Aug. 16th, 1953
Kathie Lee Gifford's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2003 - The Corporation
1999 - Dudley Do-Right
1996 - The First Wives Club
Guest TV Roles
Kathie Lee Gifford
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Kathie Lee Gifford is an actress, known for Today, Kathie Lee's Rock n' Tots Cafe: A Christmas 'Giff' and Kathie Lee Gifford... Looking for Christmas.
- Has homes in Greenwich, CT; Key Largo, FL; Nantucket, MA; and a ski condo in Colorado.
- Named Maryland Junior Miss at age 17.
- Tried out for the part of Tiffany Welles on _"Charlie's Angels" (1976)_ (qv) and was told she wasn't pretty enough. 'Shelley Hack' (qv) got the part and was later replaced because she wasn't a good enough actress.
- Named her dog, Regis, after her famous former co-star, 'Regis Philbin' (qv).
- Born at 11:30pm-CET
- Mrs. Gifford's dog Chardonnay, a white poodle given to her by husband Frank in 1988, was found dead from a coyote attack on January 28, 2003.
- Mrs. Gifford's father, Aaron Leon Epstein, died on November 19, 2002. He had been terminally ill for the past few years, and his illness was one of the reasons Mrs. Gifford decided to leave _"Live with Regis and Kathie Lee" (1989)_ (qv) in 2000, after more than a decade as host.
- (March 2000) Threatened to sue the National Enquirer for articles printed about her children.
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