Octavia St. Laurent (March 16, 1964 - May 17, 2009) was an American transgendered performer featured in the 1990 documentary Paris Is Burning.[1]

As of the 2003 release of the documentary How Do I Look, she was using the name Heavenly Angel Octavia St. Laurent Manolo Blahnik. She discusses her drug use, sex work, and fight with AIDS.[2]

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  1. Green, Jesse (April 18, 1993). Paris Has Burned. New York Times
  2. Cotter, Holland (October 24, 2003). DL: The Down Low in Contemporary Art, New York Times

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