Facts about Petula Clark

Petula Clark is 85 years old
Birthplace: Epsom, England
Best known as: The singer of "Downtown"



Petula Clark Biography

Petula Clark had her greatest popularity during the 1960s as a singer of optimistic pop tunes like her signature hit “Downtown.” Clark had been a child star in England and even had her own BBC radio show, “Pet’s Parlor,” during World War II. In the 1990s she starred as Norma Desmond in a touring edition of the play Sunset Boulevard.

Extra credit

In 1997, Queen Elizabeth made Clark a Commander of the Order of the British Empire… Clark was a matron of honor at the 2002 wedding of Liza Minnelli.


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