Connie Sellecca

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Concetta Sellecchia
  • Birth Place: Bronx, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/25/1955, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; spokesperson
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Connie Sellecca Fast Facts:
  • With her first screen test in 1978, she won her first starring role, in the ABC movie The Bermuda Depths.
  • Career breakthrough came in the '80s, when she landed star-making roles on two popular series: sci-fi actioner The Greatest American Hero and prime-time soap Hotel.
  • Inked a six-year deal with Montgomery Ward in 1991 to develop her own line of clothing, jewelry and intimate apparel.
  • Returned to series TV in 1993 with the prime-time sudser Second Chances; however, the show was canceled after sets were destroyed in the 1994 San Fernando Valley earthquake.
  • Served as spokesperson for the Mothers Against Drunk Driving "Tie One on for Safety"/Red Ribbon Holiday Campaign for 11 years.
  • Along with husband John Tesh, cofounded the Sellecca/Tesh Foundation for the Forgotten Generation, which focuses on the needs of the elderly, in 1997.
  • Cocreator of the Sellecca Solution line of skin care products.
  • Connie Sellecca Relationships:
  • John Tesh - Husband
  • Rosann Mack - Sister
  • Primo Sellecchia - Father
  • Prima Sellecchia Tesh - Daughter
  • Gilbert Vincent Gerard - Son
  • Gil Gerard - Ex-husband
  • Ann Sellecchia - Mother
  • Connie Sellecca Awards:
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

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