Biography - A Short Wiki
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Stockard is an American actress who has been in an acting career for more than thirty years. She is best known for playing Betty Rizzo’s character in the 1978 film Grease. In television, she is best known for her role in the TV political drama The West Wing, where she played the first lady role.
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Her acting career started in 1969 with the off-broadway group before making her Broadway debut in 1971. Her television debut came when she got the role of the mad painter in children’s educational series Sesame Street. In 1973, she got her first starring role in a television movie in the movie The Girl Most like to which was highly rated.
Family and Personal Life
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Channing has tried marriage four times, with all her marriages ending in divorce after a short time. She married her first husband, Walter Channing, in 1963 when she was only 19 years of age. The marriage only lasted for four years after the two divorced in 1967. She met Paul Schmidt, who she later got married to in 1970. Just like her first marriage, she divorced Paul in 1976. Her third marriage was to David Debin in 1976, who is Writer and producer.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Walter Channing (m. 1963, div 1967) Paul Schmidt (m. 1970, div. 1976) David Debin (m.1976, div.1980) David Rawle (m. 1980, div. 1988)|
|Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)||Yes (Daniel Gillham)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Susan Williams Antonia Stockard|
|Age (as of today)||79 years|
|Date of Birth||February 13, 1944|
|Place of Birth||Manhattan, New York, USA|
|Height||1.6 m, 5 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||58 kg, 128 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$20 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Stockard Channing's height is not very tall measuring 1.6 m. Stockard Channing weighs 58 kg. Being born on February 13, 1944, translates to an age of 79 years as of todays date (May 28, 2023).
It’s funny, I had dinner with my dear friend John Spencer last night and I’m not in the first episode, but he’s at the beginning of it and he was telling me about it and I thought this sounds very hot because I think this is definitely the last year of West Wing.Stockard Channing
I want to go working with good people on something that’s good, because otherwise it’s a big waste of time. I don’t have that much time.Stockard Channing
I couldn’t do it at all. I was never really good at it, but I can’t imagine what it can be like as a fortunate person not having to deal with it. I mean, people of all ages, not just my age, 25, 35, all the way down the line.Stockard Channing
Acting is such a bizarre way of life. Unless you’re really passionate about it, you should give it up. Don’t beat yourself up.Stockard Channing
Casting can be heartbreaking. Dealing with the disappointment is the hardest part.Stockard Channing