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Connie Stevens

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Professional/singer Connie Stevens was created Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingolia on August 8, 1938, in Brooklyn, NY. From the highly musical family members (both her parents had been jazz music artists and her sibling was a drummer), the up-and-coming vocalist transformed her last name to Stevens after her father’s stage name (Teddy Stevens). At age 16, she was performing in her 1st group, the Three Debs. From the past due ’50s, Stevens experienced co-launched a performing and acting profession, putting your signature on with Warner Bros. and issuing her debut recording, Conchetta, in 1958 and performing in several films and Television series (Small and Harmful, Rock-a-Bye Baby, etc.). Stevens continuing on with her musical profession through the entire ’60s, getting two big strike singles — a duet with acting professional Ed “Kookie” Burns up on “Kookie Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)” and the main 1961 strike “Sixteen Factors”; nonetheless it was her part as Cricket Blake in the favorite Television series Hawaiian Vision that produced Stevens famous. It had been also through the ’60s that Stevens wedded vocalist Eddie Fisher, and even though the relationship would just last 2 yrs (from 1967 through 1969), Stevens and Fisher could have two daughters collectively, future celebrity Joely Fisher and potential actress/vocalist Tricia Leigh Fisher. Stevens halted issuing recordings within the middle-’60s (after issuing such additional albums as From Me for you, The Hank Williams Track Book, so when Cricket), and concentrated primarily on performing, starring in such films as Grease 2, Back again to the Seaside, and Tapeheads, among countless others. Furthermore, Stevens is rolling out her own aesthetic skin care products, Forever Springtime, and in the past due ’90s, she opened up the Connie Stevens Backyard Sanctuary Executive Day time Spa in LA, CA. Stevens in addition has founded the Windfeather task, which honours scholarships to Local American Indians. In 1991, she was granted the girl of Humanities Honor from your Shriners Medical center and Humanitarian of the entire year from the Sons of Italy in Washington. In 1994, Stevens released her first documenting in quite some years, Tradition: A FAMILY GROUP at Christmas, alongside both her daughters.

Quick Facts


Full Name Connie Stevens
Height 1.57 m
Profession Actor, Singer, Entrepreneur, Film director, Businessperson, Film producer, Cinematographer, Screenwriter
Nationality American
Spouse Eddie Fisher, James Stacy
Children Joely Fisher, Tricia Leigh Fisher
Parents Peter Ingoglia, Eleanor McGinley
Siblings John Megna, Charles Stevens
Awards Humanitarian Award
Music Songs Sixteen Reasons, Kookie Lend Me Your Comb, Hey, Good Lookin', Why'd You Wanna Make Me Cry, I Couldn't Say No, On a Slow Boat to China, Too Young To Go Steady, A Little Kiss Is A Kiss Is A Kiss, Why Do I Cry For Joey, They're Jealous of Me, Love of the Month Club, Mr. Songwriter, There Goes Your Guy, Man Soll Sich So Schnell Nicht Verlieben, Kookie Kookie, A Girl Never Knows, Nobody's Lonesome For Me, Make Believe Lover, Trolley Song, Why Can't He Care For Me, How Bitter The Taste Of Love, Don't You Want To Love Me, What Will I Tell Him, Let's Do It, That's All I Want From You, The Greenwood Tree, Too Young, Little Miss Understood, If You Don't, Somebody Else Will, Just One Kiss, Why To Change Me Now?, In The Deep Of Night
Albums As "Cricket" in the Warner Bros. Series "Hawaiian Eye", The Hank Williams Songbook, Conchetta, From Me To You, Sixteen Reasons, Essential Masters, The Complete Warner Bros. Singles, "Sixteen Reasons" And Other Greatest Hits, Remember, Highlights, A Bouquet Of Hits, The Very Best Of Connie Stevens, The Best Of (1959-1962), The Very Best Of, Best Of, Rhino Hi-Five: Connie Stevens, 1960s Spirit Shakin' All Over
Movies Susan Slade, Palm Springs Weekend, Rock-A-Bye Baby, Grease 2, Parrish, Back to the Beach, Two on a Guillotine, Scorchy, Saving Grace B. Jones, Way...Way Out, Never Too Late, Tapeheads, The Sex Symbol, The Party Crashers, Dragstrip Riot, Eighteen and Anxious, The Grissom Gang, Young and Dangerous, Love Is All There Is, Returning Mickey Stern, James Dean: Race with Destiny, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Call Her Mom, The Littlest Angel, Just Before I Go, Love's Savage Fury, Murder Can Hurt You, The Wedding Album, Mister Jerico, Search Engines, Double Duty, Becoming Dick, Every Man Needs One, Playmates, Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis, Side Show
TV Shows Fantasy Island, Wendy and Me, Hawaiian Eye, The Ann Sothern Show, Scruples, Living in TV Land, The Tim Conway Comedy Hour, Starting From Scratch


