Stockard Channing

Stockard Channing

Gender: Female
Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1944-02-13 (78 years old)

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Biography

Stockard Channing (born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard; February 13, 1944) is an American actress. She is known for playing Betty Rizzo in the film Grease (1978) and First Lady Abbey Bartlet in the NBC television series The West Wing (1999–2006). She is also known for originating the role of Ouisa Kittredge in the stage and film versions of Six Degrees of Separation; the 1993 film version earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She was also one of two comic foils of The Number Painter on Sesame Street.Channing won the 1985 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for the Broadway revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, and won Emmy Awards for The West Wing and The Matthew Shepard Story, both in 2002. She won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2004 for her role in Jack. Her film appearances include The Fortune (1975), The Big Bus (1976), The Cheap Detective (1978), Heartburn (1986), To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995), Up Close & Personal (1996), Practical Magic (1998), and Woody Allen's Anything Else (2003). She also played the recurring role of Veronica Loy on the CBS drama The Good Wife (2012–16).

Personal Life

Channing has been married and divorced four times; she has no children. She married Walter Channing Jr. in 1963 and kept the amalgamated name "Stockard Channing" after they divorced in 1967. Her second husband was Paul Schmidt, a professor of Slavic languages (1970–76), and her third was writer-producer David Debin (1976–80). Her fourth husband was businessman David Rawle (1980–88). Channing was in a long term relationship with cinematographer Daniel Gillham from 1990 until his death in 2014. They met on the set of A Time of Destiny. As of 2019, Channing is believed to be residing in the UK.

Early Life

Channing was born in Manhattan, and she grew up on the Upper East Side. She was the daughter of Mary Alice (née English), who came from a large Brooklyn Irish Catholic family, and Lester Napier Stockard (died 1960), who was in the shipping business. Her elder sister is Lesly Stockard Smith, former mayor of Palm Beach, Florida.Channing is an alumna of the Madeira School in McLean, Virginia, a boarding school for girls, which she attended after starting at the Chapin School in New York City. She studied history and literature at Radcliffe College of Harvard University in Massachusetts and graduated summa cum laude in 1965. She received her acting training at HB Studio in New York City.

Filmography

All 99

Movies 77

TV shows 22

Narrator 9

Self 6

Voice 2

Penn Parker
Death to 2021 (2021)

Death to 2021 (2021)

Movie
4
Betty Rizzo
The Grease Story (2017)

The Grease Story (2017)

Movie
Jill
The Guest Book (2017)

The Guest Book (2017)

TV show
Self
The Fabulous Allan Carr (2017)

The Fabulous Allan Carr (2017)

Movie
Narrator
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (2014)

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America (2014)

Movie
Virginia
Pulling Strings (2013)

Pulling Strings (2013)

Movie
Detective Sergeant Mira Barkley
17th Precinct (2011)

17th Precinct (2011)

Movie
Vivian Claremont
Sundays at Tiffany's (2010)

Sundays at Tiffany's (2010)

Movie
Pamela
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)

Multiple Sarcasms (2010)

Movie
The Cleveland Show (2009)

The Cleveland Show (2009)

TV show
6.31
Sheila
Sparkle (2007)

Sparkle (2007)

Movie
Dr. Lydia Barnes
Out of Practice (2005)

Out of Practice (2005)

TV show
Olive Cowie
3 Needles (2005)

3 Needles (2005)

Movie
Narrator
Meerkat Manor (2005)

Meerkat Manor (2005)

TV show
Dolly
Must Love Dogs (2005)

Must Love Dogs (2005)

Movie
7
Penelope
Red Mercury (2005)

Red Mercury (2005)

Movie
Narrator
The Kennedy Mystique: Creating Camelot (2004)

The Kennedy Mystique: Creating Camelot (2004)

Movie
Anne
Jack (2004)

Jack (2004)

Movie
Narrator
Home of the Brave (2004)

Home of the Brave (2004)

Movie
Herself
Abby Singer (2003)

Abby Singer (2003)

Movie
Lily Kilworth
The Piano Man's Daughter (2003)

The Piano Man's Daughter (2003)

Movie
Paula Chase
Anything Else (2003)

Anything Else (2003)

Movie
10
Margeeve Walker
Le Divorce (2003)

Le Divorce (2003)

Movie
Klara Hitler
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)

Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)

TV show
6
Mrs. Melrose Ape
Bright Young Things (2003)

