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Overview (2)

Born in Dallas, Texas, USA
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (5)

Rebecca is a singer, actress and entertainer. She started her music education at the University of North Texas, majoring in voice and piano, and then moved to New York City to continue her studies. While in New York, a talent agency spotted her and made her a "Breck" girl. Rebecca would appear on magazine covers, do some commercials, and then she headed for Hollywood. In 1980, she had her first appearance on a sitcom, she played "Twinkie" on the wildly popular Three's Company (1976)'s episode, Three's Company: A Crowded Romance (1980). The following year, she would again have a small but memorable part as "Wendy McWilliams" ("the Cheerleader who Dropped her Baton") on Barney Miller: Paternity (1981). This led to her most famous role as "April Curtis", the computer whiz on Knight Rider (1982), which is in syndication in the U.S. and 92 foreign countries. After the 1980s, Rebecca stopped appearing in TV shows and concentrated on her singing career. She has appeared in a few movies but, since 1992, her main focus has been performing before live audiences. She has toured internationally, and worked tirelessly for charitable causes, such as "Toys for Tots", "Feed the Children" and the "Special Olympics".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: kdhaisch@aol.com

As a singer, actress, and entertainer, Rebecca Holden's appearances have amassed a fan club with members from around the globe.

Musically, Rebecca has performed in a diversity of styles. Classically trained as a voice major and piano minor at the University of North Texas, she has sung opera, and performed the lead roles in musical theater such as "Oliver" and "Damn Yankees". She recorded a country album for Curb records, with her music videos appearing on TNN and CMT. She also recorded both a country and gospel album for BMG Records in Switzerland and toured internationally all over Europe and the Far East, even performing for the King of Malaysia. She had the honor of being the featured performer with the United States Air Force Band at a memorial for WWII veterans, for which George Bush was the guest speaker.

First discovered by a top talent agent while continuing her voice studies in NY, she became a "Breck" girl, which led to magazine covers and countless other national commercials such as Ivory Soap, Dentyne, Kellogg's, Gillette, Arrid, Chevrolet, and ultimately a major television and film career in Los Angeles.

Television viewers all over the world are familiar with Rebecca through her stint as "April Curtis", the computer whiz, on the NBC series, Knight Rider (1982), which has appeared in syndication in most major markets throughout the U.S. and over 100 foreign countries. She attained added recognizability from her roles as the diabolical "Elena Cosgrove" on ABC's General Hospital (1963) and from countless guest-starring roles on such primetime shows as Magnum, P.I. (1980), The Love Boat (1977), Taxi (1978), Night Court (1984), The New Mike Hammer (1984), Remington Steele (1982), Matt Houston (1982), Barney Miller (1975), and many others. Her movies have appeared at the Cannes Film Festival, and festivals in Manila and Japan.

Her charitable work includes serving on the board for "Operation California", participating in airlifts of medical aid to Ethiopia. While under contract with Universal Studios, Rebecca was appointed the Honorary Mayor of Universal City by MCA Chairman Lew Wasserman and served as goodwill ambassador to local and foreign dignitaries. Additionally, she has worked with Toys for Tots, Feed the Children, Special Olympics, and the Music in the Schools program. During Rebecca's service as president of the Music City Christian Fellowship, she performed as singer and mistress of ceremonies for the Christian Country Music Awards and the Sunday gospel shows at the Grand Ole Opry.

Rebecca continues to sing at churches, for political functions and charitable fundraisers. Recent events include The Prayer Breakfast for the Inauguration of Governor Bob McDonnell, American Legion Event for Families of Military Support, the Kids of Honor Gala at the University of Maryland, the Rose Breast Cancer Society event and the Salvation Army fundraiser for flood victims.

Rebecca's new album, "Dare to Dream", was created to encourage you to dream big dreams and accomplish the desires of your heart.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: kellyfohner@yahoo.com

As a singer, actress, and entertainer, Rebecca Holden's appearances have amassed a fan club with members from around the globe.

Television viewers all over the world are familiar with Rebecca through her stint as the computer whiz (and KITT's mechanic) on the NBC series, Knight Rider (1982), which still appears in syndication in most major markets throughout the U.S. and in over 200 foreign countries. She attained added recognizability from her role as the diabolical "Elena Cosgrove" on ABC's General Hospital (1963) and from countless guest starring roles on such prime time shows as Magnum, P.I. (1980), The Love Boat (1977), Three's Company (1976), Taxi (1978), Night Court (1984), The New Mike Hammer (1984), Remington Steele (1982), Matt Houston (1982), Barney Miller (1975) and many others. Her movies have appeared at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as festivals in Manila and Japan.