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#Fact
1 Had a stroke in January, 2016.
2 First cousin of Bernadette Peters.
3 Friends with Shani Wallis. Wallis designs Christmas ornaments for Stevens.
4 Gave birth to her first child at age 29, daughter Joely Fisher born on October 29, 1967. Child's father is her second husband, Eddie Fisher.
5 Gave birth to her second child at age 30, daughter Tricia Leigh Fisher born on December 26, 1968. Child's father is her second husband, Eddie Fisher.
6 A guest star on a very popular 1960s show Password All-Stars (1961).
7 Her brother, Charles Stevens, was a drummer who died of a heart attack in 1996.
8 She comes from an Italian family--she spoke nothing but Italian until she was five years old--but has some Mohican Indian blood from her mother's side.
9 Was the "guest" on the first "Muppet Show" ever taped (which was NOT the first to air).
10 Mother of actress Joely Fisher.
11 Mother-in-law of Christopher Duddy.
12 She actively campaigned for the role of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady (1964).
13 Former stepmother of Carrie Fisher and Todd Fisher.
14 Has a grandson Holdon from her daughter Tricia Leigh Fisher.
15 Was named as "Queen of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1987
16 As a child in New York, she was President of the Gary Gray Fan Club. Years later, she and Gray worked together in The Party Crashers (1958). They most recently appeared together at the 2001 Lone Pine (CA) Film Festival.
17 Older half-sister of John Megna.
18 She started her singing career with a group called "The Foremost" (which later became The Lettermen) and then "The Three Debs".
19 Mother of actress Tricia Leigh Fisher, who appeared with her in Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (1988).
20 Going to direct her first feature film (she claimed in August 2000)
21 Successful cosmetics businesswoman. She started her company, Forever Spring, in 1986.
22 A Republican who appeared at the 2000 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia.
23 Lost the Brooklyn accent ages ago.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
By the Rivers of Babylon 2017 completed Meredith
Search Engines 2016 Geena
Just Before I Go 2014 Nancy
Double Duty 2009 Irma
Saving Grace B. Jones 2009 Voiceover (voice)
The Wedding Album 2006 TV Movie
Fat Actress 2005 TV Series Jillian - Kirstie's Mother
8 Simple Rules 2004 TV Series Tina
Wild Card 2004 TV Series Queen Bea
Titus 2002 TV Series Juanita Titus
Returning Mickey Stern 2002 Dr. Eloise Vanderwild
Three Sisters 2001 TV Series Honey Bernstein-Flynn
