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Why did Connie Sellecca's career go straight down the shitter?

She once had such a promising career!

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by Anonymousreply 6510/17/2020

Hotel burned down. Is she still married to John Tesh?

by Anonymousreply 110/13/2020

Yes she is, but Toyota stopped making the car they named for her.

I don't think she has to worry about getting her tail to the set at 5 am anymore. Tesh is worth many millions...

Miss her Lifetime-type TV movies where she'd fight the terrorists or be a scientist with an asteroid hurtling toward earth.

by Anonymousreply 210/13/2020

How the hell does John Tesh have millions?

by Anonymousreply 310/13/2020

Because he had a long career on a successful show, R3?

by Anonymousreply 410/13/2020

R3 he has sold millions of new age albums and tours his music

by Anonymousreply 510/13/2020

I think they also have a nationally syndicated radio show. I’m sure that is a fairly lucrative revenue stream.

by Anonymousreply 610/13/2020

Before John Tesh, she was married to hunky Gil Gerard.

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by Anonymousreply 710/13/2020

She was too Jesus-y.

by Anonymousreply 810/13/2020

Her stunning lack of talent could be the reason!

by Anonymousreply 910/13/2020

John Tesh has a weirdly shaped head, like Chris Meloni and Bert the muppet.

by Anonymousreply 1010/13/2020

John Tesh has apparently made a staggering amount of money off of his music.

by Anonymousreply 1110/13/2020

She was so pretty.

by Anonymousreply 1210/13/2020

If she were around now, they’d have her be a platinum blonde. Sometimes dark hair is better with blue eyes, but every frau wants to be a blonde.

by Anonymousreply 1310/13/2020

Wait, is she alive or dead?

by Anonymousreply 1410/13/2020

Dead R14. John Tesh killed her by forcing her to listen to his music in a locked room

by Anonymousreply 1510/13/2020

When did John divorce Mary Hart and hook up with this floozy?

by Anonymousreply 1610/13/2020

R16 Mary Hart is a cunt. No wonder Tesh dumped her ass

by Anonymousreply 1710/13/2020

She couldn't act

by Anonymousreply 1810/13/2020

Tesh fucked Oprah back in the day.

Oprah back in the day:

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by Anonymousreply 1910/13/2020

Her nose job is too distracting.

by Anonymousreply 2010/13/2020

John Tesh and Oprah fucking. That's not a mental picture I wanted.

by Anonymousreply 2110/13/2020

Oprah back in the Day is my new band name.

by Anonymousreply 2210/13/2020

She did that P.S. I Luv You show around 1991-1992 with Greg Evigan. The show bombed.

by Anonymousreply 2310/13/2020

This is why I come here. If there is one person on the planet checking for Connie Sellecca, of course it's someone on the Datalounge.

by Anonymousreply 2410/13/2020

It's amazing who you hear about on DL. Obscure actresses from decades ago you've either never heard of or nobody's thought about in ages. I had to look up Connie Selleca, and I vaguely remember her from my childhood.

by Anonymousreply 2510/13/2020

When I had a Toyota Celica, I named it Connie.

by Anonymousreply 2610/13/2020

Serving 80s realness.

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by Anonymousreply 2710/13/2020

I had a Tom Celica.

by Anonymousreply 2810/13/2020

She was very pretty.

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by Anonymousreply 2910/13/2020

She was a model before she started acting.

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by Anonymousreply 3010/13/2020

I know her best from her starring roles in those made-for-TV, woman-in-peril Sunday night movies.

by Anonymousreply 3110/13/2020

“Flying High” (1978)

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by Anonymousreply 3210/13/2020

Didn't she "reclaim" her virginity?

Yep, she's a whore, darlin'.

by Anonymousreply 3310/13/2020

her dedicated one of his albums to her but referred to her as ‘Constanza’ or ‘Concetta’ (can’t remember which one) which seemed very off-brand for her, like he was talking about a different person. I didn’t realize she was so ethnic.

by Anonymousreply 3410/14/2020

I had a Corolla but I sold it to Carolla.

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by Anonymousreply 3510/14/2020

She was the actual Greatest American Hero.

