- Name: Mavis Staples
- Born: 07/10/1939 (81 years old)
- Occupation: Singer-songwriter
- Website: mavisstaples.com
Mavis Staples (born July 10, 1939) is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress, and civil rights activist. She has recorded and performed with her family’s band The Staple Singers and also as a solo artist.
Genre: R&B, Soul, Gospel, Americana
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States