Rebecca Holden

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Rebecca Holden
Born (1958-06-12) June 12, 1958 (age 56)
Occupation Actress, singer
Website
http://www.rebeccaholden.com

Rebecca Holden (born June 12, 1958) is an American actress and singer.

Early life and career[edit]

Holden was discovered in New York City by an agency and started appearing on magazine covers and did commercials. She moved to Hollywood and her first appearance on TV was a guest spot on Three's Company, but it wasn't until 1983 when she got her big break starring on the 1982 hit TV series Knight Rider as April Curtis during the show's second season from 1983 to 1984.[1]

After Holden left Knight Rider she appeared in some movies and had more guest appearances on TV shows, some of which include Love Boat, Magnum, P.I., Matt Houston, Remington Steele and Cheers. Holden starred on the soap opera General Hospital as Elena Cosgrove in 1987.

Holden charted two singles for TRA-Star Records in 1989: "The Truth Doesn't Always Rhyme" and "License to Steal", which charted at numbers 82 and 78 respectively on Hot Country Songs.[2] She has since returned to acting.

She was co-host of the short-lived TNN dance show "Dancin' at the Hot Spots" in 1993.

In 2009, Holden portrayed the character, Beth, in the movie adaptation of The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith .[3]

In 2013, Holden released a new duet album, “Dreams Come True,” with Abraham McDonald.

Despite a popular misconception, she is not related to the late William Holden.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1982 Dirty Hero Christene Adams Alternative title: Yogoreta eiyû
1988 The Sisterhood Alee Caged Woman
1989 Loverboy Anchovy woman
1991 Twenty Dollar Star Lisa
1992 The Hollywood Beach Murders Jamie
1999 Foolish Rebecca the Waitress
Lycanthrope Sheila Stein Alternative title: Bloody Moon
2001 Knight Chills Newscaster Direct-to-video release
Outlaw Prophet Molly
2005 From Venus The Avatrix
2009 The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith Beth Direct-to-video release
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1980 B.A.D. Cats 1 episode
Three's Company Bunny/Twinkie 1 episode
1982 House Calls Jan Howard 1 episode
Happy Days Lola 1 episode
The Love Boat Mona 1 episode
Magnum, P.I. Laura Frasier 1 episode
Enos 1 episode
Barney Miller Wendy McWilliams 1 episode
Taxi Christina Longworth 1 episode
Private Benjamin 1 episode
Too Close for Comfort Susan Andrews 1 episode
Quincy, M.E. Kirsten MacKenzie 1 episode
Police Squad! Stella 1 episode
T. J. Hooker Lynn Hartman 1 episode
1983 Johnny Blue Kathy Weatherby Television movie
Matt Houston Dr. Carol Masters
Sharon Dardis
2 episodes
1983–1984 Knight Rider April Curtis[1] 21 episodes
1984 The Master 1 episode
The New Mike Hammer Barbara Rainey 1 episode
1986 Night Court Mary Korchak 1 episode
Remington Steele Windsor Thomas 1 episode
1987 General Hospital Elena Cosgrove Unknown episodes
1988 CBS Summer Playhouse Vanessa 1 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b O'Hallaren, Bill (1986-01-04). "Boy, Has She Got Car Troubles". TV Guide. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 191. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  3. ^ http://www.rebeccaholden.com/book-of-ruth/

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