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Connie Sellecca Net Worth, Measurements, Birthday, Height, weight, Age, Family Facts & Life Story

The famous actress Connie Sellecca was born on May 25, 1950, in the Bronx, New York City, USA, to Italian immigrants. She had been raised in Italy and earned a degree in acting from college. Her early acting career was centered on Broadway, where she appeared in such plays as “Me, Myself and Irene” and “My Fair Lady.” After several years on Broadway, she moved into Hollywood, where she appeared in such films as “Sweeney Todd” and “Get Smart.” She also had a supporting role in the television drama “E.T.” Following her Broadway appearances, she appeared in such movies as “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Laguna Beach.”

Connie Sellecca became a well-known face on television, playing the title character in such popular shows as “ER,” “The Firm,” “Raising Helen” and “Fringe.” Her best-known role was in the 1980s series “MacGyver” for which she received an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Drama. This award marked the first time that a woman had been nominated for an Academy Award for her role as a featured character in a TV show. Since then, Connie Sellecca has been nominated for Emmys for her roles in both “MacGyver” and “Heroes.” Her acting work in television has also led to her becoming one of the most recognized faces on the internet. Her acting career is notably varied, including guest spots on numerous shows, ranging from “That 70s Show” to “Seinfeld.”

Websites have been created in order to help people learn more about this very famous and accomplished actress. According to these sites, Connie Sellecca’s Wikipedia page has been listed at number 47. It is interesting to note that according to the wiki, Sellecca’s page has been listed at number forty-seven. Her Wikipedia page mentions the following information regarding her prolific career: She is an American screenwriter, producer, and actress. She is best known for her starring role as Clarisse Stamworth in the movie “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Connie Sellecca Personal Information

  • Date Of Birth: 25 May 1955
  • Age: 65 Years Old
  • Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, USA
  • Birth Name: Concetta Sellecchia
  • Nickname: Connie Sellecca
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Occupation: Actress, Spokesperson, Activist, Former model
  • Nationality: American
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Born-again Christian
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown

Connie Sellecca Body Statistics

  • Weight in Pounds: 130 lbs
  • Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
  • Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
  • Height in Meters: 1.75 m
  • Body Measurements: Unknown
  • Breast Size: Unknown
  • Waist Size: Unknown
  • Hips Size: Unknown
  • Bra Size/Cup Size: Unknown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
  • Dress Size: 6 (US)

Connie Sellecca Family Details

  • Father: Primo Sellecchia
  • Mother: Ann Sellecchia
  • Spouse: John Tesh (m. 1992), Gil Gerard (m. 1979–1987)
  • Children: Gib Gerard (Son), Prima Tesh (Brother)
  • Siblings: Vincent Sellecchia (Brother), Rosann Mack (Sister)

Connie Sellecca Education

  • High School: Pomona Junior High School, Ramapo High School
  • College: Boston College (Dropped out)

Connie Sellecca Facts

  • She is of Italian heritage.
  • She is a former lingerie and fashion model.
  • She worked as a fashion model before making her acting debut in the 1978 film The Bermuda Depths.

According to the wiki, Sellecca grew up in New York City. As a child, her mother, Annabel Sellecca (niece of Italian parents), would often send her to Italian restaurants in order to eat meals with such notable personalities as Mario Puzo, Frank Sinatra, and writer Armand Carroucci. Later on, Sellecca would also move to Los Angeles, where she would be involved in creating some of the music and films of her time. Among the works that may have influenced her include: “My Fair Lady,” “Guess Who’s Here,” “A Christmas Story,” “The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish,” “A Christmas Story,” “Eggman of Mars,” “The Naked Face,” “My Fair Lady,” “All I Really Need,” “The Perfect Score,” “Singing for Snatch” and “Guess Who’s Here.” In addition, she also worked as a secretary and receptionist in various film and television studios.

Connie Sellecca resides in a home that was built by her great-grandfather, Wilbur Peeler, on a piece of land in New York City. Her family also has a cottage on a piece of land in Encinitas, California. A famous former classmate of Sellecca’s attended the University of San Francisco – specifically, the School of Engineering – with her mother. Her other former classmates have included actors George Clooney and Ben Kingsley, as well as motivational speakers Bob Proctor and Jerry Seinfeld. Her most notable film roles include: “Get Smart,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “The Bodyguard,” “The Perfect Score,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “My Fair Lady,” “Irene”, “Dumb and Dumber,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “Million Dollar Baby,” and “Election.”

Connie Sellecca is one of those rare celebrities who has managed to maintain a consistent and strong public following. Her varied personal interests and pursuits, such as art, music, golf, movies, and sailing, have provided many interesting facets for fans and viewers to dissect over the years. Her appearance in the Hollywood blockbuster “Irene” is only one example of the unique career arc, she has enjoyed. Her eclectic personality and varied interests are also what have made her a star over the last few decades. Her numerous box office hits, such as “Dumb and Dumber,” “The Perfect Score,” and “Catch Me If You Can,” have provided many Americans with another familiar image of an American female movie star – and this image continues to influence popular culture and our political dialogue today. Her role in “Irene” helped catapult Connie Sellecca into Hollywood, where she has since been recognized as one of the most prolific and talented female actresses in film history.

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