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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 1 December 1960Long Island, New York, USA
Birth NameCarol Ann Alt
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (2)

The third of four children born to Anthony Alt and Muriel Alt, Carol Alt was raised in East Williston, NY. She began her modeling career after she was spotted waiting tables during her freshman year at Hofstra University, which she attended on an ROTC scholarship. She dropped out of school to move to Manhattan, where she became one of the top models of the 1980s. When her modeling career ended after eight years, she turned to acting, and has appeared in more than 45 European films. She starred as "Karen Oldham" on the TV series, Amazon (1999).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Discovered while waiting tables in a restaurant during her freshman Year at Hofstra University, Carol Alt became a successful model with the Elite Agency. After a long career gracing the covers of many magazines and appearing in exercise videos, she began acting in European films. Most of her films are made and released in Italy. Besides appearing in "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit videos, she has also worked on the second "Supermodels in the Rainforest" project. Both Entertainment Tonight (1981) and Access Hollywood (1996) have run stories about her and occasionally she is a guest commentator. In her spare time, she enjoys riding horses, playing golf, basketball, singing, and driving race cars.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (2)

Ron Greschner (21 November 1983 - 1996) (divorced)
Alexei Yashin (? - present)

Trivia (25)

Model turned actress
Life Magazine called her "The Face"
Playboy Magazine called her "The most beautiful woman in the world"
Daughter of the late Anthony Alt, a US Army Reserve Colonel and a New York City Fire Chief, and Muriel Alt.
Drives racing cars at charity events.
Mother was a former model.
Grew up in East Williston, Long Island, New York, USA.
Attended Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, New York on an ROTC scholarship.
Dropped out of college to model in Manhattan.
Ex-husband Ron Greschner played for the New York Rangers and her current boyfriend Alexei Yashin plays for the New York Islanders
Married her ex-husband, Ron Greschner , in St. Aidan's Roman Catholic Church, in Williston Park, Long Island, New York.
Her current husband, Alexei Yashin, signed a 10 year, $87.5 million contract with the New York Islanders of the NHL in 2001.
In 2004 she published a book discussing various health related issues she suffered from and how adopting a raw food diet 8 years earlier dramatically changed her life for the better. Her book is called "Eating in the Raw". One of her favorite restaurants is a raw food restaurant in New York called Quintessence.
Older sister of plus-sized model Christiane Alt and Karen Alt.
She speaks Italian.
Named New York City's "Ride of Fame" 25th honoree [October 7, 2013].
Her brother died, at age 50, from a heart attack [October 19, 2013].
Appeared in the infomercial, hosted by Susan Lucci, for the "Malibu Pilates" fitness chair.
Co-hostess, with Jack LaLanne and Elaine LaLanne, of an infomercial for "The Jack LaLanne Power Juicer". Also appearing are Bobbi Sue Luther and Shar Jackson.
Host of an infomercial for "InTon", the 60 day skin revival system.
Working with Donald Trump as a participant on The Apprentice (2004) (aka Celebrity Apprentice). [January 2008]
Release of her book, "The Raw 50".
New York City Co-host of Steuben Day Parade broadcast locally on WNET. [September 2012]
Release of her book, "Eating in the Raw".
Co-anchoring Fox's New York City Local morning show [November 2002]

Personal Quotes (4)

I never thought I was the most beautiful model out there or the most sexy woman, but I was a hard worker.
I have taken a Ferrari up to 185 mph.
When I start to sweat and get all red, they say, "Carol, we're ready to shoot."
Just because you're beautiful, they think you can't act. It makes me work harder. I've got a lot to prove.

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