Kristine DeBell

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Kristine DeBell
Kristine DeBell 1976.jpg
DeBell at the premiere of the 1976 remake of A Star is Born
Born (1954-12-10) December 10, 1954 (age 59)
Chatham, New York, U.S.
Other names Kristine De Bell
Kristine De Belle
Occupation Actress, model

Kristine DeBell (born December 10, 1954) is an American actress.

Career[edit]

Born in Chatham, New York, DeBell began her career as a fashion model with Ford Models. She later moved into acting, debuting as the star of an X-rated film version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at the age of 22.

She was on the April 1976 cover of Playboy, photographed by Suze Randall. She also appeared in the August 1976 Helmut Newton pictorial "200 Motels, or How I Spent My Summer Vacation",[1] from which 11 original prints were sold at auctions of Playboy archives by Butterfields in 2002 for $21,075,[2][3] and three by Christies in December 2003 for $26,290.[4]

Subsequently, she moved to mainstream film and television. Her most prominent film roles included playing A.L., a camp counselor, alongside Bill Murray in the comedy Meatballs and Jackie Chan's girlfriend in The Big Brawl. She appeared in a number of television pilots through the 1980s, individual episodes and series, including The Young and the Restless, B. J. and the Bear and Night Court.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1976 Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Comedy Alice
1977 Flush Hitchhiker
1978 I Wanna Hold Your Hand Cindy the Hooker
Bloodbrothers Cheri Alternative title: A Father's Love
1979 The Main Event Lucy Credited as Kristine De Bell
Meatballs A.L.
The Great American Girl Robbery Debbie Williams
1980 Lifepod Fiona
Willie & Phil Rena
The Big Brawl Nancy
1982 Tag: The Assassination Game Nancy McCauley
1986 Club Life Fern Alternative title: King of the City
1990 America Confidential Katy Lynn O'Toole Direct-to-video release
2012 A Halloween Puppy
2013 A Talking Cat!?! Susan
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1978 Police Woman 1 episode
BJ and the Bear Marcia Television movie
Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold Sally South Television movie
Suddenly, Love Helen Malloy Television movie
Eight Is Enough Melanie 1 episode
David Cassidy: Man Under Cover Girl 1 episode
1979 Barnaby Jones Rita Wallace 1 episode
CHiPs Peggy 1 episode
1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Ginger 1 episode
1982 Life of the Party: The Story of Beatrice Toni Blasdell Television movie
The Young and the Restless Pam Warren #2 Unknown episodes
1983 For Members Only Ginger Blakely Television movie
Oh Madeline 1 episode
1984 Night Court Jennifer Black 1 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newton, Helmut (2005). Playboy: Helmut Newton. Chronicle Books. ISBN 0-8118-5065-X. 
  2. ^ Herman, Eric (July 20, 2003). "For Playboy lovers, cup runneth over". NY Daily News. 
  3. ^ Goodman, Dean (June 24, 2002). "Playboy artwork fetches $1.1 million". Reuters. 
  4. ^ "Christies Lot 257/Sale 1325". Christies. 

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