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Conny Van Dyke was born September 28, 1945 to Benjamin and Charlotte Elizabeth Van Dyke. Conny began as a songwriter and recording artist for Wheelsville Records in Detroit, MI, and was soon signed to Motown, making her the first white recording artist for the label. She was named "Miss Teen USA" in 1963. In 1967, she was cast in "Hell's Angels" (1969), with Tom Stern, Jeremy Slate, and the several members of the Hell's Angels. Her only sibling, Benjamin Van Dyke III, was killed in an auto accident near Salinas, CA in 1969. Shortly after "Hell's Angels," she married Robert Page and gave birth to her only son, Bronson Page. She continued to pursue recording, and released a self-titled album in 1972. She co-starred in "W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings" (1975) with Burt Reynolds. Another album, "Conny Van Dyke Sings For You," followed the film. In 1974, she co-starred in "Framed" (1975), with Joe Don Baker. After this film, she turned her sights to television, a recurring face on "Adam-12" (1968), and "Police Woman" (1974/I), as well as on over 1000 game shows in the 70's, including "Match Game PM" (1975), "You Don't Say" (1978), "Crosswits" (1986), "The Hollywood Squares" (1966) and "The Gong Show" (1976). Her career is marked by thousands of public appearances from Caesar's Palace to Radio City Music Hall. She was a featured talent in 25 years of telethons for her favorite charity, United Cerebral Palsy. She currently works for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and resides in Los Angeles.
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