The Most Iconic Hollywood Celebrities We Still Live Today
Harry was born Angela Trimble on July 1, 1945, in Miami, Florida. When she was three months old, she was adopted by Richard Harry and Catherine (née Peters) Harry. Harry recalled in her memory that she was a tomboy who spent most of her childhood playing in the woods adjacent near her home in Hawthorne. In 1965, she graduated from Centenary College in Hackettstown with an Associate of Arts degree. She moved to New York City and worked as a secretary in the BBC Radio Office for one year.
Singer-songwriter Debbie Harry, with her band Blondie, has rocked the music industry from the ’70s until now. As the lead vocal of their band, Harry’s recordings have hit No. 1 in the UK and US charts from 1979 to 2017. Their single Rapture was credited as the first rap song to top the US charts. Currently 75 years old, Harry is still making it on the charts with hits from the band’s recent album Pollinator, released in 2017.