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).

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Singer, actress, director, editor, producer, cinematographer
Birth Details
August 8, 1938
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • 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.
  • RECORDINGS
  • 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
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • A Healing (documentary; also known as A Healing--Vietnam 1995--Dedicated to the Women Who Served), Shane Productions, 1997

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • 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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