Stockard Channing Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Deaf, Movies, TV Shows

Stockard Channing the actress

Stockard Channing Biography

Stockard Channing is an Award-winning actress from the United States who is known for her roles in the film Grease in 1978, in the NBC television series The West Wing, and in the stage and film versions of Six Degrees of Separation, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and the Academy Award for Best Actress.


How old is Stockard Channing? – Age

Channing is 77 years old as of February 13, 2021. She was born in 1944 in New York, New York, United States.

Stockard Channing Family – Parents, Sister, and Education

Channing and her sister Lesly Stockard Smith, who is a former mayor of Palm Beach, Florida are daughters of the late Mary Alice, who was from a large Brooklyn Irish Catholic family, and the late Lester Napier Stockard, who was in the shipping business. She studied history and literature from Radcliffe College in Massachusetts, wherein in 1965, she graduated from the high school of girls. Radcliffe merged with Harvard University in 1999. She was trained at HB studio in New York. Channing is a graduate student from the Madeira School in McLean, Virginia.

Stockard Channing Husband

She was married and she was divorced four times. She has no children. In 1963 she married Walter Channing and retained the amalgamated name ‘Stockard Channing’ until her divorce in 1967. Her second partner was Paul Schmidt, a professor of Slavic literature, from 1970 to 1976 and her third one was the writer/producer David Debin from 1976 to 1980. David Rawle was her fourth partner who she married from 1980 to 1988. For more than 30 years she has been in touch with filmmaker Daniel Gillham; they have met at A Moment of Destiny. When not working, the pair lives in Maine.

Stockard Channing the actress
Stockard Channing the actress

Is Stockard Channing and Tatum Channing related?

Stockard has nothing in common with Foxcatcher star Tatum and the Hollywood legend. One is a new player, and one is a stage and screen veteran. They bear the name of ‘Channing,’ though it is not known if they are related.

Stockard Channing Grease

Channing was cast as Betty Rizzo, Kenickie’s girlfriend and the cynical leader of the Pink Ladies in the 978 American musical romantic comedy film Grease.

Is Stockard Channing deaf? – Through Deaf Eyes

She is the narrator of Through Deaf Eyes, a series that reviews America’s Deaf past from the 19th century to the present. The film consists of interviews with influential deaf community members, including actress Marlee Matlin and the Emeritus I President of Gallaudet University. King Jordan. – King Jordan.

Six short films created by Deaf media artists and filmmakers are interwoven in the film. These commissioned stories are poignant, often funny, and add a personalized feeling of survival to the movie in America. Via DEAF EYES tells the story of strife, racism, and affirmation through first-hand accounts and the film as a whole that eventually hits the core of what it means to be human.

Stockard Channing The West Wing

She played the role of Abbey Bartlet, the First Lady, Jed’s wife, and a physician in the American serial political drama television series The West Wing. In the 7th and final season in The West Wing, Channing only appeared in four episodes including the finale since she co-starred with Henry Winkler at CBS sitcom out of practice at the same time. She was a recurrent guest star in the show during its first two seasons and was a main cast member during 2001. After one season, CBS canceled Out of Practice.

Stockard Channing Movies

♦ 2013 – Pulling Strings
♦ 2010 – Multiple Sarcasms
♦ 2007 – Sparkle
♦ 2005 – 3 Needles
♦ 2005 – Must Love Dogs
♦ 2004 – Jack
♦ 2003 – Behind the Red Door
♦ 2003 – Behind the Red Door
♦ 2003 – Bright Young Things
♦ 2002 – The Matthew Shepard Story
♦ 2001 – A Girl Thing
♦ 2000 – Other Voices
♦ 2000 – Where the Heart Is
♦ 1998 – Practical Magic
♦ 1995 – To Wong Foo
♦ 1996 – Edie and Pen
♦ 1993 – Six Degrees of Separation
♦ 1992 – Bitter Moon