Birth Name: Loletha Elayne Falana
Place of Birth: Camden, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 11, 1942
Lola Falana is an American singer, dancer, model and actress. She is the daughter of Cleo F. and Bennett Falana.
Her parents were both black. She is sometimes said to have Cuban/African-Cuban ancestry. It is not clear if this is accurate. Her recent ancestors were American-born.
Lola’s paternal grandfather was George Peter Falana (the son of George Pete Faluna/Falana and Mary E.). Lola’s grandfather George was born in Florida.
Lola’s paternal grandmother was named Lilla Armstrong. Lilla was born in Georgia.
Lola’s paternal grandfather, George Peter Falana, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Lola’s mother – http://www.legacy.com
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