Stockard Channing

American actress (born 1944)

Stockard Channing (born Susan Williams Antonia Stockard; February 13, 1944) is an American actress. She played Rizzo in Grease and First Lady Abbey Bartlet in the show The West Wing on NBC.[1][2] She has also starred in many movies during her acting career. Channing was born February 13, 1944.

Stockard Channing
Channing in 1984
Susan Williams Antonia Stockard

(1944-02-13) February 13, 1944 (age 80)
Alma materHarvard University
Years active1969–present
PartnerDaniel Gillham

Channing won multiple Emmy Awards, a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award.


  1. "Stockard Channing takes wing". Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  2. Stockard Channing at