Connie Stevens

Stevens in 2015, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 8, 1938

*father – Italian, including Sicilian
*mother – Irish, possibly some English

Connie Stevens is an American actress, singer, producer, director, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor.

Connie is the daughter of Eleanor McGinley, a singer, and Peter Ingoglia, known as musician Teddy Stevens. Her maternal half-brother was actor, director, and teacher John Megna, who played Dill in To Kill a Mockingbird.

Connie has two children, actresses Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher, with her former husband, late singer and actor Eddie Fisher.

Connie’s paternal grandfather was named Charles B. Ingoglia (whose mother’s maiden name was Billelo). Charles was born in Montevago, Provincia di Agrigento, Sicilia, Italy.

Connie’s paternal grandmother was Concetta Katherine Coletti/Colletti (the daughter of Giacomo “Jakob/Jacob” Coletti/Colletti and Francesca Scarpino). Concetta was Italian. Jacob was the son of Francesco Colletti and Rosaria Rollo. Francesca was the daughter of Emanuele Scarpinato and Anna Ruffo.

Connie’s maternal grandfather was Charles McGinley (the son of Hugh McGinley and Mary Gilligan). Charles was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Connie’s maternal grandmother was named Sarah Asher. Sarah was born in New York. She likely was the daughter of William F. Asher and Julia Dungan, and had English and Irish ancestry.

Sources: Connie’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Connie Stevens (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Connie’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Connie’s maternal grandfather, Charles McGinley –

22 Responses

  1. Preservationist says:

    Trust me. With “Asher” as a surname in her family background she’s more than “possibly” English.

  2. andrew says:

    * >the daughter of Giacomo “Jakob/Jacob” Coletti/Colletti and Francesca Scarpino.

    The correct spelling

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