Madonna (1958– ) (Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone)
US singer and actress. Madonna's first hit was ‘Like A Virgin’ (1984). After a promising debut in Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), her film career was less consistent. Other films include Evita (1996). The documentary In Bed With Madonna (1991) preceded the album Erotica (1992), and the book Sex (1992). She received critical acclaim for her albums Ray of Light (1998) and Music (2000).