelham
  • Georgia LaPiere
  • Singer-songwriter
  • actress
  • model
Years active1932–2014
  • John Sarkisian
    (m. 1946; div. 1947)
  • (m. 1965; div. 1966)
  • John Southall
    (m. 1951; div. 1955)
  • Joseph Harper Collins
    (m. 1957; div. 1961)
  • Gilbert Hartmann LaPiere
    (m. 1961; div. 1964)
  • Hamilton T. Holt
    (m. 1970; div. 1974)
PartnerCraig Spencer (1976–2022; her death)
Children2, including Cher
Musical career

Georgia Holt (born Jackie Jean Crouch; June 9, 1926 – December 10, 2022) was an American singer-songwriter, actress, and model. She was the mother of singer and actress Cher and the grandmother of Chaz Bono.

Personal life[change | change source]

Holt was born in Kensett, Arkansas.[1][2] She was married to six men, one of them twice.

Career[change | change source]

Holt appeared as a model on two episodes of I Love Lucy. She was an audience polling member as part of a group of ten mothers of famous celebrities on the U.S. game show Card Sharks from July 4–8, 1988.

Holt also released her album Honky Tonk Woman, which was recorded in 1982, in 2013. The album includes a duet with Cher titled "I'm Just Your Yesterday".[3]

Holt appeared on talk shows hosted by Mike Douglas, Merv Griffin, Dinah Shore, Jay Leno and Ellen DeGeneres.[4]

Appearances[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1950 A Life of Her Own Uncredited Movies
Watch the Birdie Grandpop's Girl
1951 Grounds for Marriage First Girl
1955 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet Bride TV episode "David's Engagement"
Arists and Models Uncredited Movie
1956 I Love Lucy Jaques Marcel Model TV episode "Paris At Last"
1966 The Lucy Show Model TV episode "Lucy and Pat Collins"
1978 Cher... Special Herself Voice only
1979 The Mike Douglas Show TV series
1980 The Merv Griffin Show
1987 Superstars and Their Moms TV movie, also co-executive producer
1999 Behind The Music TV series documentary episode "Cher"
2011 Becoming Chaz TV series
2013 Entertainment Tonight Television infotainment series
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Late night comedy program (NBC-TV)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show TV series
Good Morning America Morning news program (ABC-TV)
Access Hollywood Television infotainment series
Dear Mom, Love Cher TV documentary
20/20 Weekly news program (on ABC-TV)
2013 Sunday Morning Herself Weekly news program
2014 RuPaul's Drag Race Herself/Guest Judge TV Episode 609 "Queens of Talk"

References[change | change source]

  1. Woo, Kelly (April 2, 2013). "First Look at Cher With Her Mom in Lifetime Documentary". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  2. Peeples, Jase (May 1, 2013). "Watch: Cher and Her Mother Sing on Ellen". The Advocate. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  3. Rice, Lynette (April 1, 2013). "Cher's family subject of Lifetime documentary". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  4. Avery, Dan (May 1, 2013). "Cher Reveals Her Teenage Mugshot On "The Tonight Show"". NewNowNext. Retrieved May 1, 2013.

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