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Stella Stevens

Stella Stevens


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Born: October 1, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Ranch, The (1989) as Director
A New York yuppie gives up the city for the rough life on a ranch out west.

Cast (feature film)

Glass Trap (2004)
Giant ants take over a hi-rise office building and turn it into the biggest ant farm ever.
By Dawn's Early Light (2001) as Eli
Mike Lewis is an awkward, misanthropic 16-year-old who tunes out his parents and his problems by turning up the volume of his headphones or by zoning out in front of his computer. Outside his bedroom door, his parents are arguing again. Sandy and Ron need some time together to repair their strained
Star Hunter (1998)
A wrong turn lands a busload of football players and cheerleaders in the midst of an intergalactic hunting ground, where predatory "Star Hunters" hunt humans for sport. These terrified teens have no idea that they are about to become the prey in an alien hunting expedition.
Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion (1997) as Mama Max
Television movie updating the adventures of "The Dukes of Hazzard," a CBS series which was broadcast from January 26, 1979 to February 8, 1985. Cousins Bo, Luke and Daisy Duke return to Hazzard County for an annual homecoming where they come up against an unscrupulous businesswoman who wants to buil
Invisible Mom (1996) as Mrs Pringle
The son of a wacky inventor discovers his dad's invisibility potion and accidentally gives his mother some.
Subliminal Seduction (1996) as Mrs Beecham
A sinister cabal puts mind-control messages on CD-ROMs and only a videogame designer can stop them.
Virtual Combat (1996)
Set in the not-too-distant future, David Quarry patrols the Grid where smugglers are armed and dangerous. When cyber-sex drone manufaturing goes haywire, a deadly villain, Dante, materializes in the flesh. Quarry must fight Dante who wants to creates an army of clones who will control the world.
Body Chemistry IV (1995)
A producer is stalked by an ex-lover.
Granny, The (1995) as The Granny
A bickering family puts up with their curmudgeonly, mean, wheelchair-bound Granny because of her wealth, hoping to benefit from her death. When a stranger gives Granny a potion for eternal life, Granny takes it incorrectly and dies, to the delight of her family, who anticipate the inheritance. How
Illicit Dreams (1995) as Cicily
Moira, who is married to an abusive and unfaithful husband, has recurring dreams about making love to another man. Then one day, Moira visits the house that appears in her dreams and finds the man working there. The two are attracted to each other and have an affair, provoking Moira's husband to vio
Virtual Combat (1995)
Set in Las Vegas in a future time, tourists are attracted to the thrills of a virtual reality playground with cybersex and lethal combat games. When a virtual reality villain breaks out of cyberspace and into the real world, a border cop has to play a lethal combat game to subdue it.
Hard Drive (1994) as Susan
Will and Delilah have never met, yet share their secret desires through a high tech, interactive network. Their bizarre fantasies escalate until they become obsessed with making them reality.
Body Chemistry 3 (1994)
Dr. Claire Archer has had a dramatic life, having killed two men in self-defense, so film producer Alan Clay wants to make a movie about her. Claire and Alan begin an affair, but while doing research for the screenplay, the writer begins to learn disturbing new facts about the killings...and Claire
National Lampoon's Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 In. Women (1994) as Lawanda ("Tonya: The Battle Of Wounded Knee")
Spoof of the stories about Tonya Harding and Lorena Bobbitt. The two parts of this telefilm are entitled: "Tonya: The Battle of Wounded Knee" and "He Never Gave Me Orgasm: The Lenora Babbitt Story."
Molly and Gina (1994)
After their respective boyfriends are slaughtered in a hail of gunfire, two disparate women join forces for a makeshift investigation.
South Beach (1993)
Two former football players turned private eyes interrupt their festive lifestyle when they accept a mysterious challenge from an exotic beauty.
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
A stranger drifts into Harmony, a dying small town where dark secrets fester.
Nutty Nut, The (1992)
"The Naked Gun" meets The Three Stooges.
Terror Within II, The (1991) as Kara
Environmental mutants rule the land and threaten the survival of the last human colony.
Down the Drain (1990)
A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by creating a team made up of criminals that he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret information and that there are foreign powers
Exiled in America (1990) as Sonny Moore
A Central American freedom fighter flees to the U.S. only to be hunted down, with help from the CIA, by a counter revolutionary death squad.
Last Call (1990) as Betty Dubois
A real estate broker is cheated by a partner, but teams up with a beautiful performance artist to get revenge.
Mom (1990) as Beverly Hills
A blind serial killer, with a penchant for pregnant women, bites a kindly woman, turning her into a blood-hungry monster.
Jake Spanner, Private Eye (1989) as Sandra Summers
A television movie about two has-been detectives. A private eye is coaxed out of retirement to help rescue the kidnapped granddaughter of a crook he sent to San Quentin 25 years before.
Man Against The Mob (1988) as Joey Day
Set in Los Angeles in the '40s, a group of tough, honest detectives fight to keep the city free from organized crime.
Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery (1987) as Kate
A television movie about a parish priest with a knack for solving mysteries. When Andy Moore, a young millionaire entrepreneur adopted at birth from Father Dowling's parish, falls to his death while trying to draw attention to his search for his natural parents, Father Dowling becomes convinced he w
Monster in the Closet (1987) as Margo Crane