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by Anonymousreply 3610/14/2020

Totally got her confused with Sela Ward and Daphne Zuniga.

by Anonymousreply 3710/14/2020

She had a clothing collection named after her at Montgomery Ward, her picture was on every hang tag on those polyester garments.

by Anonymousreply 3810/14/2020

R34 I was surprised to learn she’s from The Bronx! She and Tesh didn’t have sex until they were married (supposedly)

by Anonymousreply 3910/14/2020

I don't know her....

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by Anonymousreply 4010/14/2020

In some early pics I mix her up with Veronica Hamel. But that one was taller, and a much more successful model than Sellecca before they both turned to acting.

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by Anonymousreply 4110/14/2020

They look similar.

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by Anonymousreply 4210/14/2020

Omg - this made me think of an 80’s era made for TV movie about the Hawaiian airlines flight where the roof ripped off mid-flight. Connie played the female copilot that helped save and land the plane.

Her career went out the roof with the stewardess.

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by Anonymousreply 4310/14/2020

Her Pantene Pro V commercial persuaded my mother into trying out the product for a while.

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by Anonymousreply 4410/14/2020

R43 Well, she was no Sully Sullenberger!

by Anonymousreply 4510/14/2020

[quote]She and Tesh didn’t have sex until they were married (supposedly)

Her rationale was that she had told her son that he should abstain from sex until marriage. She thought it would be hypocritical to engage in premarital sex herself. I think they both should have been getting laid, but I respect the discipline in her reasoning.

by Anonymousreply 4610/14/2020

Waiting until marriage, my god. What if the guy has a tiny dick? What if he's a lousy lay? What a terrible thing to wait for.

Oh, that's right. If you don't wait until marriage God and Jesus will be very angry with you and do something bad.

by Anonymousreply 4710/14/2020

My cousin was a PA for John and Connie in the late 90s. He said John was nice but Connie was “the C word”. I never thought I’d hear my born again cousin come that close to saying “cunt”.

by Anonymousreply 4810/14/2020

In toto, to answer OP’s question, Connie Sellecca was a very pretty TV actress with little discernible personality.

She did very mainstream, undemanding shows in her heyday.

Hollywood has always needed some safe, non threatening starlets like her on hand, willing to take a backseat to the male lead.

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by Anonymousreply 4910/14/2020

I wonder if John Tesh eats her pussy on the reg?

by Anonymousreply 5010/14/2020

I preferred Theresa Saldana

by Anonymousreply 5110/14/2020

[quote]It's amazing who you hear about on DL. Obscure actresses from decades ago you've either never heard of or nobody's thought about in ages.

Who you callin' obscure?

by Anonymousreply 5210/14/2020

Well, I can tell you that he had an unreasonable fear of the black cat.

by Anonymousreply 5310/14/2020

OP, who will you post about next? You've already started these threads on Bruce Willis, Dennis Quaid, Laura Branigan. How about "why did OP's posts go straight down the shitter?"

by Anonymousreply 5410/14/2020

Was she the one who was on that show "Providence?"

by Anonymousreply 5510/14/2020

Melina Kanadaredes.

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by Anonymousreply 5610/14/2020

R37? The DL gods have already been awaken from their cultural slumber with Connie. Now you bring up the great Zuniga? SHIT. We're all in trouble now.

by Anonymousreply 5710/14/2020

Isn’t she a Republican Handmaiden?

by Anonymousreply 5810/15/2020

Bette Davis and Connie

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by Anonymousreply 5910/15/2020

That was supposed to be Erin Moran’s breakout star vehicle 🌟🚗

by Anonymousreply 6010/15/2020

Oddly R58, she may or may not be. Tesh is definitely Republican through and through, but as late as the mid-1990s (granted, nearly 30 years ago), she was still a Democrat, giving press articles about them the old "She's a Dem, he's Republican...how do they make it work?" angle.

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by Anonymousreply 6110/15/2020

1) how in the world do you go from sex on a stick Gil Gerard (the stuff of wet dreams and youthful boners as buck rogers!) to john tesh! aarf! aarf!

2) sellecca also co-starred with 1970's beefy jack off fantasy Reb Brown in 2 of his cheesy late 1970's captain america tv movies...

by Anonymousreply 6210/15/2020

They have some life hack show or they used to.

by Anonymousreply 6310/15/2020

Who here has "Hotel, the Complete Series" on DVD?

by Anonymousreply 6410/17/2020

[Quote] I didn’t realize she was so ethnic.

The old fashioned triangle nosejob didn't give it away?

by Anonymousreply 6510/17/2020
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