James Dean: Live Fast, Die Young 1997 Jane Deacy
Clueless 1997 TV Series Ms. Dewitt
Baywatch 1996 TV Series Shelley Sands
Love Is All There Is 1996 Miss Deluca
Ellen 1994 TV Series Paige's Mom
Burke's Law 1994 TV Series Julianna Reed
Murder, She Wrote 1985-1990 TV Series Marge Haley / Cynthia Armstrong
It's Garry Shandling's Show. 1990 TV Series Connie Stevens
Starting from Scratch 1988-1989 TV Series Helen DeAngelo
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis 1988 TV Movie Thalia Menninger
Tapeheads 1988 June Tager
Back to the Beach 1987 Connie
The Love Boat 1978-1987 TV Series Marcia Rand / Margret Grant / Heidi Lester / ...
Rowdies 1986 TV Movie Rhonda Harlan
Tales from the Darkside 1986 TV Series Caroline Bright
Hotel 1983 TV Series Barbara Hardwick
Fantasy Island 1978-1982 TV Series Christine Connelly / Helen Ross / Evelyne Kastenbaum
Grease 2 1982 Miss Mason
Harry's Battles 1981 TV Movie Mary Carol Fitzsimmons
Side Show 1981 TV Movie Graciela
Aloha Paradise 1981 TV Series
Murder Can Hurt You! 1980 TV Movie Sgt. Salty Sanderson
Scruples 1980 TV Mini-Series Maggie McGregor
Love's Savage Fury 1979 TV Movie Dolby
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1978 Our Guests at Heartland
Scorchy 1976 Jackie Parker
The Sex Symbol 1974 TV Movie Kelly Williams / Emmaline Kelly
Every Man Needs One 1972 TV Movie Beth Walden
Playmates 1972 TV Movie Patti Holvey
Call Her Mom 1972 TV Movie Angie Bianco
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show 1971 TV Series Regular
The Grissom Gang 1971 Anna Borg
Mister Jerico 1970 TV Movie Susan Gray / Claudine / Georgina
The Littlest Angel 1969 TV Movie The Flying Mistress
Love, American Style 1969 TV Series Louise Patrick (segment "Love and the Legal Agreement")
Spotlight 1967 TV Series
ABC Stage 67 1966 TV Series Flame
Way... Way Out 1966 Eileen Forbes
Never Too Late 1965 Kate Clinton
Wendy and Me 1964-1965 TV Series Wendy Conway
Two on a Guillotine 1965 Cassie Duquesne / Melinda Duquesne
The Red Skelton Hour 1964 TV Series Daisy June
Temple Houston 1964 TV Series Charity Simpson
Palm Springs Weekend 1963 Gayle Lewis / Jane Hoover
Susan Slade 1961 Susan Slade
Parrish 1961 Lucy
77 Sunset Strip 1958-1960 TV Series Cricket / Cleo Mason / Pat Forsyth
Cheyenne 1959 TV Series Clovis
Sugarfoot 1957-1959 TV Series Jenny Markham / Patience Preston
Maverick 1959 TV Series Frankie French
The Ann Sothern Show 1958 TV Series
The Party Crashers 1958 Barbara Nickerson
Rock-a-Bye Baby 1958 Sandra Naples
Dragstrip Riot 1958 Marge
The Bob Cummings Show 1958 TV Series Melinda Applegate
Eighteen and Anxious 1957
Young and Dangerous 1957 Candy

