James Stacy

Born Dec 23, 1936

James Stacy is an American actor. A motorcycle crash left him a multiple amputee and took the life of his girlfriend in 1973. After his recovery, he returned to acting in 1975 before retiring in 1991.

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1936 Birth Stacy was born Maurice William Elias on December 23, 1936, in Los Angeles to an Irish-Scottish waitress and a Lebanese-American bookmaker.


1957 20 Years Old Stacy made his film debut in Sayonara in 1957, and his television debut in Highway Patrol.
1958 21 Years Old He had a recurring role as "Fred" in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet from 1958 to 1963. … Read More
1963 26 Years Old Stacy has been married twice. He married actress and singer Connie Stevens on October 12, 1963, in Hollywood. They were divorced in November 1966.
1966 29 Years Old In 1966, he appeared in the final episode of Perry Mason as actor and murder victim Barry Conrad in "The Case of the Final Fade-Out". … Read More


1968 31 Years Old Stacy's second marriage was to actress Kim Darby in 1968. … Read More
1973 36 Years Old On September 27, 1973, Stacy was taking Claire Cox for a ride on his motorcycle in the Hollywood Hills when a drunken driver struck them. … Read More
1974 37 Years Old Stacy's ex-wife, actress and singer Connie Stevens, organized a 1974 celebrity gala to raise money for his expenses. … Read More
1975 38 Years Old After his recovery, Stacy appeared in roles created to accommodate his handicap. His comeback film was the 1975 Kirk Douglas Western Posse, in which he was cast as newspaper editor "Harold Hellman", a part Douglas had written for him.


1977 40 Years Old In 1977, he starred in the TV movie Just a Little Inconvenience, playing a double-amputee Vietnam veteran. … Read More
1980 43 Years Old In 1980, Stacy starred in and produced the TV movie, My Kidnapper, My Love. … Read More


1990 53 Years Old Other television appearances included Hotel, Cagney & Lacey (for which he was nominated for a second Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series), and Highway to Heaven. His last TV role was in five 1990 episodes of the cop series Wiseguy, playing "Ed Rogosheske".
In November 1995, Stacy pleaded no contest to a charge of molesting an 11-year-old girl.


2016 80 Years Old Stacy died on September 9, 2016, in Ventura, California, at the age of 79 from an allergic reaction to medication.
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