Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA
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Playboy Playmate of the Month January 1960
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Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Director
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Stella Stevens (born October 1, 1938) is an American film, television, and stage actress. She began her acting career in 1959 and starred in such popular films as The Nutty Professor (1963), The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963), The Silencers (1966), Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968), The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970), and The Poseidon Adventure (1972).
Stevens also appeared in numerous television series, miniseries, and movies, including Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1960, 1988), Bonanza (1960), The Love Boat (1977, 1983), Hart to Hart (1979), Newhart (1983), Murder, She Wrote (1985), Magnum, P.I. (1986), Highlander: The Series (1995), and Twenty Good Years (2006). In 1960 she won a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress. Stevens has also worked as a film producer, director, and writer. She appeared in three Playboy pictorials, and was Playmate of the Month for January 1960.
She was born Estelle Caro Eggleston in 1938 in Yazoo City, Mississippi,[N 1] the only child of Thomas Ellett Eggleston and his wife Estelle (née Caro).[One of her great-grandfathers was Henry Clay Tyler, an early settler from Boston and a jeweler who gave the Yazoo City courthouse cupola its clock.
When Stevens was four years old, her parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where they lived on Carrington Road near Highland Street. Her father was an insurance salesman, and her mother was a nurse. Stevens attended St. Anne's Catholic School on Highland Street and Sacred Heart School on Jefferson Avenue, finishing her final year of high school in 1955 at the Memphis Evening School at Memphis Tech High School.
At the age of 16, she married electrician Noble Herman Stephens on December 1, 1954, probably in Memphis. They had one child, Herman Andrew Stephens, who would later be known as actor/producer Andrew Stevens. He is Stella's only child. The couple divorced in 1957 but Stella and her son retained a variation of her ex-husband's surname as their own professional surnames. While studying at Memphis State College, she became interested in acting and modeling. While performing in a college production of Bus Stop, Stevens was discovered and offered a contract with 20th Century Fox.
Full Name at Birth
Estelle Caro Eggleston
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Film Producer, Director, Pin-Up Model
Stella Stevens (born Estelle Eggleston; October 1, 1938) is an American film, television, and stage actress. She began her acting career in 1959 and starred in such popular films as Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962), The Nutty Professor (1963), The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963), The Silencers (1966), Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968), The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) and The Poseidon Adventure (1972).
Andrew Stevens (son)
Thomas Ellett Eggleston
Estelle Caro Eggleston
Memphis Evening School at Memphis Tech High School (1955), St. Anne's Catholic School, Memphis, Sacred Heart School, Memphis
Memphis State College
Print ads: Coppertone Tanning Lotion (1962-63)., Has her own fragrance line, "Sexy", with "Gold Label" for women and "Black Label" for men.
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Wiki Bio Text
==Stella Stevens== Actress - ===Born=== October 1, 1938 in Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA
===Birth Name=== Estelle Caro Eggleston
===Height=== 5' 5" (1.65 m)
===Mini Bio (1)=== A native of Hot Coffee, Mississippi. While attending Memphis State College, Stella became interested in acting and modeling. Her film debut was a bit part in Say One for Me (1959), but her appearance in Li'l Abner (1959) as Appassionata Von Climax is the one that got her noticed. Then her centerfold spread in Playboy was one of the most popular issues. She co-starred with some of the biggest names in movies such as Bobby Darin in Too Late Blues (1961); Elvis Presley in Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962); Glenn Ford in The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963); Jerry Lewis in The Nutty Professor (1963); and Dean Martin in The Silencers (1966). She appeared on the television series Surfside 6 (1960); Ben Casey (1961) and the soap opera General Hospital (1963).
===By the late 1960's===, her career had leveled off and she was appearing in roles based on her looks. One of her best performances at that time was in the movie The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970), where she played Hildy, and showed that her talent was more than physical. But then she appeared in a poor offering like Slaughter (1972). In the 1970s and 1980s, Stella became a fixture in movies made for television and appeared in a number of television series. Her big screen career may have slowed during that time, but she has appeared in a number of movies in every decade since she debuted.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tony Fontana
===Spouse (1)=== [[Noble Herman Stephens Jr.]] (3 December 1954 - 10 July 1956) (divorced) (1 child) Herman Andrew Stephens AKA Andrew Stevens (10 June 1955)
===Trade Mark (4)=== 1. Platinum blonde hair 2. Sparkling blue eyes 3. Voluptuous figure 4. Seductive deep voice
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www.babepedia.com/babe/Stella_Stevens, www.imdb.com/name/nm0001771/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm, www.boobpedia.com/boobs/Stella_Stevens, www.nndb.com/people/035/000108708/
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