Be afraid, be very afraid. The proverbial monster in the closet is out and causing terror in California in this horror comedy. No home, nor even office buildings, with a closet is safe.
Longshot, The (1986) as Nicki Dixon
Masterpiece Of Murder, A (1986) as Deb Potts; Della Vance
Bob Hope, in his first made-for-TV movie as well as his first starring film in over a dozen years, teamed with veteran actor Don Ameche, playing a down-on-his-luck gumshoe and a wealthy retired master thief, respectively, to solve a string of art thefts and murders involving a stellar (by TV standar
No Man's Land (1984) as Nellie Wilder
Sheriff Stella Stevens uses her wiles and the help of her three resourceful daughters -- one by each of her previous husbands -- to rope in a notorious desperado and a band of foreign revolutionaries in this light-hearted Western pilot to a prospective series.
Amazons (1984) as Kathryn Lundquist
Madeleine Stowe is a doctor framed for malpractice following the death of a patient, an influential congressman. Convinced of her diagnosis she sets out on her own medical investigation only to stumble onto a secret organization of beautiful women conspiring to take over the government. Actor Paul M
Women of San Quentin (1983) as Lieutenant Janet Alexander
A prison picture with the twist of having the title characters not inmates but a contingent of female guards under the charge of Stella Stevens, juggling a love affair with captain of the guards, Hector Elizondo, and a brutal prison yard riot she volunteers to quell.
Wacko (1983) as Marg Graves
Chained Heat (1983) as Captain Taylor
Twirl (1981) as Carolyn Moore
In TV's sardonic answer to Michael Ritchie's theatrical movie, "Smile", a baton-twirling contest in a small Texas town and parental "winning is everything" pressures provide the thrust of this film that showcases many of the contemporary figures from the television scene and one or two from the past
Children of Divorce (1980) as Sherry Malik
The conflict and separation of their parents and the impact on four youngsters from three socially different families is the thrust of this drama written and directed by Joanna Lee.
Flamingo Road (1980) as Lute-May Sanders
This remake of the 1949 Joan Crawford movie, bringing a carnival drifter (Cristina Raines in the Crawford part) to a small Florida city where an aristocratic family unwillingly becomes involved with the ruthless sheriff (Howard Duff taking over where Sydney Greenstreet long ago left off) who fancies
Make Me An Offer (1980) as Deidre Price
Susan Blakely is a woman who gets involved in the real estate game after the husband she helped put through law school dumps her in this romantic comedy that initially was titled "House Hunting", and Patrick O'Neal is the self-proclaimed "king" of Beverly Hills real estate who wants more than she ca
Hart to Hart (1979) as Dr Fleming
Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers are happily married jet-set investigators and Lionel Stander is their jack-of-all-trades right hand in this pilot to the hit series, co-produced by Wagner and wife, Natalie Wood, under their Rona II banner. Here, the Harts look into the mysterious death of a close f
Friendships, Secrets, and Lies (1979) as Edyth
Billed as the first TV movie with an exclusively all-female cast and creative staff (except for the cinematographer), this mystery thriller focuses on six suspects in a murder that happened twenty years earlier, when all were sorority sisters at college and one apparently had a baby who was killed.
Cruise into Terror (1978) as Marilyn Magnesun
Evil emanates from an ancient sarcophagus brought aboard a pleasure cruise ship peopled by a predictably stellar TV cast. Originally this was to have been called "Voyage into Evil."
The Manitou (1978) as Amelia Crusoe
A psychic''''s girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
Jordan Chance, The (1978) as Virna Stewart
Burr again portrays a no-nonsense lawyer in this pilot for a prospective series, this time a prominent attorney who in early life spent seven years behind bars for a crime he did not commit and now has established a foundation dedicated to helping those wrongly accused and unjustly convicted, giving
Charlie Cobb: Nice Night For A Hanging (1977) as Martha Mcvea
In this pilot for a prospective Western detective series, a private eye of the 1870s is hired to deliver a California rancher's long-missing daughter to him, despite numerous efforts to thwart the plan involving the rancher's new wife, his top hand, and a crooked sheriff.
New Love Boat, The (1977) as Leonara Klopman
In this third pilot to the hugely successful series that -- beginning in September, 1977 -- sailed for more than eight years (with several additional periodic cruises thereafter), Gavin McLeod was piped aboard as the captain, becoming the most successful of the Mary Tyler Moore alumni (series-wise).
Murder in Peyton Place (1977) as Stella Chernak
A suspense drama focusing on the mysterious killings of Rodney Harrington and Allison MacKenzie (Ryan O'Neal and Mia Farrow in the original series) as part of a diabolical plot to tear the community apart by a former resident, now powerful and wealthy, who has secretly returned seeking revenge.
Night They Took Miss Beautiful (1977) as Kate Malloy
A hijacking caper involving an airliner carrying not only five beauty contest finalists but also a dangerous laboratory mutation to be used for bacterial warfare.
Kiss Me... Kill Me (1976) as Stella Stafford
A pilot movie about a lady investigator for the district attorney's office and her relentless search for the killer of a young teacher who appeared to have been a pillar of the community.
Nickelodeon (1976) as Marty Reeves
A bashful lawyer gets mixed up in the movies'''' turbulent early years.
Wanted: The Sundance Woman (1976) as Lola Watkins
Katharine Ross repeats her portrayal of Etta Place (from "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid") in this adventure of the fugitive who, alone and desperate following the deaths of Butch and Sundance, seeks help from Pancho Villa in exchange for guns and ammunition.
New, Original Wonder Woman, The (1975) as Marcia
