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Stockard channing and james farentino in silent victory. In 1979 her experiences served as the base for a biographical movie. Based on the life of kitty oneil, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stuntwomen in hollywood, and the holder of the womens. Stunt performer and daredevil kitty oneil in 2005, with some of the items. Pioneering stuntwoman kitty oneil, 72 filmbuffonline. Great intro to stockard channing dfletchermusic 24 may 2009. Kitty oneil, deaf stuntwoman and speed racer, is dead at. The kitty oneil story 2h biography, drama tv movie 24 february 1979 based on the life of kitty oneil stockard channing, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stuntwomen in hollywood, and the holder of the womens landspeed record for driving a rocketpowered racing car. Stockard channing played her in a 1979 tv movie called silent victory. Wonder woman stuntwoman kitty oneil passed away at age. She had previously been linked to burt reynoldscollaborator hal needham and fellow stuntman duffy hambleton.

In 1979, oneils experiences served as the basis for a biographical movie silent victory. The kitty oneil story 1979 reallife stuntwoman and race car driver kitty oneil stockard channing, who is also deaf, is profiled in a tv biopic. Kitty oneil, a deaf adventure seeker dubbed the worlds. He was in the tv movies it happened at lakewood manor 1977, a real american hero 1977, ruby and oswald 1978, a death in canaan 1978, dummy 1979, the jericho mile 1979, silent victory. Brian dennehy 1938 is regisseur, acteur, scenarist en producer.

The sweathogs catch arnold using alcohol as a confidence builder before a big date. Based on the life of kitty oneil, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stuntwomen in hollywood, and the holder of the womens landspeed record for driving a rocketpowered racing car. The kitty oneill story is a true story about a woman stockard channing who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stunt women in hollywood, as. Ned coleman film tv 1980 the seduction of miss leona. Lawrence and rachel on the nba suspending their season due to coronavirus the last word. With stockard channing, james farentino, colleen dewhurst, edward albert. The kitty oneil story, 1979, directed by lou antonio, with ken kane, colleen dewhurst, brian dennehy, at turner classic movies. Stockard channing and kitty oneil in silent victory. Brian dennehy bio, age, family, movies, tv series, death. The kitty oneill story is a true story about a woman stockard channing who overcame her deafness to become one of. Stuntwoman kitty oneil takes a 127foot plunge off the valley hilton for the. Oneil commented that about half of the movie was an accurate depiction. Lou antonio with stockard channing, james farentino, colleen dewhurst, edward albert, brian dennehy, jim antonio, george petrie, noble willingham. Stockard channing born susan antonia williams stockard is an american actress.

Stockard channing ultimate pop culture wiki fandom. In drag racing, hydrogen peroxide rocket cars were relegated to exhibition only, and have not been allowed in the united states since the 1980s, although they continue to be run in other parts of the world. Every emmy nominee for supporting actress in minimovie. Just friends was moderately successful and was never officially canceled, but it didnt secure a slot on the fall schedule.

Oneil had no children and wasnt married at the time of her death. Stockard channing biography, age, grease, spouse, movies. Prime time tv listings from saturday february 24, 1979. The kitty oneil story starring stockard channing and james farentino depicts her amazing story. Kitty linn oneil march 24, 1946 november 2, 2018 was an american stuntwoman and. It was as part of her selfmotivated recovery from spinal meningitis that oneil turned to racing and ultimately stunt work. Based on the life of kitty oneil stockard channing. The kitty oneil story 1979, a rumor of war 1980, the seduction of miss leona 1980, skokie 1981, fly away home 1981, blood feud 1983. Bionic woman, dangled out of a sixthstory window for an episode of the. The kitty oneil story tv movie 1979 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The kitty oneil story, with oneil herself playing her stunt double. The kitty oneil story and series stockard channing in just friends. Angelique antonio is an actress, known for silent victory.

Norman abbott with irene arranga mary johnson, charles fleischer carvelli, della reese mrs. A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants. Find films and movies featuring brian dennehy on allmovie. Based on the life of kitty oneil, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stuntwomen in hollywood, and the holder of the womens land. In 1980 kitty resigned honorably from the group and retired in 1982. Based on the life of kitty oneil, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stunt women in hollywood, and the holder of. This ceremony is remembered for problems with the pasadena civic auditoriums airconditioning, as well as for taxis outstanding comedy series victory the top shows of the night were taxi, which pulled an upset in the outstanding comedy. In filming for a 1979 episode of wonder woman, oneil was hired to perform a stunt of.

