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Connie Stevens
Connie Stevens

Connie Stevens (born August 8, 1938) is an American actress and singer. Image File history File links This is a copyrighted promotional photo with a known source. ... Image File history File links This is a copyrighted promotional photo with a known source. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... LeAnn Rimes singing in concert A singer is a type of musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ...


She was born Concetta Rosalie Anna Ingoglia in Brooklyn, New York, a daughter of Italian American Peter Ingoglia (known as musician Teddy Stevens) and singer Eleanor McGinley. For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... An Italian-American is an American of Italian descent either born in America or someone who has immigrated. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ...


The real name of her father is Peter Ingoglia, and Connie adopted his stage name of Stevens as hers. Her parents were divorced and she lived with grandparents. At age eight, she started attending Catholic boarding schools. Actor John Megna was her half-brother. A stage name or a screen name is a pseudonym used by performers - such as actors, comedians, musicians and clowns. ... A boarding school is a school where some or all students not only study but also live, amongst their peers but away from their home and family. ... John Megna (born November 9, 1952, Queens, New York; died September 5, 1995) was an American actor whose Broadway success at the age of seven in 1960s All the Way Home led to his being cast as Charles Baker Dill Harris, the toothy young summer visitor in the 1962...


Coming from a musical family, she formed a singing group called The Foremost, the other three vocalists went on to fame as The Lettermen. In 1953, Stevens moved to Los Angeles with her father. When she was sixteen, she started another singing group, The Three Debs. She enrolled at a professional school, sang professionally and appeared in local repertory theatre. In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... The Lettermen are a pop music vocal group. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... Nickname: City of Angels Official website: http://www. ... Properly, repertory is a style of a number of repertory companies which rehearsed and performed plays in a fortnight. ...


Stevens then started working as a movie extra. After appearing in four B movies, Jerry Lewis saw her in Dragstrip Riot and cast her in Rock-A-Bye-Baby. Soon after that, she signed a contract with Warner Brothers. Joseph Levitch [1] (born March 16, 1926), better known as Jerry Lewis, is an American comedian, actor, producer, and director, known for his slapstick humor and his charity fund-raising telethons for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. ... A contract is a promise or an agreement that is enforced or recognized by the law. ... Warner Bros. ...


She played 'Cricket Blake' in the popular Television detective series Hawaiian Eye from 1959 to 1962, a role that made her famous. In a televised interview on August 26, 2003, with Larry King on CNN's Larry King Live, Stevens recounted that while on the set of "Hawaiian Eye" she was told she had a telephone call from Elvis Presley. She didn't believe it, but in fact it was Elvis, inviting her to a party, saying he would come to her house and pick her up personally. They dated for a time and she says they remained lifelong friends. Hawaiian Eye was an American television series that ran from October 1959 to September 1963 on the American Broadcasting Company television network. ... See also: 1958 in television, other events of 1959, 1960 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1959-60 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1961 in television, other events of 1962, 1963 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1962-63 American network television schedule. ... Larry King hosts a nightly television program onCNN. Larry King, (born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger on November 19, 1933) is an award-winning broadcaster. ... The Cable News Network, usually referred to as CNN, is a cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner[1] [2]. It is a division of the Turner Broadcasting System, owned by Time Warner. ... Larry King Live is a nightly CNN interview program hosted by broadcaster and writer Larry King. ... Elvis redirects here. ...


Her first album was titled Concetta (1958). She had minor hits with the songs Blame It On My Youth, Looking For A Boy, and Spring Is Here. She appeared opposite James Garner in a comedy episode of the TV western series Maverick entitled "Two Tickets to Ten Strike," and after making several appearances on the Warner Bros. hit TV series 77 Sunset Strip, she recorded the hit novelty song Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb, a duet with one of the shows stars, Edward Byrnes. She also recorded the hit single Sixteen Reasons (1961). Other releases were Why'd You Wanna Make Me Cry?, Mr. Songwriter, and Now That You've Gone. See also: 1957 in music, other events of 1958, 1959 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 28 - Little Richard begins attending classes at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama February 14 - The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form... James Garner (born April 7, 1928) is an American film and television actor of partially Cherokee Indian descent. ... Maverick can refer to: Samuel Maverick, a Texas cattleman from whom the term maverick originated. ... 1959 Soundtrack - (L to R): Roger Smith, Kookie Byrnes, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. ... Edward Byrnes was christened Edward Byrne Breitenberger in New York on 30th July 1933, born of German and Irish extraction. ... In music, a single is a short (usually ten minutes or less*) record, usually featuring one or two tracks as A-side, often accompanied by several B-sides, usually remixes or other songs. ... See also: 1960 in music, other events of 1961, 1962 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 15 - Motown Records signs The Supremes January 20 - Francis Poulencs Gloria is premiered in Boston February 12 - The Miracles Shop Around becomes Motowns first...