A plane, flown by U.S. fighter pilot Steve Trevor, is hit by enemy gunfire and crash-lands on Paradise Island, an unchartered land mass inhabited by a race of super-powerful Amazons. Princess Diana, a beautiful Amazon receives permission from her Queen Mother to use her unique powers to aid America
Las Vegas Lady (1975) as Lucky
Lucky and her friends Carol and Lisa have a compicated plan to steal $500,000 from the cruel manager of the Circus Circus casino in Las Vegas witht the help of a mysterious man. The plan must be flawless in order to work, and each of the participants has ome kind of baggage that may well trip them u
Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975) as Dragon Lady
A drug agent hunts down two colleagues taken hostage by a ruthless casino owner.
Honky Tonk (1974) as Gold Dust
Loosely based on the Clark Gable/Lana Turner/Claire Trevor 1941 movie (at least the character names of the principals match), this light-hearted Western follows the exploits of two hapless con-men operating in the boom towns of the Old West.
Day the Earth Moved, The (1974) as Kate Barker
An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.
Arnold (1974) as Karen
Arnold is dead. But his gold-digging mistress Karen is determined to marry him anyway because Arnold was a millionaire, so they are wed at his funeral. Karen keeps getting his money as long as she stays by his coffin. Arnold is active in death in another order to get even with his greedy relatives, he arranged various deathtraps for them before his passing, and now they are being killed off one by one.
Linda (1973) as Linda Reston
A calculating woman kills her lover's wife, then sets about framing her own husband for the murder. Mary Robin-Redd replaced Jess Walton.
Slaughter (1972) as Ann [Cooper]
Ex-green beret Jim Brown stars as Slaughter, a man who avenges the gangland murder of his parents by massacring half of Central America.
Stand Up and Be Counted (1972) as Yvonne Kellerman
Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with the feministic arguments.
Climb An Angry Mountain (1972) as Sheila Chilko
A widowed rancher/sheriff clashes with a hard-nosed New York cop over the techniques for pursuing a fugitive Indian up the side of California's Mount Shasta.
The Poseidon Adventure (1972) as Linda Rogo
Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
In Broad Daylight (1971) as Elizabeth Chapel
A blind actor discovers that his wife is cheating on him with his best friend and plots an elaborate double murder.
Town Called Hell, A (1971) as Avila
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) as Hildy
A prospector creates a thriving stagecoach stop at the site of a spring.
The Mad Room (1969) as Ellen Hardy
A brother and sister, suspected of mudering their parents, are released from a mental institution and come to stay with a wealthy widow and her firend. Soon, strange things start to happen.
Sol Madrid (1968) as Stacey Woodward
An undercover narcotics agent tries to track a Mafia chief.
Where Angels Go ... Trouble Follows! (1968) as Sister George
A young progressive nun creates headaches for the Mother Superior.
How To Save a Marriage--And Ruin Your Life (1968) as Carol Corman
A womanizer sets out to end a friend's extra-marital affair but romances the wrong woman.
Rage (1966) as Perla
Dr. Reuben is an angry loner living in a tiny Mexican border town. Soon after a man dying of rabies staggers into town, Dr. Reuben himself is bitten by the same rabid dog. He must now get others to help him reach a city hospital within 72 hours, before the disease becomes incurable.
The Silencers (1966) as Gail
In the first Matt Helm adventure, the over-sexed secret agent comes out of retirement to defend a nuclear testing ground.
The Secret of My Success (1965) as Violet Lawson
A young innocent becomes the prey for a series of devious, if unlucky females.
Synanon (1965) as Joaney
Inmates at an innovative drug treatment center fight to kick heroin.
Advance to the Rear (1964) as Martha Lou Williams
Civil War rejects are sent to the West, supposedly out of harm's way.
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963) as Dollye Daly
A young boy plays matchmaker for his widowed father.
The Nutty Professor (1963) as Stella Purdy
A timid chemist discovers a potion that unleashes his sleazy side.
Too Late Blues (1962) as Jess Polanski
A jazz artist sells out when he falls for a beautiful singer.
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962) as Robin Gantner
A Hawaiian fisherman is torn between a sexy nightclub singer and a nice girl with a secret.
Man-Trap (1961) as Nina Jameson
During the Korean War, Matt saves the life of his buddy, Vince, who promises that someday he'll repay Matt by cutting him in on a million dollars. Eight years later Matt is in the midst of a rapidly disintegrating marriage to Nina, a man-hungry alcoholic. Vince suddenly reappears for a reunion with Matt, telling him that enemies of a Central American dictator have hijacked $3.5 million, and that he knows how he can get hold of the money and collect a large reward he'll share with Matt if he will help recover the money. Matt is skeptical, but after a particularly violent quarrel in which he leaves his wife, he agrees to go along with Vince, provided there is no gunplay.
Say One for Me (1959) as Chorine
Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame.
The Blue Angel (1959) as Member of the troupe
Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), "The Blue Angel", in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn't last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife. When the troupe returns to his hometown, Kiepert brutally uses him in a magic act as a shill to attract customers from among his old students and friends. Lola meets a former lover and, as Rath is being degraded on the stage, she allows the former lover to make love to her in sight of her husband. Rath goes beserk and sets out to strangle her.
Li'l Abner (1959) as Appassionata Von Climax
The residents of Dogpatch fight to persuade the government not to use their town as a nuclear testing ground.

