Denise Gordy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Jul, 2018
Facts of Denise Gordy
Name Denise Gordy
Father George Gordy
Mother Rosemary Gordy
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Detroit, Michigan
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Eye Color Brown-Dark
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Body Measurements 36-23-37
Weight in KG 57 kg
Married Yes
Married to Richard Lawson (m. 1978)
Children Bianca Lawson, Marvin Pentz Gaye
Divorce Richard Lawson (m. 1989)
Awards N/A
Movies Toy Soldiers
TV Show It's a Living
Siblings George Gordy Jr., Patrice Gordy
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Denise Gordy is a popular American film and television actress. She is well-known for the popular movies such as ‘'Toy Soldiers’ and ‘Bogard’. Similarly, she is also famous for roles in the movies ‘Before School Girls’ and ‘My Man Adam’.

She has been married to Richard Lawson, an American actor from 1978 until 1989. The couple has two children; Marvin Gaye III and Bianca Lawson.

Her daughter Bianca Lawson is also an actress, best known for her regular roles in the television series Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Goode Behavior, Pretty Little Liars, and Rogue.

Early Life Of Denise Gordy

Denise Gordy was born on 11 November 1949 in Detroit, Michigan. She is the daughter of Rosemary and George Gordy and the sister of George Gorsy Jr. and Patrice. She is currently sixty-seven years of age and has given some memorable and outstanding performances in the movies.

Denise Gordy's Early Career

Denise Gordy made her screen acting debut in the year 1974 as Bea in the movie 'Black Fist'. She has also contributed vocals to the soundtrack album for the film Black Fist, which was titled as Bogard. Along with that, she has also recorded the song ‘Let’s Do It Again’ for the same movie. 

Television And Movies Career

Talented Denise Gordy is mostly notable for her outstanding performances in the movies ‘Before School Girls’ which was released in 1986 and ‘My Man Adam’ in 1895. She made her television debut from the TV show ‘Starsky & Hutch’ where she played the role of a hooker in 1976.

Besides that Denise Gordy has appeared in numerous television and movies including ‘Mahogany’, ‘Little Ladies of the Night’, ‘Enos’, ‘Fantasy Island’, ‘Getting Physical’, ‘Toy Soldiers’ and so on. Denise gave seventeen years of her life to the film industry beginning in 1974 with ‘Black Fist’ and ending most recently with ‘Toy Soldiers’ in 1991. She got retired from acting when she at the age of forty-two.

Denise Gordy's Net Worth

Denise Gordy's net worth is expected to be $1 million. Her ex-husband Richard Lawson's net worth is $1 million. Her daughter Bianca Lawson's net worth is $2 million. She has earned a huge amount of salary from her career.

Denise Gordy's Personal Life

Beautiful Denise Gordy was married to popular actor Richard Lawson in 1978. However, in 1989 the couple got a divorce because of their growing differences. The couple has a daughter named Bianca Lawson, who is also a very popular television and film actress. Gordy is also the biological mother of Marvin Gaye III. 

Later on, Denise Gordy’s aunt Anna Gordy Gaye adopted her son, Marvin III. She also has two grandchildren named Dylan Gaye and Marvin Gaye IV. Along with this, Motown founder Berry Gordy is her uncle. Gordy surely comes from a very prestigious and popular family.