Aleshia Brevard was born on December 9, 1937 and died on July 1, 2017.
She was an American author and actress of stage, screen, and television.
Brevard underwent one of the first sex reassignment surgery procedures performed in the United States.
Brevard worked as an entertainer, actress, model, Playboy bunny, professor of theater, and author.
Because of her result of her historically early transition and lack of interest in trans identity, she lived her life outside of a wider transgender community.
Then, she was not publicly identified as transgender until publishing her memoirs in her later years.
Aleshia Brevard passed away at 79 years old.