Venetia Stevenson Biography

Updated On Jun 12, 2019 Published On Jun 12, 2019
Facts of Venetia Stevenson
Date of Birth: 1938 , March-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Venetia Stevenson
Birth Name Venetia Stevenson
Father Robert Stevenson
Mother Anna Lee
Nationality English-American
Birth Place/City London, United Kingdom
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 55
Affair with Audie Murphy
Married to Russ Tamblyn, Don Everly
Children 3
Divorce Russ Tamblyn, Don Everly
Sisters 1
Siblings 5
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Venetia Stevenson is an English-American film and television actress best known for starring in 1950s movies and television shows such as Cavalcade of America and Playhouse 90.

Early Life & Family

Venetia Stevenson was born on March 10, 1938, in London, United Kingdom, to parents Robert Stevenson and Anna Lee.

Her father was a director and writer while her mother was an actress. She has five siblings, four brothers Jeffrey ByronHugh Howard StevensonSteve StaffordJohn Stafford Anna Lee, and a sister Caroline Stevenson.

Her parents got a divorce in 1944 and after the split, Venetia stayed with her dad and stepmom and her half brother, Jeffrey Byron.

Regarding her nationality, she is of English-American and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. As for her education, she studied at exclusive Californian private schools.

Career

Venetia Stevenson made her theatrical debut with her mom in Liliom, a play of the Sombrero Theater, in Phoenix, Arizona, in April 1955.

She made her television debut with the 1954 television series, Cavalcade of America, and later in 1957, she played the role of Amy Spettigue in Playhouse 90. alongside Jackie Coogan, Tom Tryon, and Jeanette MacDonald.

Venetia has appeared in a total of 22 movies and tv shows throughout her acting career. She had last appeared as Sgt. Judy Fraser in the 1961 comedy film, The Sergeant Was a Lady.

In addition to being an actress, Venetia also worked as a model and has appeared on the cover of numerous magazines.

Personal Life

Venetia Stevenson is a twice married and twice divorced woman. She was first married an MGM actor-dancer, Russ Tamblyn, on Valentine's Day, 1956.

She was 17 years old when she exchanged vows with her first husband Russ in the Wayfarers Chapel in Palos Verdes but they got a divorce just one year later in April 1957. Despite the split, the two remained friends.

Later in 1962, the actress married her second husband Don Everly and retired from acting. The pair got a divorce in 1970. The former couple had a son, Edan Everly, and two daughters, Stacy Everly and Erin Everly.

She also had a one-year long affair with her Seven Ways from Sundown co-star actor Audie Murphy in 1960.

Net Worth

Being a legendary actress and model, Venetia Stevenson has earned a lot of money from the film and television industry.

The exact figure of her net worth in unknown but looking at her successful career, it's certainly in six dight number. The average annual salary of an American actor in the 1950s was around $3,300.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Body Measurement : N/A

Height : 5 Feet 3 Inches

Weight : 55 KG

Age : 81 Years Old

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Born in London, United Kingdom

1938

Venetia Stevenson was born on March 10, 1938, in London, United Kingdom, to parents Robert Stevenson and Anna Lee.

Made Theatrical Debut With Liliom

1955

Venetia Stevenson made her theatrical debut along with her mother in a play Liliom in Phoenix, Arizona, in April 1955.

Appeared in Cavalcade of America

1954

Venetia Stevenson first television appearance was the 1954 television series, Cavalcade of America. She later played the role of Amy Spettigue in Playhouse 90 in 1957.

Married to Russ Tamblyn

February 14 , 1956

Venetia Stevenson first married an MGM actor-dancer, Russ Tamblyn, on February 14, 1956. But they got a divorce one year later.

Married to Don Everly

1962

Venetia Stevenson married her second husband Don Everly in 1962 but after eight years of marriage in 1970, they got a divorce.