Alana Stewart


Alana Stewart

Infobox Model
name = Alana Stewart


image caption =
birthname = Alana Kaye Collins
birthdate = birth date and age|1945|5|18
location = San Diego, California, United States
height = height|ft=5|in=9
haircolor = Blonde
eyecolor =
nickname =
measurements = 34B-22-35
weight =
dress size =
shoesize =
yearsactive =
spouse = George Hamilton
(1972-1975)
Rod Stewart
(1979-1984)

Alana Hamilton Stewart (born May 18, 1945) is an American actress and former model. She has also used the names Alana Collins, Alana Collins-Hamilton, and Alana Hamilton professionally.

Biography

Born Alana Kaye Collins in San Diego, California, she grew up in Nacogdoches, Texas [cite news|url=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20072883,00.html|title='Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?'|last=Jerome|first=Jim |date=1979-02-05|publisher="People"|accessdate=2008-07-29] before heading to New York to become a model. Collins signed with Ford Models and traveled to Los Angeles for many television and commercial appearances.

Acting career

In the early 1970s, she began an acting career. Her first role was a bit part in her then-husband's, George Hamilton's, biopic "Evel Knievel". She continued acting appearing in small parts in television shows like "The Bionic Woman" and "Fantasy Island".

In 1995, she and ex-husband George Hamilton hosted their own syndicated talk show, "George & Alana".cite news|url=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20102017,00.html|title=Ex Marks the Spot|last=Schindehette|first=Susan |date=1995-11-16|publisher="People"|accessdate=2008-07-29] The series was canceled the following year.cite web|url=http://www.filmreference.com/film/43/George-Hamilton.html|title=George Hamilton Biography (1939-)|publisher=filmreference.com|accessdate=2008-07-29]

In 2003, Stewart was a contestant in ABC reality series "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!". [cite web|url=http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,408391,00.html|title=Welcome to the Jungle|last=Susman|first=Gary|date=2003-01-15|publisher=ew.com|accessdate=2008-07-29]

Personal life

She married actor George Hamilton in 1972, producing one child, Ashley Hamilton. The couple divorced in 1975.

In 1979, she married rock star Rod Stewart. The couple had two children, Kimberly and Sean Stewart. She and Stewart divorced in 1984, but she retained his surname for her later professional career. [cite web|url=http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/06/01/rod.stewart.child/index.html|title=Stewart to be father again at 60|date=2005-06-01|publisher=CNN.com|accessdate=2008-07-29] [cite news|url=http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20104899,00.html|title=I Married a Wanted Man|last=Armstrong|first=Lois |coauthors=Cunneff, Tom; Johnson, Kristina; Ramsay, Carolyn; Sanderson, Jane; Matsumoto, Nancy|date=1995-01-23|publisher="People"|accessdate=2008-07-29]

In the early 1990s, Stewart discovered she had the Epstein-Barr virus after having suffered from symptoms caused by the virus for two decades. [cite web|url=http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/spotlight/2001-07-30-stewart-virus.htm|title=Alana Stewart bounces back from Epstein-Barr|date=2001-07-31|publisher=USAToday.com|accessdate=2008-07-29] In 1994, she began speaking out about her illness and revealed that she removed her breast implants because she felt they contributed to her illness.

Filmography

* "Evel Knievel" (1971)
* "Night Call Nurses" (1972)
* "Medusa" (1973)
* "Funny Lady" (1975)
* "Ravagers" (1979)
* "Where the Boys Are '84" (1984)
* "Swing Shift" (1984)
* "Mom, Can I Keep Her?" (1998)
* "Wasted in Babylon" (1999)
* "Naked Movie" (2002)
* "Between" (2005)

Television

* "The Bionic Woman" (1 episode, 1977)
* "The Love Boat" (2 episodes, 1977-1986)
* "Fantasy Island" (1 episode, 1978)
* "Hart to Hart" (1 episode, 1982)
* "Masquerade" (1 episode, 1982)
* "The Fall Guy" (1 episode, 1985)
* "Small Sacrifices" (1989)

References

External links

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NAME= Stewart, Alana
ALTERNATIVE NAMES= Collins, Alana Kaye; Collins, Alana; Collins-Hamilton, Alana; Hamilton, Alana
SHORT DESCRIPTION= Model, actress
DATE OF BIRTH= May 18, 1945
PLACE OF BIRTH= San Diego, California, United States
DATE OF DEATH=
PLACE OF DEATH=


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