Eventually, the stunt woman received her own barbie doll and was the feature of a 1979 cbs telefilm named silent victory. Oneil stepped away from stunt and speed work in 1982 after stunt colleagues were killed while performing. The 31st primetime emmy awards were held on sunday, september 9, 1979. Kitty oneil, famed hollywood stuntwoman and daredevil. Her life story was told in a 1979 tv movie called silent victory. She is best known for playing betty rizzo in the film grease 1978 and first lady abbey bartlet on the nbc television series the west wing 19992006. The kitty oneil story 1979 starring stockard channing. She scared the heck out of me, michaelson told thr. Release dates 1 also known as aka 2 release dates usa 24 february 1979. Antonios emmy nominated direction of the 1977 tearjerker something for joey, which starred marc singer as reallife heisman trophy winning football player john cappelletti and jeff lynas as his leukemia stricken brother joey, 1979s silent victory. The angelique antonio is an actress, known for silent victory. Oneil also raced boats, dune buggies and motorcycles and was a champion threemeter and platform diver.

Oneil broke ground for women in the stunt industry. Based on the life of kitty oneil, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stunt women in hollywood, and the holder of the womens landspeed record for driving a rocket. Oneil retired from racing and stunt work in 1982, settling in eugene, oregon. Ned coleman 1980 the seduction of miss leona bliss dawson 1981 skokie chief arthur buchanan 1981 fly away home tim arnold 1983 i take these men phil zakarian 1983 blood feud edward grady partin 1984. The kitty oneil story first teacher 1979 lou grant lucy harper 1978 the critical list joanne larwin 1978. The kitty oneil story starring stockard channing with oneil herself handling stunts. Based on the life of kitty oneil stockard channing, a young girl who overcame her deafness to become one of the top stuntwomen in hollywood, and the holder of the womens landspeed record for driving a rocketpowered racing car.

She had her own barbie doll, and stockard channing portrayed her in a 1979 cbs telefilm, silent victory. A young girl overcomes her deafness to become one of the top stuntwomen in hollywood, and the holder of the womens landspeed record for driving a rocket. The result were the 1979 madefortv movie silent victory. Her sister is lesly stockard smith, former mayor of palm beach, florida. Kitty oneil, lynda carters stunt double on the 1970s wonder woman tv series, died on friday of pneumonia at the age of 72. Kubo of hells belles racing on a 1986 harley sportster partially streamlined 883. Her life would serve as the inspiration for the film silent victory.

In 1979, she was the subject of a madefortelevision movie, silent victory. The kitty oneil story, starring stockard channing and also was a stuntwoman in hollywood for numerous tv and movies including the bionic woman, smokey and the bandit, and wonder woman. She scared the heck out of me, michaelson told thr i never met a human being that had no fear. The kitty oneil story 1979 heaven on earth 1979 breaking up is hard to do 1979 the contender 1980 were fighting back 1981 the star maker 1981 the steeler and the pittsburgh kid 1981 something so right 1982 between friends 1983 a good sport 1984 threesome 1984 rearview mirror. Kitty oneil, wonder woman stunt double and pioneering. Movie guy 247 rip brian dennehy, 81, cardiac arrest. Prime time tv listings from wednesday june 17, 1981. Tv film about the life of a woman who overcame her deafness to become an olympic diving hopeful and a hollywood stuntwoman. During filming for an episode of the television show wonder woman. She retired in 1982, three years after mattel released a barbie doll in her likeness and stockard channing portrayed her in the cbs tv movie silent victory. Kitty oneil s longtime friend ky michaelson told th e post the late stunt superstar, who held 22 speed records on land and water, was a true wonder woman. I agree with previous comments that stockard channings portrayal of kitty oneil made me just want to give her a hug, and congratulate. Kitty oneil, deaf stuntwoman and speed racer, is dead at 72. In 1979 her life was made into a biographical movie silent victory.

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