May. 28th, 1944
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
5' 3 1/2"
Gladys Knight's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - I Can Do Bad All By Myself
2003 - Hollywood Homicide
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Contestant
Dr. Donna Robinson
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- Parents are Merald Sr. (a postal worker) and Elizabeth (a housewife).
- Sister of 'Merald Knight' (qv), cousin of 'William Guest (II)' (qv), and 'Edward Patten' (qv).
- Had a gambling problem.
- The name, "The Pips", came from the name of their manager, James 'Pips' Wood.
- She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
- Mother of 'Jomo Hankerson' (qv) and 'Kenya Jackson' (qv).
- Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fames (as a member of Gladys Knight and the Pips) in 1996.
- She owns a chain of chicken and waffles restaurants based in Atlanta.