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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 4 December 1949Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
Birth NamePamela Helen Stephenson

Mini Bio (1)

Pamela Stephenson was born on December 4, 1949 in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand as Pamela Helen Stephenson. She is an actress and writer, known for Superman III (1983), History of the World: Part I (1981) and Ryan (1973). She has been married to Billy Connolly since December 20, 1989. They have three children. She was previously married to Nicholas Ball.

Spouse (2)

Billy Connolly (20 December 1989 - present) (3 children)
Nicholas Ball (? - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (5)

Married to Scottish actor/comedian Billy Connolly.
Three children with Connolly: Daisy (b. 1983), Amy (b. 1986), Scarlett (b. 1988).
Married Billy Connolly in Fiji on 20 December 1989.
Sister, Leslie Stephenson, is an opera singer in Switzerland.
Has since retired from acting and obtained a doctorate in Psychology.

Personal Quotes (3)

Billy Connolly hates my "Brazilian hooker" beach look.
Port Louis [in Mauritius] turned out to be a sizable city boasting a new colonial-style shopping centre on the old quay. We strolled into the Blue Penny Museum, which had some fascinating old photographs of the early days of European settlement in Mauritius. And then it was back to the hotel for one last secluded, starlit dinner. This was a rare occasion of outdoor privacy for us, and it almost brought out the inner Romeo in my pale-blue Scottish person. There was no jazz to complain about, only the lapping of the Indian Ocean and a warm sea breeze, eliminating the mosquito threat. It was a sweet finale to a surprisingly lovely break.
[In 2013] My great, great grandfather Samuel Stephenson had built a ship here - the "Rosalie" - at the beginning of the 19th century, just after the British forces won Mauritius (then called Isle de France) from the French. He sailed her to what were then the Dutch East Indies and ran opium to China, before running aground near Bali and falling foul of pirates. I took a trip about an hour south of the hotel to check out Ville Noire near Mahébourg, where ships were once built. Traversing the old bridge, I was thrilled finally to see Captain Stephenson's old stomping ground. Those early European sailors had founded a nicely sheltered shipping base here. I imagined Samuel walking across that same bridge of Ville Noire, in the taverns, and even feasting on dodo.

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