About Stella Stevens Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Estelle Egglestone, famously known as Stella Stevens, was born on October 1, 1936 in Mississippi. In the early age of 15, she was married to Herman Stephens with whom she has a child named Andrew Stevens. Two years later, she was found divorced to Stephens.
Her career all began when she was seen modeling at Memphis, Tennessee by an agent of Twentieth Century Fox and recognized her potential in show business.
She gained attention when she played the role of Apassionata Von Climax in the 1959 film Lil Abner. Stevens’ brilliance in acting was recognized when she won the Golden Globe Award as “Most Promising Newcomer Female” in the 1960 film Say One For Me, in which she had a chance to work with Angie Dickinson, Tuesday Weld and Janet Munro.
Stevens was then featured as January’s Playboy Playmate in 1960. Her voluptuous body further reigned when she posed in three issues of Playboy Magazine from 1965 to 1968.
She also came to work with Bobby Darin with the Darin Bobby 8x4 12 inch postcard in the 1961 film Too Late Blues followed by the movie Girls! Girls! Girls!. She both appeared in the 1963 films, the Courtship of Eddie’s Father and The Nutty Professor.
Stevens and Jason Robards were both starred in the 1970 film The Ballad of Cable Hogue, which as directed by Sam Peckinpah. Two years later, he portrayed the character of Linda Rogo in the film The Poseidon Adventure.
Behind her acting career, she also produced the 1980 documentary film The American Heroine and directed The Ranch in 1989.