The coroner's office said fur ther tests were under way to determine how the pills came to be taken and whether the death would be ruled a suicide. Miss Stevens was one of the few actresses who was able to win fame in television and then move on to stardom in the movies. On New Year's Day, , she swallowed 25 sleeping pills and a quantity of ammonia in an attempt to take her own life. On another occasion she nar rowly missed being killed in a fiery plane crash. The actress was born Oct. When she was 13, her father, Per Stensland, brought her to this country to live with him, fol lowing the breakup of his mar riage. At the time Mr.
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Log in or Sign up. Steve Hoffman Music Forums. The late Inger Stevens. She was a pretty hot number, wasn't she? I was thinking about her today for some reason. She was so beautiful. I remember feeling very sad when she died. Like she was a family member or something.
At age 13, she and her father moved to Manhattan, Kansas , where she eventually attended Manhattan High School. At 16, she ran away from home to Kansas City, and worked in burlesque shows. Stevens appeared on television series, in commercials, and in plays until she received her big break in the film Man on Fire , starring Bing Crosby. Roles in major films followed, but she achieved her greatest success in the ABC television series The Farmer's Daughter , with William Windom.