Connie Stevens Biography (1938-)

Original name, Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingolia; born August 8, 1938, in Brooklyn, New York, NY; daughter of Peter Ingolia and Eleanor (maiden name, McGinley)Ingolia Megna; married James Stacy (an actor), 1963 (divorced, 1966); married Eddie Fisher (a singer and actor), 1967 (divorced, 1969); children: (secondmarriage) Joely (an actress and singer), Tricia Leigh (an actress and singer).

Singer, actress, director, editor, producer, cinematographer
Birth Details
August 8, 1938
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Candy, Young and Dangerous, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957
  • Eighteen and Anxious, Republic, 1957
  • Barbara Nickerson, The Party Crashers, Paramount, 1958
  • Marge, Dragstrip Riot (also known as The Reckless Age), American International Pictures, 1958
  • Sandra Naples, Rock-a-Bye Baby, Paramount, 1958
  • Voice of Didi, Saiyu-ki (also known as Alakazam the Great and The Enchanted Monkey), 1960
  • Lucy, Parrish, Warner Bros., 1961
  • Title role, Susan Slade, Warner Bros., 1961
  • Gayle Lewis and Jane Hoover, Palm Springs Weekend, Warner Bros., 1963
  • Cruise A-Go-Go, 1963
  • Cassie and Melinda Duquesne, Two on a Guillotine, Warner Bros., 1965
  • Kate Clinton, Never Too Late, Warner Bros., 1965
  • Eileen Forbes, Way ... Way Out, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • Anna Borg, The Grissom Gang, Cinerama, 1971
  • Sergeant Jackie Parker, Scorchy, American International Pictures,1976
  • Cameo appearance, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Universal, 1978
  • Miss Mason, Grease 2, Paramount, 1982
  • Connie, Back to the Beach, Paramount, 1987
  • June Tager, Tapeheads, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1988
  • Miss DeLuca, Love Is All There Is, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1996
  • Jane Deacy (some sources cite name as Jane Dracy), James Dean: Race with Destiny (also known as James Dean: Live Fast Die Young), Capstone Film Company, 1997
  • Eloise Vanderwild, Returning Mickey Stern, 2 Life! Films, 2001
  • Also appeared in Last Generation.
  • Film Work
  • Director, Producer, Cinematographer, and Editor
  • A Healing (documentary; also known as A Healing--Vietnam 1995--Dedicated to the Women Who Served), Shane Productions, 1997
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Cricket Blake, Hawaiian Eye, ABC, 1959-1963
  • Wendy Conway, Wendy and Me, ABC, 1964-1965
  • Regular performer, Kraft Music Hall (also known as The Des O'Connor Show and Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show), NBC, 1971
  • Helen Shephard DeAngelo, Starting from Scratch, syndicated, beginning in 1988
  • Juanita Titus number three, Titus, Fox, 2002-?
  • Miniseries
  • Maggie McGregor, Scruples, CBS, 1980
  • Also appeared in Englebert Humperdinck, Harry's Battles, and Tom Jones.
  • Movies
  • Claudine, Georgina, and Susan, Mister Jericho, ABC, 1969
  • Beth Walden, Every Man Needs One, 1972
  • Angie "Mom" Bianco, Call Her Mom, ABC, 1972
  • Patty Holvey, Playmates, ABC, 1972
  • Emmaline Kelly and Kelly Williams, The Sex Symbol, ABC, 1974
  • Dolby, Love's Savage Fury, ABC, 1979
  • Sergeant Sally Sanderson, Murder Can Hurt You, ABC, 1980
  • Graciela, Side Show, NBC, 1981
  • Margaret Grant, The Love Boat: Who Killed Maxwell Thorn?, ABC, 1986
  • Thalia Menninger, Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis, CBS, 1988
  • Herself, Becoming Dick, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Specials
  • Herself, I Feel a Song Coming On, 1965
  • Flying mistress, "The Littlest Angel," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC,1969
  • Host, Star Tour Australia, syndicated, 1986
  • Rhonda Harlan, Rowdies (also known as Hack It or Pack It),ABC, 1986
  • Host, Spring Break Reunion, syndicated, 1987
  • Lifetime Salutes Mom, Lifetime, 1987
  • Song performer, Bob Hope's USO Christmas from the Persian Gulf--Aroundthe World in Eight Days, NBC, 1988
  • Hollywood Women, syndicated, 1988
  • Bob Hope's Don't Shoot, It's Only Me, NBC, 1990
  • Children's Miracle Network Telethon, syndicated, 1991
  • Welcome Home, America!--A USO Salute to America's Sons and Daughters, ABC, 1991
  • The Golden Globe's 50th Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1994
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1994
  • Presenter, Family Film Awards, 1996
  • "Christmas Hope over Half a Century," Life's Greatest Holiday Stories, CBS, 1997
  • Celebrity Weddings InStyle, Lifetime, 1998
  • Episodic
  • Mary Preston, "Misfire," Sugarfoot, ABC, 1957
