Brenda Dale Knox (born Benjamin Edward Knox; March 11, 1957 – September 8, 2016), known professionally as The Lady Chablis, was an American drag performer. Chablis was a transgender woman but was also a drag performer. Chablis frequently performed at her "home" nightclub of Club One in Savannah. She was a prominent character in John Berendt's best-selling novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1994), & she played herself in the 1997 film adaptation
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