Connie Sellecca (born Concetta Sellecchia on May 25, 1955 in Bronx, New York, USA) is an American actress and former model of Italian descent, who is primarily known for her roles on soap operas, movies and television. Sellecca is best known for her roles as William Katt`s girlfriend & lawyer partner Pam Davidson, alongside Robert Culp, on the television series, The Greatest American Hero, and as James Brolin`s promotions manager and later girlfriend, Christine Francis, in the 1980s serial, Hotel. Her most recent movie is the 2007 film The Wild Stallion.
She moved to the Rockland County, New York village of Pomona at the age of 12. She attended Pomona Junior High School and Ramapo High School in Spring Valley, where she first became interested in the performing arts. Though she would later attend Boston College, she withdrew before graduating to pursue a career in acting.
Sellecca made a name for herself as a fashion model, after she starred as "Pam Davidson" on The Greatest American Hero. After Hero ended, she was released from her contract in time to audition for the part of "Christine Francis" on the television drama Hotel, opposite James Brolin. She played this role from 1983 to 1988. Sellecca had a wonderful chemistry with Brolin, throughout the entire show`s run, and even became a best friend to him, on- and off-set. Today, she`s good friends with Brolin.
Sellecca has one sister, Rosann Mack. Their parents are Ann and the late Primo Sellecchia.
Gil Gerard was married to Sellecca (1979''1987). Their son, Gilbert "Gib" Vincent Gerard, was born in 1981.
She has been married to infotainer/pianist John Tesh, since April 4, 1992. They have a daughter, Prima Sellecchia Tesh, born on June 2, 1994. She is named after Sellecca`s late father. Like Tesh, Sellecca is a born-again Christian.
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Actress, Model, Writer, Producer
Claim to Fame
The Greatest American Hero
Agency for the Performing Arts L.A.
Connie Selleca; c/o William Morris Agency
(1991) TV commercial for Pantene Pro-V Shampoo.
(1989) Print ads for Revlon's Flex Fortifyl Complex hair treatment and conditioner.
(1999) Co-creator of the "Sellecca Solution" skin care products.
(1978) Commercial for Cachet perfume.
(1977) Commercial for Avon Jewelry.
Is a spokesperson for MADD's Project Red Ribbon campaign against drunk driving
(2006) Host of an infomercial for her "Sellecca Solution". Also appearing are John Tesh and Teri Garr.
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