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Stefanie Powers with Robert Wagner

Stefanie Powers (born Stefania Zofia Federkiewicz[1] on November 2, 1942) is an American stage and film actress and singer. For her contribution to the television industry, Powers has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6778 Hollywood Blvd. Her star stands next to that of old friend and companion Marilyn Monroe. Image File history File links www. ... Image File history File links www. ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Interior of the 1928 B. F. Keith Memorial Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... A band plays on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), was a Golden Globe Award-winning American actress, singer, model and pop icon. ...

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Biography

Early life

Powers was born in Hollywood, California to Polish American parents and was raised in the Roman Catholic religion. Her parents divorced during her childhood and her mother, Julia Golen, re-married.[2] 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... Polish-American refers to American citizens of Polish descent. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...


Career

As an actress, the red headed Powers appeared in several motion pictures in the early 1960s in secondary roles such as the thriller Experiment in Terror (1962), the comedy If A Man Answers (1962) with Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin, and in a serious role as the daughter of John Wayne in McLintock! (1963). In 1966, her "tempestuous" good looks led to a starring role in the short-lived television spy thriller series, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.. In 1969, she appeared nude for the only time in her career, in the movie Crescendo. Female with red hair Male with red hair Red hair (also referred to as auburn, ginger, or titian) varies from a deep red through to bright copper. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as... Experiment in Terror is a 1962 film by Blake Edwards. ... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Sandra Dee (April 23, 1942 - February 20, 2005) was an American film actress best known for her role as Gidget. // Alexandra Zuck was born to John and Mary Zuck, of Rusyn ancestry, in Bayonne, New Jersey, Dee was a professional model by the age of four. ... Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) (born Walden Robert Cassotto) was one of the most popular American big band performers and rock and roll teen idols of the late 1950s. ... John Wayne (May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), born Marion Robert Morrison[1] and later changed to Marion Michael Morrison, popularly known as the Duke, was an iconic, Academy Award winning, American film actor whose career began in silent movies in the 1920s. ... McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western starring John Wayne and Maureen OHara, and loosely based on Shakespeares The Taming of the Shrew. ... // Events January 28 - Filming begins on Dr. Strangelove. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... First novel. ... In musical notation, crescendo means that the notes are gradually getting louder. ...


Although she continued to appear in television guest roles and made-for-TV films, she is best known for her role opposite Robert Wagner in the 1979-1984 hit television series, Hart to Hart for which she received two Emmy and five Golden Globe Award "best TV actress" nominations. She starred briefly in the 1991 London musical Matador, which closed prematurely due to the sharp drop in tourism during the Persian Gulf War. In 1993, she won the Sarah Siddons Award for her stage performance in "Love Letters". “Telefilm” redirects here. ... For other persons named Robert Wagner, see Robert Wagner (disambiguation). ... Stefanie Powers & Robert Wagner Lionel Stander & Freeway Hart to Hart was an American television series starring Robert Wagner as Jonathan Hart and Stefanie Powers as his wife Jennifer, who lived in a wealthy suburb of Los Angeles. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Matador is the title of a 1987 musical by Mike Leander and Edward Seago, which tells the story of Manuel Benitez, El Cordobes. ... See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States. ... The Sarah Siddons Society is an American non-profit organization founded in 1952 by prominent Chicago theatre patrons with the goal of promoting excellence in the theatre. ...


In 2002 she toured the UK in the singing role of Anna Leonowens in a revival of The King and I. She also toured the U.S. in 2004 and 2005 in her role as Leonowens. Powers is one of many notable graduates from Hollywood High School, including classmate Nancy Sinatra. Powers released her debut CD in 2003, titled, On The Same Page. The album features selections from the classic Great American Songbook era. The King and I is a musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, with a script based on the book Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon. ... Hollywood High School mural. ... Nancy Sandra Sinatra (born June 8, 1940, in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an American singer and actress. ...

Debut album, On The Same Page released in 2003.

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Personal life

Powers was married to actor Gary Lockwood between 1966 and 1972. She had a relationship with actor William Holden that led to their being involved with wildlife conservation. Following his death in 1981, Powers became President of the "William Holden Wildlife Foundation" and a director of the Mount Kenya Game Ranch in Kenya. In the United States, she works with both the Cincinnati and Atlanta zoos. She devotes a great deal of time to the cause and is international guest speaker on wildlife preservation. Gary Lockwood (born John Gary Yusolfsky on February 21, 1937 in Van Nuys, California) is an American actor who is probably best known for his role as astronaut Dr. Frank Poole in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). ... William Holden (April 17, 1918 – ca. ... cheese ... Cincinnati, Ohio viewed from the SW, across the Ohio River from Kentucky. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Giraffes in Sydneys Taronga Zoo A zoological garden, zoological park, or zoo is a facility in which animals are confined within enclosures and displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred. ...


On April 1, 1993 she married a somewhat younger French aristocrat, Patrick de la Chesnais, but they divorced in 1999. Powers has no children.


An outstanding polo player, along with Canadian retailing magnate Galen Weston and Thoroughbred owner/breeder Henryk de Kwiatkowski, Stefanie Powers was among the first foreign members of the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom whose membership includes HRH The Prince of Wales. In 2005, she competed in the Joules UK National Women's Championships at Ascot Park.Recently been filming for BBC's "Through the Keyhole" doing American homes. A game of polo. ... Willard Gordon Galen Weston, OC, OOnt, (born October 29, 1940) is a Canadian businessman and descendant of George Weston of the George Weston Bakeries Limited. ... Thoroughbred race horses The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known as a race horse. ... Henryk Richard de Kwiatkowski (February 22, 1924 - March 17, 2003) was a Polish-born member of the Royal Air Force who became an aeronautical engineer and made a fortune in business in North America and who owned Calumet Farm, one of the most prestigious Thoroughbred horse breeding and racing farms... Windsor (IPA: usually , but also ) is a suburban town and tourist destination in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. ... The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. ... Ascot Park, Gardena, California, was a famous dirt racetrack located near Los Angeles, California. ... Through the Keyhole is a light-hearted BBC (originally ITV) panel game, where panelists have to attempt to identify the celebrity who lives in a house, after they are given a video tour of it. ...


Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1974 Herbie Rides Again Nicole Harris
1970 The Boatniks Kate
1969 Crescendo Susan Roberts
1966 Stagecoach Mrs. Mallory
1965 Fanatic Pat Carroll
1963 McLintock! Becky McLintock
1963 Palm Springs Weekend Bunny Dixon
1962 Experiment in Terror Toby Sherwood

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References

  • Stefanie Powers at the Womens World Polo Championships at Ascot Park

Footnotes

  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California, Powers was born under that name, and not "Stefania Zofia Federkiewicz". At Ancestry.com
  2. ^ 50 Plus Senior News. Powers Surge. Retrieved on June 13, 2006.

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External links


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