Music (feature film)

The Last Shot You Hear (1969) as Composer

Cast (special)

1989 Miss USA Pageant, The (1989) as Judge
Live coverage of the 1989 Miss USA Pageant from the Mobile Civic Center Theater, Mobile, Alabama. Miss USA 1989 goes on to compete in The 1989 Miss Universe Pageant in Cancun, Mexico.
Table at Ciro's, A (1987) as Mimi Carteret
The second segment in the "Tales From the Hollywood Hills" collection of stories, airing as part of "Great Performances." Budd Shulberg's drama deals with the head of a film studio who plans a small dinner party at the nightclub, "Ciro's," creating the opportunity for the guests and the staff of the
Neat and Tidy (1986) as Loretta Kimbell
A story about Valentina Tidelio, the daughter of a mobster, who runs away from her father to find her mother, who was presumed killed in a car accident 15 years ago. Nick Pratt, a mechanic who fears he killed his partner, flees, fearing the police are seeking him. By chance, the two meet, and taking
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's Women I Love - Beautiful but Funny (1982)
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
Elvis Remembered: Nashville to Hollywood (1980)
A salute to Elvis Presley by film and record industry colleagues.
Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope's All-Star Look at TV's Prime Time Wars (1980)
A comedy program that satirizes the forthcoming 1980-81 television season.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

In Cold Blood (1996) as Thelma/Hotel Keeper
Miniseries adaptation of Truman Capote's 1965 nonfiction book, "In Cold Blood," about the vicious murder of a central Kansas family. Chronicles the events leading up to the slayings, the state police investigation and subsequent cross-country pursuit of the killers.
French Atlantic Affair, The (1979) as Louise Crawford
There's terror on the high seas when cult leader Telly Savalas and his fanatic followers, among whom is devoted Shelley Winters, seize a luxury liner commanded by Louis Jourdan and hold a stellar roster of film and TV luminaries for a ransom of $70 million in gold. Chad Everett is a successful novel

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