Everyone Loves: Stella Stevens

Stella Stevens – born Estelle Caro Eggleston in 1938 in Yazoo City Mississippi, raised in Hot Coffee Miss.
A beautiful blond in the Tuesday Weld, Kim Novak, Barbra Eden mold, Stella made a name for herself, mostly as the wide eyed ingenue character. Never really breaking huge she has however managed to have a busy and varied career into the 2000’s. If you recognize her at all it’s probably from her role as Miss Purdy  in that boob, Jerry Lewis’ The Nutty Professor. She would star in a number of pictures and TV shows throughout the years, General Hospital, Sam Pekinpah’s The Ballad of Cable Houge, an Elvis movie, one of Dean Martin’s Matt Helm pictures and the 1972 version of The Posiedon Adventure, among many others. The late 70’s -2000’s as seen Stella appearing in various TV shows, from Newhart to Night Court to Magnum PI and on and on. She continues to act occasionally to this day and lives in Beverly Hills.

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The Nutty Professor - Stella and an idiot

The Nutty Professor – Stella and an idiot

The Nutty Professor

The Nutty Professor

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With Dean Martin in How to Save Your Marriage and Ruin Your Life

With Dean Martin in How to Save Your Marriage and Ruin Your Life

With Elvis in Girls, Girls, Girls - 1962

With Elvis in Girls, Girls, Girls – 1962

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In Playboy

In Playboy

Stella today. Lookin good at 77

Stella today. Lookin good at 77

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on October 6, 2013, in Everyone Loves... and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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