Fast Facts

  • Began her acting career at 15 in a stage production of West Side Story, but was replaced when her age was discovered.
  • Made her film debut in the 1961 comedy Tammy Tell Me True, under the name Taffy Paul.
  • Took bullfighting lessons in Mexico in the early '60s.
  • Helped establish the William Holden Wildlife Foundation in Africa, and has served as its president since Holden's death in 1981.
  • Reunited with her Hart to Hart co-star Robert Wagner in the early '90s for London and U.S. stage productions of A.R. Gurney's Love Letters.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1992.
  • Has starred in a workout video and an instructional video on horseback riding.
  • Released her debut CD, On the Same Page, in 2003.
  • Works on species-survival programs at zoos in Atlanta and Cincinnati, among others.
  • Speaks French, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Spanish and Swahili.

Awards

  • 1981, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1982, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1984, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1980, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program: Winner
  • 1980, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Patrick de la Chesnais — Ex-husband
  • William Holden — Ex-significant Other
  • Gary Lockwood — Ex-husband

Details

  • Birth Name: Stephania Zofia Federkiewicz
  • Birth Place: Hollywood, CA
  • Birthday: November 2, 1942, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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