Stevens felt she should be given a raise in 1962, and during the dispute with the studio she was placed on suspension. She was also angered over being denied a chance to audition for the lead in the upcoming Warner Bros. musical My Fair Lady. The differences between her and Warner Bros. were patched up long enough, however, for her to star as Wendy Conway in the TV sitcom Wendy And Me (1964)-(1965) with George Burns, who also produced the show and played an older man who watched Wendy's exploits upstairs on the TV in his apartment, periodically commenting to the viewers about what he saw! 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... The original poster for the Broadway production of the show designed by Al Hirschfeld My Fair Lady is a 1956 musical theater production with lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederic Loewe. ... See also: 1963 in television, other events of 1964, 1965 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1964-65 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1964 in television, other events of 1965, 1966 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1965-66 American network television schedule. ... George Burns, born Nathan Birnbaum (January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996), was an American comedian and actor, arguably the greatest straight man of 20th-century American comedy. ...


She also worked in summer stock, and she starred in the Broadway production of Neil Simon's Star Spangled Girl with Anthony Perkins. Broadway theatre is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Marvin Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927 in The Bronx, New York City), is a Jewish-American playwright and screenwriter. ... Anthony Perkins Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932–September 12, 1992) was an American actor best known for his role as the serial killer Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcocks Psycho. ...


Connie Stevens has had two husbands, actor James Stacy (married 1963-divorced 1967) and singer Eddie Fisher (married 1967-divorced 1969). She is the mother of actresses Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... James Stacy born December 23 1936 Los Angeles, California is an U.S. actor. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Joely Fisher Joely Fisher (born October 29, 1967) is an American actress. ... Tricia Leigh Fisher (born December 26, 1968) is an American actress and singer. ...


In the 1970s, Stevens started singing the Ace Is The Place theme song on Ace Hardware TV commercials in Southern California and was a guest on the Dean Martin Celebrity Roast a few times. In the spring of 1977, she had an appearance at the Muppet Show, and in 1986, she had a regular role on the 1986 TV series Rowdies and appeared numerous times on the Bob Hope USO specials, including his Christmas Show from the Persian Gulf (1988). The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... From the earliest days of the medium, television has been used as a vehicle for advertising in some countries. ... Southern California Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Vintage Disneyland Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal or colloquially, the Southland, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the state of California. ... The Muppet Show is a television program featuring a cast of Muppets (diverse hand operated puppets, typically with huge eyes and large moving mouths) produced by Jim Henson and his team from 1976 to 1981. ... See also: 1985 in television, other events of 1986, 1987 in television and the list of years in television. ... Bob Hope KBE, KCSG, (May 29, 1903–July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was a famous British-American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Army personnel. ... The United Service Organizations The United Service Organizations (USO) is a volunteer organization that provides morale and recreational services to members of the U.S. military worldwide. ... See also: 1987 in television, other events of 1988, 1989 in television and the list of years in television. For the United States network television schedule, please see 1988-89 United States network television schedule. ...


Among her charitable works, she founded the Windfeather project to award scholarships to Native American Indians. In 1991, Stevens received the Lady of Humanities Award from Shriners Hospital and the Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Sons of Italy in Washington, DC. 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...


Stevens developed her own cosmetic skin care product line, Forever Spring, and in the 1990s opened the Connie Stevens Garden Sanctuary Day Spa in Los Angeles. Her cosmetics empire has made Stevens one of the wealthiest women in Hollywood, quite the achievement for a woman who was on the verge of bakruptcy in the mid 1980s. The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ...


In 1994, she issued her first recording in several years, Tradition: A Family at Christmas, along with her two daughters. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


She has also made nightclub appearances and headlined in major Las Vegas showrooms. She was an occasional guest on the game show Match Game. It has been suggested that Disco Bar be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the city of Las Vegas in Nevada. ... Match Game was a long-running American television game show in which contestants teamed with celebrities trying to answer fill-in-the-blank questions. ...


Connie Stevens has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6249 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, and she has a star on the Star Walk in Palm Springs. An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... Palm Springs is located in Riverside County, California, the U.S.A.. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 42,807. ...


The Screen Actors' Guild elected Connie Stevens as secretary-treasurer, the union’s second-highest elected position on September 23 2005. She succeeds James Cromwell, who did not seek re-election. Stevens will begin serving a two-year term on September 25. She received 68.20 percent of the nationwide vote, defeating Lee Garlington, who received 31.80 percent. James Cromwell (born January 27, 1940) is an American television and film actor. ...


She resides in her homes in Beverly Hills, Malibu, Palm Springs and New York City.


Filmography

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