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Marti Caineborn Lynne Denise Shepherd 26 January — 4 Novemberwas an English comedianactress, dancer, presenter, singer, and writer, who first came to national attention by winning the television talent show New Faces inand went on to become a variety star on shows including the self-titled Marti Caine —84and as host of the revived New Faces — Caine was born in Sheffield  and during her childhood Caine's father died from cancer and she suffered sexual abuse from her paternal grandfather.
Caine's mother had a history of alcoholism and drug abuse. At the age of seventeen, Caine married a local butcher 's boy and became in her own words "just another starry-eyed wannabe After working many years on the club circuit in Yorkshire as a stand-up comic and cabaret singer, Caine rose to national prominence when she appeared on S.H.E.
(Interlude) - Shaquille ONeal - You Cant Stop The Reign ATV talent show New Faces in She won that year's competition, defeating both Lenny Henry and Victoria Wood for whom she had immense professional respect, referring to her rival as 'uniquely talented She made more television appearances including the self-titled Marti Caine on BBC2 ; showcasing her dance, comedic and musical talents.
Her seventeen-year marriage broke down inmaking front-page headlines in the national press. They had two sons, Lee and Max. She married again eight years later, to the television director Kenneth Ives. A seasoned performer, she also played to sell-out audiences in cabaret, pantomimesummer seasons, pier shows, as well as repertoryappearing frequently in BlackpoolCambridgeBathBournemouth and London.
Caine successfully led a UK tour of the A Trip To The Moon - Phil Dargo - Dargo Country production Funny Girl. She starred in the BBC sitcom Hilarywhich was written specifically for her. The series ran until Also inshe performed a one-woman show at London's Donmar Warehouseco-writing fourteen songs about her life experiences.
This was her third album, and her second with Jenkins, following the album Behind the Smile. The sweeping, theatrical, delivery of this title track contrasts with the easy, fluid style with which she approaches Ebony Eyes on the same album. However, her persona as cabaret host and comedian seemed to prevent any serious inroads into commercial musical success - though her recordings were marketed globally, in areas as far-flung as Scandinavia, South America and Australasia - with huge numbers bought by television audiences.
Caine's first album was so popular that it was re-released three times, with different covers, under two separate record labels. Her posthumous CD, released inwas compiled from her BBC Radio shows, her musical director noting that "I was working with, arguably, 'the best female singer around' but who was, unfortunately, always thought of, first and foremost, as a comedienne".
Dream Made Real - Anne Clark - Unstill Life mid-career decision to Are You Coming (With Me) - Madness - The Rise & Fall Sun City in South Africa during the years of apartheid was seen as a serious error of judgement by many and as a result she was put on a United Nations blacklist of artists who had ignored a cultural boycott of South Africa.
To counter its cultural isolation, the apartheid era South African entertainment industry had offered artists astronomical fees, according to press reports from the time and entertainment industry sources. However, Caine spoke of her support for and work with the "black community". She claimed she enjoyed black music and had recorded a number of Stevie Wonder songs. Caine contracted lymphatic cancer and died in at High WycombeBuckinghamshire. Five years before her death, her autobiography A Coward's Chronicles was a best seller in I Cant Live Without Your Music - Marti Caine - Nobody Does It Like Marti Caine It was praised I Cant Live Without Your Music - Marti Caine - Nobody Does It Like Marti Caine The Independent as being "an intelligently written and brutally honest account of her extraordinary life story".
She titled her autobiography A Coward's Chronicles to counteract the tabloid image of her as a paragon of courage and defiance. Caine was an admirer of modern art, and Mick Farrell's sculpture Sheen is dedicated I Cant Live Without Your Music - Marti Caine - Nobody Does It Like Marti Caine her. The sculpture, frequently referred to as Martiis situated in Arundel Gate outside Sheffield Hallam University who commissioned it.
The sculpture was to have been unveiled by Caine, but she died two weeks before the scheduled unveiling. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. SheffieldSouth Yorkshire.
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