Aug. 16th, 1953
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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.
- She was born the same year as 'Frank Gifford' (qv)'s oldest son, Jeff.
- Has two children: 'Cody Gifford' (qv) (b.1990) and 'Cassidy Gifford' (qv) (b.1993).
- 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.
- 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.
- (March 2000) Threatened to sue the National Enquirer for articles printed about her children.
- Named her dog, Regis, after her famous former co-star, 'Regis Philbin' (qv).
- Worked for a time as 'Anita Bryant' (qv)'s assistant.
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