Birth Name: Stockard Channing
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Born Susan William Antonia Stockard on Feb. 13, 1944 to parents Lester Napier Stockard and Mary Alice, she was raised on Manhattan's posh Upper East Side. In a tragic turn of events, the future Stockard Channing inherited substantial wealth at the age of 16 when her father died in 1950. After attending NYC's prestigious Chapin School and earning a high school diploma from the Madeira School in Virginia, the exceptionally intelligent youngster went on to graduate summa cum laude from Radcliffe College and, despite having no formal theater training, performed for the first time in a Harvard University production of "The Threepenny Opera." Known for her rebellious nature, Channing married the f...
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