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Alana Hamilton Stewart (/əˈlɑːnə/; born May 18, 1945) is an American actress and former model. She has also used her maiden name, Alana Collins, and her names from her first marriage, Alana Collins-Hamilton and Alana Hamilton, professionally.

Alana Stewart
Born
Alana Kaye Collins

(1945-05-18) May 18, 1945 (age 73)
Other namesAlana Collins-Hamilton, Alana Hamilton
OccupationActress, model
Spouse(s)
George Hamilton
(m. 1972; div. 1975)

Rod Stewart
(m. 1979; div. 1984)
ChildrenAshley Hamilton
Kimberly Stewart
Sean Stewart
Modeling information
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair colorBlonde
AgencyStorm Models, London

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Early lifeEdit

Born Alana Kaye Collins in San Diego, she grew up in Nacogdoches, Texas, and Houston,[1] before heading to New York to become a model. Collins signed with Ford Models and traveled to Los Angeles for many television and commercial appearances.

Acting careerEdit

In the early 1970s, she began an acting career. Her first role was a bit part in the biographical film Evel Knievel which starred her then-husband, George Hamilton. She later appeared in small roles in television shows such as The Bionic Woman and Fantasy Island.

In 1995, ex-husband George Hamilton and she hosted their own syndicated talk show, George & Alana.[2] The series was cancelled the following year.[3]

In 2003, Stewart was a contestant in the ABC reality series I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.[4]

In 2012, she guest-starred in an episode of the Caruso|Portier web-series DeVanity as Claudia Muller, the mother of Lara Muller DeVanity and Dr. Portia Muller Roth.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

She married actor George Hamilton in 1972. They had one child, a son named Ashley Hamilton. The couple divorced in 1975.[3]

In 1979, she married rock star Rod Stewart. The couple had a daughter, Kimberly, and a son, Sean. Alana and Rod Stewart divorced in 1984, but she retained his surname.[6][7]

In the early 1990s, Stewart discovered she had the Epstein-Barr virus after having suffered from symptoms caused by the virus for two decades.[8] In 1994, she began speaking out about her illness and revealed that she removed her breast implants because she felt they contributed to her illness.[2]

Alana was a close friend of Farrah Fawcett and is the current President/CEO of the Farah Fawcett Foundation.[9]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jerome, Jim (1979-02-05). "'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?'". People. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  2. ^ a b Schindehette, Susan (1995-11-16). "Ex Marks the Spot". People. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  3. ^ a b "George Hamilton Biography (1939-)". filmreference.com. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  4. ^ Susman, Gary (2003-01-15). "Welcome to the Jungle". ew.com. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  5. ^ "DeVanity: Season 2, Episode 7 "Other People's Bodies"". devanity.com. Retrieved 2013-02-17.
  6. ^ "Stewart to be father again at 60". CNN.com. 2005-06-01. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  7. ^ Armstrong, Lois; Cunneff, Tom; Johnson, Kristina; Ramsay, Carolyn; Sanderson, Jane; Matsumoto, Nancy (1995-01-23). "I Married a Wanted Man". People. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  8. ^ "Alana Stewart bounces back from Epstein-Barr". USA Today. 2001-07-31. Retrieved 2008-07-29.
  9. ^ "Farah Fawcett Foundation - Board of Directors". thefarahfawcettfoundation.org. Retrieved 30 March 2018.

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