Co-creator of the "Sellecca Solution" skin care products.
Prior to her second marriage to John Tesh, they had a traditional courtship, no sex or living together until their wedding night and dated seriously for 2 years.
Former lingerie and fashion model.
When she first met her future husband John Tesh, he had never watched her TV series "Hotel" (1983), but he had seen every single episode of "The Greatest American Hero" (1981).
She has two children: son, Gib, with ex-husband, Gil Gerard of "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century" (1979) fame; and daughter, Prima, with husband John Tesh, composer and former co-host of "Entertainment Tonight" (1981). Prima, who was born in 1994, was named for Connie's late father, Primo Sellecchia.
Is a spokesperson for MADD's Project Red Ribbon campaign against drunk driving.
According to a TV Guide article published during her role on "The Greatest American Hero" (1981), she was fond of playing bizarre practical jokes, usually involving faking her own suicide or death. Reportedly, then-husband Gil Gerard, got so used to coming home and finding her lying in a pool of fake blood, he developed a critiquing system for her.
Auditioned for the titular lead in Galaxina (1980) and was seriously considered by the filmmakers as an ideal choice to portray the role. 1979 "Playboy" Playmate of the Year Dorothy Stratten ultimately got the part in the long run.
Best remembered by the public for her role as Christine Francis on "Hotel" (1983).
Friend of Teri Garr.
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