The Lady Chablis, Scene-Stealer In ‘Midnight In The Garden Of God And Evil,’ Dead At 59

“Author John Berendt’s nonfiction account of life in Savannah was a pop-culture phenomenon of the 1990s and featured Lady Chablis as a sassy, blunt-spoken character who exposed some of the city’s dirty laundry. [She] insisted on playing herself in the 1997 movie directed by Clint Eastwood … and was featured in Time magazine and appeared on Today, Oprah and Good Morning America.”