life and career
Stella Stevens was born in Yazoo City (sometimes called Hot Coffee , Mississippi) as Estelle Caro Eggleston . She was discovered as an actress while working as a model in Memphis and received a contract with 20th Century Fox . Several small and medium-sized roles in television and film productions followed, until a Playboy appearance as Playmate of the Month in January 1960 helped her to numerous film offers.
In doing so, she was usually set to the type of the sex-oriented blonde, as in the Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - parody The Mad Professor by Jerry Lewis and in the disaster film The Poseidon Descent into Hell . She also demonstrated her acting talent in the horror thriller The House of Bloody Hands alongside Shelley Winters .
She also had success with the multi-layered late western Billed at the end of Sam Peckinpah and in the southern series Flamingo Road . In addition, she mainly played in television films and series such as General Hospital and California Clan . In 1960, she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Young Actress for Angels on the Hot Pavement .
From 1954 to 1957 she was married to Noble Herman Stephens, with whom she has a son, the actor Andrew Stevens .
- 1959: Angels on a Hot Pavement (Say One for Me)
- 1959: Li'l Abner
- 1960: Bonanza (TV series, episode Silent Thunder )
- 1962: Girls! Girls! Girls!
- 1963: Father is not married (The Courtship of Eddie's Father)
- 1963: The Nutty Professor (The nutty professor)
- 1964: Heroes Without Pants (Advance to the Rear)
- 1966: The guns whisper softly (The Silencers)
- 1968: Tenderly the trap snaps shut (How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life)
- 1969: The House of Bloody Hands (The Mad Room)
- 1970: The final bill (The Ballad of Cable Hogue)
- 1971: No Requiem for San Bastardo (A Town Called Hell)
- 1972: The Poseidon Adventure (The Poseidon Adventure)
- 1974: Honky-Tonk
- 1975: Cleopatra Jones against the Dragon Lady (Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold)
- 1976: Nickelodeon
- 1979: Victor Charlie calls Lima Sierra (The French Atlantic Affair) (TV miniseries)
- 1980–1982: Flamingo Road (TV series)
- 1981: Wacko
- 1984: An Angel on Earth : Season 1, Episode 10: Friendships
- 1986: Monster in the Closet ( Monsters in the Closet )
- 1994: Body Chemistry 3 - Hot and Cold Murder (Point of Seduction)
- 1995: Phantasmagoria (computer game)
- 1996: Mind Storm
- 1997: Bikini Hotel
- 1997: The Christmas List
- 1998: Star Hunter
- 2003: The Long Ride Home
- 2004: Blessed - Children of the Devil (Blessed)
- 2005: Popstar - All ascent is difficult (Popstar)
- Entry at filmreference.com
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Eggleston, Estelle Caro (real name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||US-american actress|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 1, 1938|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Yazoo City , Mississippi , United States|