Bright Young Things (2003)

Movie
Julia
Behind the Red Door (2003)

Behind the Red Door (2003)

Movie
Narrator / Self - Narration
Unsolved History (2002)

Unsolved History (2002)

TV show
Deborah Connors
Life or Something Like It (2002)

Life or Something Like It (2002)

Movie
9
Judy Shepard
The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)

The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)

Movie
Margarethe Fisher Van Den Meer
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (2002)

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (2002)

Movie
Narrator (U.S.A Version)
Walking with Beasts (2001)

Walking with Beasts (2001)

TV show
6.25
Julie Styron
The Business of Strangers (2001)

The Business of Strangers (2001)

Movie
Narrator
Out of the Closet, Off the Screen: The Life of William Haines (2001)

Out of the Closet, Off the Screen: The Life of William Haines (2001)

Movie
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)

When Billie Beat Bobby (2001)

Movie
Dr. Beth Noonan
A Girl Thing (2001)

A Girl Thing (2001)

Movie
Janice
The Truth About Jane (2000)

The Truth About Jane (2000)

Movie
Sister Husband
Where the Heart Is (2000)

Where the Heart Is (2000)

Movie
6
Florence Maybelle
Isn't She Great (2000)

Isn't She Great (2000)

Movie
Dr. Grover
Other Voices (2000)

Other Voices (2000)

Movie
Chandra Chase
The Venice Project (1999)

The Venice Project (1999)

Movie
Where Are They Now? (1999)

Where Are They Now? (1999)

TV show
Barbara Gordon
Batman Beyond (1999)

Batman Beyond (1999)

TV show
6.55
Aunt Frances
Practical Magic (1998)

Practical Magic (1998)

Movie
1
Rachel
The Baby Dance (1998)

The Baby Dance (1998)

Movie
Barbara Whitney
An Unexpected Life (1998)

An Unexpected Life (1998)

Movie
Lt. Verna Hollander
Twilight (1998)

Twilight (1998)

Movie
6
Self
The View (1997)

The View (1997)

TV show
6
Narrator
Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant Garde (1997)

Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant Garde (1997)

Movie
Barbara Whitney
An Unexpected Family (1996)

An Unexpected Family (1996)

Movie
Cynthia Swann Griffin
The First Wives Club (1996)

The First Wives Club (1996)

Movie
6.55
Mrs. Allworthy
Moll Flanders (1996)

Moll Flanders (1996)

Movie
Corella
Lily Dale (1996)

Lily Dale (1996)

Movie
Pen
Edie & Pen (1996)

Edie & Pen (1996)

Movie
Marcia McGrath
Up Close & Personal (1996)

Up Close & Personal (1996)

Movie
6
Miss Adelaide
Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995)

Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995)

Movie
Carol Ann
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)

Movie
9
Ruby McNutt
Smoke (1995)

Smoke (1995)

Movie
Narrator
Clay Classics: Michael the Visitor (1995)

Clay Classics: Michael the Visitor (1995)

Movie
Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

TV show
Bea
David's Mother (1994)

David's Mother (1994)

Movie
Ouisa
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Movie
Iris Morden
Married to It (1993)

Married to It (1993)

Movie
Clara Harris (voice)
Lincoln (1992)

Lincoln (1992)

Movie
Beverly
Bitter Moon (1992)

Bitter Moon (1992)

Movie
6
Jane Applegate
Meet the Applegates (1990)

Meet the Applegates (1990)

Movie
Liz Sapperstein
Perfect Witness (1989)

Perfect Witness (1989)

Movie
Nancy Trainer
Staying Together (1989)

Staying Together (1989)

Movie
Marion
Tidy Endings (1988)

Tidy Endings (1988)

Movie
Margaret
A Time of Destiny (1988)

A Time of Destiny (1988)

Movie
Susan Reinert
Echoes In The Darkness (1987)

Echoes In The Darkness (1987)

Movie
Susan Reinert
Echoes in the Darkness (1987)

Echoes in the Darkness (1987)

TV show
Hilda Bundt
Trying Times (1987)

Trying Times (1987)

TV show
Leah Lazenby
The Room Upstairs (1987)

The Room Upstairs (1987)

Movie
Nancy
The Men's Club (1986)

The Men's Club (1986)

Movie
6
Julie Siegel
Heartburn (1986)

Heartburn (1986)

Movie
4
Helen Bower
Not My Kid (1985)

