Levi Stubbs was an American baritone singer, best known as the lead vocalist of the Motown R&B group Four Tops. He was also a voice artist in film and animated television series, most famously having provided the voice of the alien plant Audrey II in the musical horror film …
Date Of Birth
June 6, 1936, Detroit, Michigan, United States
October 17, 2008, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Place Of Birth
5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Singer, Actor, Musician
Pershing High School
United States of America
Clineice Townsend (m. 1960–2008)
Beverly Stubbs, Deborah Stubbs, Kelly Stubbs, Raymond Stubbs, Levi Jr. Stubbs
When the Four Tops first recorded one of their biggest hits “Reach Out (I’ll Be There), Stubbs was uncomfortable with the key the song was written in; voicing that it was too high. The Producrers claimed to have understand yet kept the key the way it was in order for Stubbs to portray the range of emotion that they were looking for in his performance.
He had five children with his wife, Clineice: daughter, Deborah; daughter, Beverly; son, Raymond; daughter, Kelly; and son, Levi Jr.
The Four Tops were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.