Stockard Channing (born Susan Antonia Williams Stockard; February 13, 1944) is an American stage, film and television actress. She is known for playing Betty Rizzo in the film Grease (1978) and First Lady Abbey Bartlet on the NBC television series The West Wing (1999–2006). She played the role of Ouisa Kittredge in the play Six Degrees of Separation and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress when she reprised the role in the 1993 film.
|Full name at birth||
Susan Antonia Williams Stockard
|Claim to fame||
Grease / The First Lady on The West Wing / Out of Practice
|Date of birth||
13 February 1944
|Place of birth||
New York City, New York, USA
Stage / Film / and Television Actress
5' 3" (160 cm)
135 lbs (61.2 kg)
BA History, Radcliffe College (1965)
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