Oct. 8th, 1956
New York City, New York, USA
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Stephanie Zimbalist was born in New York City, the daughter of Loranda Stephanie (née Spalding, 1933–2007) and actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (1918–2014). The family soon moved to Los Angeles, where Stephanie grew up. She attended the Juilliard School before commencing her acting career.
- Starred on TV alongside two future big-screen James Bonds: 'Timothy Dalton' (qv) in "Centennial" and 'Pierce Brosnan' (qv) in _"Remington Steele" (1982)_ (qv).
- Studied music and acting at Juilliard.
- Turned 21 while working on location at the Hop Kiln Winery in Sonoma on _The Magic of Lassie (1978)_ (qv) with Jimmy Stewart - couldn't get carded for a pitcher of beer that night. In an interview for Video Review years later, Stewart said she was his favorite actress today.
- Studied classical singing for six years with Natalie Bodanya of the Met, who studied with Marcella Sembrich, who also coached her grandmother Alma Gluck. Alma Gluck was the first singer to sell a million records. Alma Gluck had three sets of teeth. When Alma Gluck's dog So-So ran away, it made the front page of the New York Times.
- Has a half-brother, Efrem Zimbalist III, and a sister, Nancy.
- Met Kevin Conroy at Julliard. The two would later go on to work on Batman: The Animated Series, alongside her father, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
- Co-starred alongside father 'Efrem Zimbalist Jr.' (qv) in _The Best Place to Be (1979) (TV)_ (qv), also starring the late 'Donna Reed' (qv).
- (February 2001) Won the Robby Award for Best Actress in a Drama for her role as Lizzy Curry in "The Rainmaker." The awards, which were presented at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are given every year to honor distinguished achievement in theater.
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