Legal name: Natalie McIntyre
Macy Gray (born Natalie Renée McIntyre; September 6, 1967) is an American R&B, jazz and soul singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actress, known for her distinctive raspy voice, and a singing style heavily influenced by Billie Holiday.
Gray has released six studio albums, and received five Grammy Award nominations, winning one. She has appeared in a number of films, including Training Day, Spider-Man, Scary Movie 3, Lackawanna Blues, Idlewild and For Colored Girls. Gray is best known for her international hit single "I Try", taken from her multi-platinum debut album On How Life Is.
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Born: Canton, Ohio, 1967; Soeder, John. "Macy Gray is philosophical about slumping sales". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved February 16, 2015.
Ohio drivers-license records indicate she was born Sept. 6, 1967, making her 36.