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.
- Her aunt, 'Marcia Davenport' (qv), was the best-selling author of "Valley of Decision" and "East Side, West Side," both of which were made into films. She also wrote the definitive biography of 'Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart' (qv), which has never been out of print.
- Met Kevin Conroy at Julliard. The two would later go on to work on Batman: The Animated Series, alongside her father, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
- Was born on the same day New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen tossed the only perfect game in World Series history, against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium.
- Has a half-brother, Efrem Zimbalist III, and a sister, Nancy.
- (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.
- Co-starred alongside father 'Efrem Zimbalist Jr.' (qv) in _The Best Place to Be (1979) (TV)_ (qv), also starring the late 'Donna Reed' (qv).
- Was originally cast as Anne Lewis in RoboCop, but had to give up part to Nancy Allen when called back to resume filming episodes of _"Remington Steele" (1982)_ (qv).
- Starred on TV alongside two future big-screen James Bonds: 'Timothy Dalton' (qv) in "Centennial" and 'Pierce Brosnan' (qv) in _"Remington Steele" (1982)_ (qv).
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