|Born||Tawny Elaine Godin
September 15, 1956
Portland, Maine, U.S.
|Occupation||Anchorwoman; talk show host|
|Title||Miss America 1976
Miss New York 1975
Life and career
Godin was born in Portland, Maine. She was raised in Yonkers, New York and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She became involved with the Miss New York pageant to raise tuition for Skidmore College but dropped out after she became Miss America. She later studied at the University of Southern California. She was a reporter and anchor at KABC-TV and co-hosted a number of shows such as "AM Los Angeles", "Eye on LA", "Hollywood Close-up" and "The Love Report."After leaving KABC, she was an anchor with KCAL-TV and later with UPN/13 Nightly News in Los Angeles through 2013. Little also appeared in a few films and television shows including Rocky II, T.J. Hooker, and Benson.
She changed her name to Little after marrying her first husband Miles Little, a neurosurgeon in Los Angeles (1977-1981). After her divorce from Little, she married The Dukes of Hazzard star John Schneider (1983-1986). This marriage also ended in divorce. Little then married Don Corsini, General Manager of KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV, with whom she had two children. She and Corsini also divorced. Little next married Los Angeles-based lawyer Rick Welch, with whom she had one son, until Welch's passing in October, 2014.
|Awards and achievements|
|Miss New York
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