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sunset Strip 2012 Documentary performer: "Kookie Kookie Lend Me Your Comb" written by nm0852477
Mulholland Dr. 2001 performer: "Sixteen Reasons"
Married with Children 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Murder, She Wrote 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Back to the Beach 1987 performer: "California Sun"
Best of Bandstand 1986 Video documentary performer: "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb"
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 1978 performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Finale
The Muppet Show 1977 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 46th Annual Academy Awards 1974 TV Special performer: "Live and Let Die"
The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973 TV Special performer: "The Morning After"
Call Her Mom 1972 TV Movie performer: "Come On-A My House"
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show 1971 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Kraft Music Hall 1967 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hollywood a Go Go 1965 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Hollywood Palace 1965 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Two on a Guillotine 1965 performer: "What Is This Thing Called Love?"
Hawaiian Eye 1959-1962 TV Series performer - 25 episodes
Susan Slade 1961 lyrics: "Lullaby" - uncredited / performer: "Lullaby" - uncredited
The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959 TV Special performer: "Almost in Your Arms Love Song from Houseboat"
Rock-a-Bye Baby 1958 performer: "Why Can't He Care for Me?"
Dragstrip Riot 1958 performer: "Something New", "Jamaca Rock" - uncredited

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prairie Bones announced
Saving Grace B. Jones 2009
A Healing 1997 Documentary

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prairie Bones producer announced
Saving Grace B. Jones 2009 producer
A Healing 1997 Documentary producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saving Grace B. Jones 2009 written by
A Healing 1997 Documentary

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Healing 1997 Documentary

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Healing 1997 Documentary

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Women 1993 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Vicki! 1992-1993 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 1993 Annual American Friends Hebrew University Scopus Awards Honors: A Salute to Aaron Spelling 1993 TV Special Herself
The Annual Daily Variety Honors. A Salutes to Army Archerd 1993 TV Movie Herself
One on One with John Tesh 1992 TV Series Herself
The 21th Annual Friends of Tel Hashomer Gala 1992 TV Movie Herself - Presenter
The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
Children's Miracle Network Telethon 1990 TV Special
Bob Hope: Don't Shoot, It's Only Me 1990 TV Special Herself
The 61st Annual Academy Awards 1989 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
The New Hollywood Squares 1987-1989 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Bob Hope's USO Christmas from the Persian Gulf: Around the World in Eight Days 1988 TV Special Herself
Best of Bandstand 1986 Video documentary Herself
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan 1985 TV Special Herself
The Merv Griffin Show 1977-1984 TV Series Herself - Guest
Pete's Place 1983 TV Series Herself (1983)
Breakaway 1983 TV Series Herself
George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business 1983 TV Movie Herself
Family Feud 1983 TV Series Herself
Horas doradas 1980 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Dinah! 1975-1979 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show 1967-1979 TV Series Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Guest / Herself - Actress
Match Game 73 1978-1979 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Bonkers! 1979 TV Series Herself
Sha Na Na 1979 TV Series Herself
Everyday 1978 TV Series Herself
America 2-Night 1978 TV Series Herself
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: George Burns 1978 TV Special Herself
The Hollywood Squares 1968-1978 TV Series Herself - Panelist
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Jack Klugman 1978 TV Special Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1964-1977 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself - Musical Guest
Good Old Days 1977 TV Special Herself
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 1977 TV Special Herself
The Muppet Show 1977 TV Series Herself - Special Guest Star
Donny and Marie 1977 TV Series Herself
Don Adams' Screen Test 1975 TV Series Herself
The 46th Annual Academy Awards 1974 TV Special Herself - Performer
NBC Follies 1973 TV Series Herself
The Bobby Darin Show 1973 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973 TV Special Herself - Performer: The Morning After
New American Bandstand 1965 1972 TV Series Herself
The Bob Hope Special 1972/I TV Special Herself
Tom Jones... At Fantasy Fair 1971 TV Special Herself
Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show 1970-1971 TV Series Herself
The David Frost Show 1970-1971 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Ed Sullivan Show 1962-1971 TV Series Herself - Singer
The Tim Conway Comedy Hour 1970 TV Series Herself
Flip 1970 TV Series Herself
