Concetta Ann Ingolia, 8 August 1938, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Stevens was an actress and singer, whose antecedents are said to have been Italian, Irish, English and Mohican. Stevens entered showbusiness at the age of 16 and in 1959, after making several appearances on the Warner Brothers hit television series 77 Sunset Strip, had a chart hit with the novelty, Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb), in collaboration with one of the shows stars, Edd Byrnes. The record sold over a million copies, as did Stevens first and only solo hit, Sixteen Reasons (1960). Her other 60s releases included Whyd You Wanna Make Me Cry?, Mr. Songwriter and Now That Youve Gone, Connie Stevens and Sings The Hank Williams Songbook. Stevens other television work included the drama, The Littlest Angel, with Fred Gwynne, E.G. Marshall and Cab Calloway; and Wendy And Me, a series in which she co-starred...
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