  • Pat Forsyth, "One False Step," 77 Sunset Strip, ABC, 1958
  • Cleo Mason, "Honey from the Bee," 77 Sunset Strip, ABC, 1959
  • Frankie French, "Two Tickets to Ten Strike," Maverick, ABC, 1959
  • "The Reprieve," Cheyenne, ABC, 1959
  • Guest panelist, People Will Talk, NBC, 1963
  • Charity Simpson, "The Town That Trespassed," Temple Houston, NBC,1964
  • Spotlight, CBS, 1967
  • Guest panelist, The Hollywood Squares, NBC, 1968
  • Guest performer, "Episode #6," Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (alsoknown as Laugh-In), NBC, 1968
  • Guest performer, "Episode #35," Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (also known as Laugh-In), NBC, 1969
  • Guest panelist, The Hollywood Squares, NBC and syndicated, 1972
  • Guest panelist, The Match Game (also known as Match Game '73), CBS, 1973
  • Herself, The Muppet Show, syndicated, 1976
  • Guest panelist, The Hollywood Squares, NBC and syndicated, 1976
  • Herself, America 2Night, syndicated, 1978
  • Evelyne Kastenbaum, "Mr. Tatoo," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1978
  • Guest panelist, The Hollywood Squares, NBC and syndicated, 1978
  • Karine Meynard, "Isosceles Triangle/El Kid/The Last Hundred Bucks," The Love Boat, ABC, 1978
  • Marcia Rand, "The Mallory Quest/Two Hours/The Offer/Julie, the Vamp: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1980
  • "Captain's Ne'er-do-well Brother/The Perfect Match/The Remake," The Love Boat, ABC, 1980
  • Helen Ross, "Show Me a Hero/Slam Dunk," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1981
  • Christine Connelly, "Beautiful Skeptic," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1982
  • Marilyn Davis, "His Girls Friday/A Wife for Wilfred/The Girl Who Stood Still," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • "The Same Wavelength/Winning Isn't Everything/A Honeymoon for Horace," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982
  • Barbara Harding, "Choices," Hotel, ABC, 1983
  • Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1984
  • Cynthia Armstrong, "Murder Digs Deep," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985
  • Sally Mestin, "Funeral at Fifty Mile," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985
  • Caroline, "The Unhappy Medium," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1986
  • Marge Haley, "The Big Show of 1965," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989
  • Family Edition, The Family Channel, 1992
  • Julianna Reade, "Who Killed the Fashion King?" Burke's Law, CBS, 1994
  • Voice of Paige's mother, "The Christmas Show," Ellen, ABC, 1994
  • Miss Phyliss Dewitt, "The Party's' Over," Clueless, ABC, 1996
  • Shelley Sands (C. J.'s mother), "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," Baywatch, syndicated, 1996
  • Roxanne, Head over Heels, UPN, 1997
  • Herself, "Unsafe Sex," Beggars and Choosers, Showtime, 1999
  • Also appeared on The Bob Hope Show, NBC; Hollywood Squares,syndicated; Larry King Live, CNN; The Perry Como Show, NBC; and The Red Skelton Show, NBC and CBS; appeared as a guest panelist on The Celebrity Game, CBS; also appeared in episodes of other series.
  • Pilots
  • Honey, Three Sisters (original pilot for the series; also known asThese Women), NBC, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Hilarities, Adelphi Theatre, New York City, 1948
  • Star Spangled Girl, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1967
  • Also appeared in Finian's Rainbow, Hollywood Repertory Theatre, Los Angeles; The Wizard of Oz, Carousel Theatre, southern California; and Any Wednesday, Melodyland, Anaheim, CA; performed in Las Vegas at the Flamingo Hotel, Sands Hotel, Hilton International Hotel, and the Desert Inn, between 1969 and 1976; performed in other venues; toured with Bob Hope on aChristmas tour, 1969, and a Christmas tour of the Persian Gulf, 1987.
  • Albums
  • Conchetta, Warner Bros., 1958
  • Connie Stevens from Hawaiian Eye, Warner Bros., 1960
  • From Me to You, Warner Bros., 1962
  • The Hank Williams Songbook, Warner Bros., 1962
  • Singles include "From Me to You," "A Girl Never Knows," "Kookie, Kookie,Lend Me Your Comb," "16 Reasons," "They're Jealous of Me," and "What Did YouMake Me Cry For."
  • Videos
  • Herself in archival footage, A Bing Crosby Christmas, 2000
  • Screenplays
  • A Healing (documentary; also known as A Healing--Vietnam 1995--Dedicated to the Women Who Served), Shane Productions, 1997

Further Reference


    • Entertainment Weekly, July 15, 1994, p. 12
    • Los Angeles Magazine, March, 2000, p. 106
    • People Weekly, June 26, 1995, p. 8; February 10, 1997, p. 166

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