Deborah Ann Harry (born Angela Trimble; July 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie. Her recordings with the band reached the number-one charts place in the United States and the United Kingdom on many occasions through 1978 to 1981 (plus a sixth UK number-one in 1999). She is considered the first rapper to chart at number one in the U.S. for her vocals on "Rapture". Harry also achieved success as a solo artist before reforming Blondie in the late 1990s. Her acting career includes over 60 film roles, and numerous television appearances.