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CONNIE STEVENS

It shows the actress backside for a hair test photo from the 1961 film

Susan Slade

Screenplay by & Director: Delmer Daves

Based on the novel by Doris Hume

She always meant to hold them off. She never could until she met the boy who understood ... Premarital sex, secrets, and society. At 17, shy Susan Slade is on her way to California after a ten-year stay at a remote Chilean mine where her father was chief engineer. Onboard ship, she's romanced by Conn White, a handsome mountain climber on his way to Alaska. Home in Monterey, Susan longs to hear from Conn. Two locals also take a shine to her - Hoyt Brecker, a horse wrangler who's the son of a criminal, and Wells Corbett, a sweet guy who lives in his high-society parents' shadow. Jump ahead two years, Susan has a desperate secret that her socially-conscious mother won't let her share. Can Susan find happiness - and what is it really that turns a girl into a woman?

The entire cast included:

Troy Donahue ... Hoyt Brecker
Connie Stevens ... Susan Slade
Dorothy McGuire ... Leah Slade
Lloyd Nolan ... Roger Slade
Brian Aherne ... Stanton Corbett
Grant Williams ... Conn White
Natalie Schafer ... Marion Corbett
Kent Smith ... Dr. Fane
Bert Convy ... Wells Corbett

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MORE INFO ON CONNIE STEVENS: Connie Stevens (August 8, 1938, Brooklyn, New York) is anAmericanactressandsinger.

She was born Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia, a daughter of Peter Ingoglia (known asmusicianTeddy Stevens) and singer Eleanor McGinley.

Connie adopted her father'sstage nameof Stevens as her own. Her parents were divorced and she lived with grandparents. At age eight, she started attendingCatholicboarding schools. ActorJohn Megnawas her half-brother.

Coming from a musical family, she formed a singing group called The Foremost, in which the other threevocalists-- all males -- went on to fame asThe Lettermen. In 1953, Stevens moved toLos Angeleswith her father. When she was sixteen, she replaced the alto in a singing group, The Three Debs. She enrolled at a professional school (Georgia Massey's School of Song and Dance in the San Fernando Valley), sang professionally and appeared in localrepertory theater.

Stevens then started working as a movie extra. After appearing in four B movies,Jerry Lewissaw her in Dragstrip Riot and cast her inRock-A-Bye Baby. Soon after that, she signed acontractwithWarner Brothers.

She played 'Cricket Blake' in the populartelevisiondetectiveseriesHawaiian Eyefrom1959to1962, a role that made her famous. Her principal costar wasRobert Conrad. In a televised interview onAugust 26,2003, onCNN'sLarry King Live, Stevens recounted that while on the set of Hawaiian Eye she was told she had a telephone call fromElvis Presley. She didn't believe it, but in fact it was Elvis, who invited her to a party and said that he would come to her house and pick her up personally. They dated for a time and she says they remained lifelong friends. Her first album was titled Concetta (1958). She had minor single hits with thestandards"Blame It On My Youth" (music byOscar Levantand lyrics byEdward Heyman), "Looking For A Boy" (music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin), and "Spring Is Here" (music byRichard Rodgersand lyrics byLorenz Hart). She appeared oppositeJames Garnerin a comedy episode of the TV WesternseriesMaverickentitled "Two Tickets to Ten Strike," and after making several appearances on the Warner Bros. hit TV series77 Sunset Strip, she recorded the hit novelty song "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb" (1959), a duet with one of the stars of the program,Edward Byrnesthat reached #4 on theBillboard Hot 100. She also had hitsinglesas a solo artist with "Sixteen Reasons" (1960), her biggest hit, reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100, and a minor #71 hit "Too Young to Go Steady" (1960) (music byJimmy McHughand lyrics byHarold Adamson). Other single releases were "Why'd You Wanna Make Me Cry?", "Mr. Songwriter", and "Now That You've Gone".

She later starred as Wendy Conway in the televisionsitcomWendy and Me(1964- 1965) withGeorge 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. Her otherWendy and Me costars wereRon Harper,James T. Callahanandcharacter actorJ. Pat O'Malley.

She also worked insummer stock, and she starred in theBroadwayproduction ofNeil Simon's Star Spangled Girl withAnthony Perkins.

In the 1970s, Stevens started singing the Ace Is The Place theme song on Ace Hardware TV commercialsinSouthern Californiaand often was guest on the Dean Martin Celebrity Roast a few times. In the spring of 1977, she appeared in one of the two pilots forThe Muppet Show, and in 1986, she had a regular role on the1986 TV series Rowdies and appeared numerous times on theBob HopeUSOspecials, including his Christmas Show from the Persian Gulf (1988).

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 inWashington, DC.

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 wealthy. In 1994, she issued her first recording in several years, Tradition: A Family at Christmas, along with her two daughters.

In 1997, Stevens directed, wrote, and edited a documentary entitled A Healing, aboutRed Crossnurses who served during theVietnam War. The following year it won the title of Best Film at the Santa Clarita International Film Festival.

She has also madenightclubappearances and headlined in majorLas Vegasshowrooms. She was an occasional guest panelist onMatch Game.

Connie Stevens has a star on theHollywood Walk of Fameat 6249 Hollywood Boulevard inHollywood, and she has a star on the Star Walk inPalm Springs.

OnSeptember 23,2005, Stevens was elected secretary-treasurer of theScreen Actors' Guild. This is theunion's second-highest elected position. She succeeded James Cromwell, who did not seek re-election. Stevens will begin serving a two-year term on September 25. She received 68.2 percent of the union vote, having defeated Lee Garlington, who received 31.8 percent.

Stevens is a long-time supporter ofU.S. SenatorJohn McCainofArizona, the unsuccessfulRepublicancandidate for President in 2008.

Stevens maintains homes inBeverly Hills,Palm Springs, andNew York City. Her feature-length directorial debut of a film she wrote, "Saving Grace" is scheduled for 2009 release.

Connie Stevens has had two husbands,actorJames Stacy(married 1963-divorced 1967) and singerEddie Fisher(married 1967-divorced 1969). She is the mother of actressesJoely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher.

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