Biography

Connie Needham

Connie Needham

Connie Needham is a former American actor who worked from the late 1970s until the mid-1990s as a dance instructor. She became well-known for her role as Elizabeth Bradford in the ABC comedy-drama series Eight is Enough. Needham’s final TV appearances were as a guest cast in the sitcom Ellen in 1995, which he did from 1977 to 1981. With her ex-husband David Needham, a leadman in the art department, she has two children.

What is Connie Needham’s age?

Connie Needham was born on December 5, 1959, as Connie Marie Bowen. As of March 2021, the Anaheim, California native is 61 years old. Sagittarius is her zodiac sign.

Needham’s early life and academics are unknown, however, she is said to have trained as a ballet dancer since she was a child. After she retired from acting, she pursued her passion for dancing as a vocation.

Acting Career Path

Needham made her professional acting debut in the ABC comedy-drama series Eight is Enough, where she played Elizabeth Bradford, one of the major protagonists. The sitcom ran for five seasons, from March 15, 1977, to May 23, 1981, with Needham appearing in all 112 episodes alongside Dick Van Patten, Diana Hyland, Betty Buckley, Grant Goodeve, and Adam Rich.

In addition, she repeated her role in the made-for-TV films Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion (1987) and An Eight Is Enough Wedding (1989).

Needham has appeared in a variety of television shows in addition to his well-known performances on Eight is Enough. In the syndicated musical drama series Fame, she played two characters, Kelly Hayden and Kathy Murphy.

She also appeared as herself in the NBC crime drama series CHiPs, as Debbie Holton in the ABC comedy series The Love Boat, as Denise Franklin in the NBC legal drama L.A. Law, and as a waitress in the ABC sitcom Ellen.

Connie Needham’s Net Worth: What Is She Doing Now?

Needham became a qualified dance instructor in November 2006 after retiring from acting, and she now owns her own dance class in Orange County, California, where she specializes in junior jazz and lyrical genres and helps choreograph teams and dance recitals. In Costa Mesa, California, she taught dancing at the Jimmie DeFore Dance Center.

Connie has an estimated net worth of $800,000 as of early 2021. She made a large quantity of money via the TV show Eight Is Enough, which she now adds to her income as a dance instructor. A dance instructor’s annual income in the United States is $37,064 a year.

With ex-husband David Needham, she has two daughters.

Connie Needham and her (now divorced) husband David Needham have two daughters, Kimberly Needham and Taylor Needham. David Needham is a set designer on Eight is Enough and the son of famed Hollywood stuntman/director-producer Hal Needham. They married in the time between the third and fourth seasons of the show’s filming.

Connie changed her last name to Needham after they married, and she was credited as such beginning with the fourth season of the show.

Connie and David were married for 26 years, starting on April 7, 1979, and eventually divorced in 2005.

Needham has been quiet about her relationships since then, and she hasn’t had any previous affairs.

Ovarian Cancer is cancer that affects the ovaries.

Needham reported that she had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer on July 16, 2009. Needham has since made a complete recovery and her cancer has gone into remission.

Facts of Connie Needham
Date of Birth:1959December-5
Age:62 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
NameConnie Needham
Birth NameConnie Marie Bowen
Nick NameConnie Newton
NationalityAmerican
Birth Place/CityAnaheim, California, USA
ProfessionActress, Dance Instructor
Net Worth$800 Thousand
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorBrown
Face ColorFair
MarriedOnce
Children2
DivorceDavid Needham (m/ April 7, 1979 – div 2005)
TV ShowCHiPs, Eight Is Enough, The Love Boat, Police Squad!, Fame, L.A. Law, Ellen