Not My Kid (1985)

Movie
Jocelyn Norris
Without a Trace (1983)

Without a Trace (1983)

Movie
Nature (1982)

Nature (1982)

TV show
J.J. Dalton
Safari 3000 (1982)

Safari 3000 (1982)

Movie
Susan Goodenow
The Stockard Channing Show (1980)

The Stockard Channing Show (1980)

TV show
Mona Mondieu
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)

The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)

Movie
Susan Hughes
Stockard Channing: In Just Friends (1979)

Stockard Channing: In Just Friends (1979)

TV show
Kitty O'Neil
Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story (1979)

Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story (1979)

Movie
Rizzo
Grease (1978)

Grease (1978)

Movie
7.22
Bess
The Cheap Detective (1978)

The Cheap Detective (1978)

Movie
A Different Approach (1978)

A Different Approach (1978)

Movie
Lucan (1977)

Lucan (1977)

TV show
Kitty Baxter
The Big Bus (1976)

The Big Bus (1976)

Movie
3.38
Vurrla Kowsky
Sweet Revenge (1976)

Sweet Revenge (1976)

Movie
Freddie Bigard
The Fortune (1975)

The Fortune (1975)

Movie
Self
The Lion Roars Again (1975)

The Lion Roars Again (1975)

Movie
Narrator / Bible Reader
NOVA (1974)

NOVA (1974)

TV show
6
Miriam Knight
The Girl Most Likely to... (1973)

The Girl Most Likely to... (1973)

Movie
Judy Stanley (uncredited)
Up the Sandbox (1972)

Up the Sandbox (1972)

Movie
E.R. Nurse (uncredited)
The Hospital (1971)

The Hospital (1971)

Movie
Mad Painter's Victim
Sesame Street (1969)

Sesame Street (1969)

TV show
5.87
Medical Center (1969)

Medical Center (1969)

TV show
6.17
Self
The Oscars (1953)

The Oscars (1953)

TV show
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

TV show
8.33
Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1944-02-13 (78 years old)

Birth name
Susan Antonia Williams Stockard

Place of birth
New York City, United States of America

Relationships
David Debin (1976-12-20 - 1980-01-01), Paul Schmidt (1970-01-01 - 1976-09-03), Walter Channing (1963-01-01 - 1967-01-01)

Citizenships
United States of America

Residences
New York City, United States of America

Also known as
Стокард Ченнинг

Awards
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie, Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, Lucy Award, GLAAD Golden Gate Award

Ron Silver
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Lee Rose
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Lee Rose worked together with Stockard Channing in:
5 Movies
Sam Waterston
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Sam Waterston worked together with Stockard Channing in:
5 Movies
Eric Van Haren Noman
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Eric Van Haren Noman worked together with Stockard Channing in:
4 Movies
Stephen Collins
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Stephen Collins worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
1 TV shows
Ken Pogue
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Ken Pogue worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Patricia Birch
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Patricia Birch worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Noah Fleiss
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Noah Fleiss worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Sarah Jessica Parker
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Sarah Jessica Parker worked together with Stockard Channing in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Caroline Aaron
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Caroline Aaron worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Cindy Pickett
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Cindy Pickett worked together with Stockard Channing in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Goldie Hawn
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Goldie Hawn worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Treat Williams
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Treat Williams worked together with Stockard Channing in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
James Naughton
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James Naughton worked together with Stockard Channing in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
Olivia Newton-John
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Olivia Newton-John worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Philip Bosco
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Philip Bosco worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Jenny O'Hara
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Jenny O'Hara worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
RuPaul
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RuPaul worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Wendy Crewson
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Wendy Crewson worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Dinah Manoff
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Dinah Manoff worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Gary Cole
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Gary Cole worked together with Stockard Channing in:
1 Movie
2 TV show
Chris Sarandon
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Chris Sarandon worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Paul Benedict
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Paul Benedict worked together with Stockard Channing in:
2 Movies
1 TV shows
John Travolta
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John Travolta worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Patrick Swayze
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Patrick Swayze worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Sid Caesar
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Sid Caesar worked together with Stockard Channing in:
3 Movies
Stacy Keach
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Stacy Keach worked together with Stockard Channing in:
1 Movie
2 TV show
Liev Schreiber
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Liev Schreiber worked together with Stockard Channing in:
1 Movie
2 TV show
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