The Kraft Music Hall 1967-1970 TV Series Herself
The Bob Hope Show 1970 TV Series Herself - Guest
America 1970 TV Special Herself
The Engelbert Humperdinck Show 1970 TV Series Herself
The Best on Record 1970 TV Special Herself
The Irv Kupcinet Show 1970 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Bob Hope Christmas Special 1970 TV Special Herself
The Hollywood Palace 1965-1969 TV Series Herself - Singer / Herself
This Is Tom Jones 1969 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest
Romeo und Julia 70 1969 TV Mini-Series Herself
The Joey Bishop Show 1968-1969 TV Series Herself - Guest
Laugh-In 1968-1969 TV Series Herself - Guest Performer / Herself
Funny You Should Ask 1968 TV Series Herself
Comedy Is King 1968 TV Special Herself
The Jerry Lewis Show 1967 TV Series Herself
Girl Talk 1967 TV Series Herself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall 1963-1967 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Match Game 1967 TV Series Herself - Team Captain
The 38th Annual Academy Awards 1966 TV Special Herself - Accepting Costume Design Award for Julie Harris
I Feel a Song Coming On 1965 TV Movie Herself
The Red Skelton Hour 1965 TV Series Herself - Guest Vocalist
Hollywood a Go Go 1965 TV Series Herself - Singer
Danny Thomas Special: 40th Anniversary of the Coconut Grove 1964 TV Special Herself
The Steve Allen Playhouse 1964 TV Series Herself
Stump the Stars 1963-1964 TV Series Herself - Regular Panelist / Herself - Guest Panelist
I've Got a Secret 1964 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Guest
Celebrity Party 1963 TV Special Herself
Fractured Flickers 1963 TV Series Herself
The 20th Annual Golden Globes Awards 1963 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Jack Paar Tonight Show 1962 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Tonight Show 1962 TV Series Herself - Actress / Vocalist
Großstadtmelodie 1961 TV Special Herself - Singer
Here's Hollywood 1961 TV Series Herself
The 13th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1961 TV Special Herself - Presenter
This Is Your Life 1960 TV Series Herself
The Dick Clark Show 1959-1960 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Juke Box Jury 1959 TV Series Herself
The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959 TV Special Herself - Performer
The Fabulous Allan Carr 2017 Documentary post-production Herself
Home & Family 2016 TV Series Herself
Tab Hunter Confidential 2015 Documentary Herself
The Insider 2014 TV Series Herself
The Outrageous Sophie Tucker 2014 Documentary Herself
The Haunting Of 2012 TV Series Herself
Q N' A with Mikki and Shay 2012 TV Series Herself
Thalians 55th Anniversary Gala 2012 Video Herself
The John Kerwin Show 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good 2011 Documentary Herself
Let It Begin! A Filmmaker's Journey 2010 Documentary short
Celebrity Ghost Stories 2010 TV Series documentary Herself
Actors Entertainment 2010 TV Series Herself
The Florence Henderson Show 2009 TV Series Herself
My Music: Love Songs of the '50s and '60s 2008 TV Movie Herself - Hostess
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2008 TV Series Herself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Guest
Living in TV Land 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
Jerry Lewis at Work 2004 Video documentary short Herself
War Stories with Oliver North 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Ask Rita 2003 TV Series Herself
SoapTalk 2003 TV Series Herself
Hollywood Squares 2001-2003 TV Series Herself - Panelist
E! True Hollywood Story 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Autograph 2003 TV Series Herself
Bob Hope at 100 2003 TV Movie documentary Herself
Elvis Forever 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
Intimate Portrait 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
Becoming Dick 2000 TV Movie Herself
68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 1999 TV Special Herself
Beggars and Choosers 1999 TV Series Herself
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards 1998 TV Special Herself
E! Mysteries & Scandals 1998 TV Series documentary Herself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1994 TV Special Herself
Golden Globes 50th Anniversary Celebration 1994 TV Movie Herself
King B: A Life in the Movies 1993 Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Insider 2016 TV Series Herself
Saucy 70's Volume 2 2010 Video documentary
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Herself
Fat Actress 2005 TV Series Kirstie's Mom
A Bing Crosby Christmas 1998 Video documentary Herself
The Last Generation 1971

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Humanitarian Award Satellite Awards
1998 Film Award Santa Clarita International Film Festival Best Documentary Feature Film A Healing (1997)
1998 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 16 March 1998. At 6249 Hollywood Blvd.
1964 Most Popular Female Star Photoplay Awards
1962 Golden Apple Golden Apple Awards Most Cooperative Actress
1962 Most Popular Female Star Photoplay Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1963 Golden Apple Golden Apple Awards Most Cooperative Actress

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1962 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Female New Personality

TitleSalary
Hawaiian Eye (1959) $300 /week
Young and Dangerous (1957) $600 /week


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