Leeza Gibbons

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Leeza Kim Gibbons
  • Birth Place: Hartsville, SC
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/26/1957, Aries
  • Profession: TV host; reporter; actor; producer
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Leeza Gibbons Fast Facts:
  • Broke into broadcasting as an anchor for the National Public Radio Affiliate WLTR in Columbia, SC, which was followed by a stint anchoring and reporting for WSPA-TV in Spartanburg.
  • Played Jesse Perkins in the 1987 sci-fi smash RoboCop, a role she reprised in the 1990 sequel.
  • Was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 7, 1998.
  • As a tribute to her mother and grandmother, founded the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, an organization for Alzheimer's sufferers and their caregivers, in 2002.
  • Released the how-to book Scrapbooking Traditions in 2005.
  • Was paired with professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani for the fourth season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars.
  • Leeza Gibbons Relationships:
  • Carlos Gibbons Jr. - Brother
  • Christopher Quinten - Ex-husband
  • Carlos Gibbons - Father
  • Camille - Sister
  • Nathan Daniel Meadows - Son
  • Steven Fenton - Husband
  • John Hicks - Ex-husband
  • Troy Stephen Meadows - Son
  • Jordan Alexandra - Daughter
  • Jean Gibbons - Mother
  • Stephen Meadows - Ex-husband
  • College:
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (1978, BA in Journalism, Magna Cum Laude)

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