Connie Stevens

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Decades: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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Biography

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 show’s 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 ‘Why’d You Wanna Make Me Cry?’, ‘Mr. Songwriter’ and ‘Now That You’ve 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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