Her charitable work includes "Toys for Tots", "Feed the Children", "Special Olympics", the "Music in the Schools" program, and "Habitat for Humanity". She has served on the board for "Operation California", participating in airlifts of medical aid to Ethiopia, as well as performing for "Live Aid" and "Farm Aid" at Texas Stadium, along with Willie Nelson. Appointed as the honorary Mayor of Universal City by MCA Chairman Lew Wasserman, Rebecca served as goodwill ambassador to local and foreign dignitaries. Most recent events include the American Legion Event for Families of Military Support, US Super Nationals Chess Tournament, Virginia Governor Inaugural Prayer Breakfast, the Kids of Honor Gala, and she was the featured performer for the Celebrity Center Christmas Celebration and an added attraction in the Tribute Concert for Luther Vandross. In June, 2014 Rebecca performed at the United Nations Humanitarian Summit and her new CD recording of "Dreams Come True" was chosen as the theme song for "We Care For Humanity".

Musically, Rebecca has performed in a diversity of styles. Classically trained as a voice major and piano minor in college, she has sung opera, and performed the lead roles in musical theater such as "Oliver" and "Damn Yankees". She recorded a country album for Curb records, with her music videos appearing on TNN and CMT. She also recorded both a country and gospel album for BMG Records in Switzerland and toured internationally all over Europe and the Far East, even performing for the King of Malaysia. She had the honor of being the featured performer with the United States Air Force Band at a memorial for WWll veterans for which the President of the United States was the guest speaker. During Rebecca's service as president of the Music City Christian Fellowship, she performed as singer and mistress of ceremonies for the Christian Country Music Awards and the Sunday gospel shows at the Grand Ole Opry.

First discovered by a top talent agent while continuing her voice studies in NY, she became one of New York's top models, landing the prestigious title of The Breck Girl, which led to magazine covers and countless other national commercials such as Ivory Soap, Dentyne, Kellogg's, Gillette, Arrid, Chevrolet, and ultimately a major television and film career in Los Angeles.

She serves as Mistress of Ceremonies, Performer and Speaker for many Charitable, Corporate, Church, Military, Sports & Political Events, and is in demand for her rendition of the National Anthem. Rebecca has just been named in 2014, the Spokesperson for Airline Ambassadors, which helps orphans and vulnerable children worldwide by advocating child protection and human trafficking awareness.

Rebecca's new CD single release is "Dreams Come True", a duet with Tony LeBron. The song has become an international phenomenon, as fans from around the world are embracing it as their source of love, hope, and inspiration. Just released on Silver Blue/Summit Records and produced by the Grammy Winning Team of Joel Diamond and Rudy Perez, it is consistently the top added AC Radio record of the week. Even before the release of the official video, it had already (organically) surpassed over 10 Million YouTube views and is currently the #1 "Most Popular and Most Requested Wedding Song" in the world.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Joel Diamond, Silver Blue Productions, jdiamond20@aol.com, 818 980--9588

As a singer, actress, and entertainer, Rebecca Holden's appearances have amassed a fan club with members from around the globe. Television viewers all over the world are familiar with Rebecca through her stint as the computer whiz (and KITT's mechanic) on the NBC series "Knight Rider", which still appears in syndication in most major markets throughout the U.S. and in over 200 foreign countries. She attained added recognizability from her role as the diabolical Elena on ABC's "General Hospital" and from countless guest starring roles on such prime time shows as "Magnum P.I.", "Love Boat", "Three's Company", "Taxi", "Night Court", "Mike Hammer", "Remington Steele", "Matt Houston", "Barney Miller", and many others. Her movies have appeared at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as festivals in Manila and Japan. Her charitable work includes Toys for Tots, Feed the Children, Special Olympics, the Music in the Schools program, and Habitat for Humanity. She has served on the board for "Operation California", participating in airlifts of medical aid to Ethiopia, as well as performing for "Live Aid," and "Farm Aid" at Texas Stadium along with Willie Nelson. Appointed as the honorary Mayor of Universal City by MCA Chairman, Lew Wasserman, Rebecca served as goodwill ambassador to local and foreign dignitaries. Most recent events include the American Legion Event for Families of Military Support, US Super Nationals Chess Tournament, Virginia Governor Inaugural Prayer Breakfast, the Kids of Honor Gala, and she was the featured performer for the Celebrity Center Christmas Celebration and an added attraction in the Tribute Concert for Luther Vandross. In June, 2014 Rebecca performed at the United Nations Humanitarian Summit and her new CD recording of "Dreams Come True" was chosen as the theme song for "We Care For Humanity". Musically, Rebecca has performed in a diversity of styles. Classically trained as a voice major and piano minor in college, she has sung opera, and performed the lead roles in musical theater such as "Oliver" and "Damn Yankees". She recorded a country album for Curb records, with her music videos appearing on TNN and CMT. She also recorded both a country and gospel album for BMG Records in Switzerland and toured internationally all over Europe and the Far East, even performing for the King of Malaysia. She had the honor of being the featured performer with the United States Air Force Band at a memorial for WWll veterans for which the President of the United States was the guest speaker. During Rebecca's service as president of the Music City Christian Fellowship, she performed as singer and mistress of ceremonies for the Christian Country Music Awards and the Sunday gospel shows at the Grand Ole Opry. First discovered by a top talent agent while continuing her voice studies in NY, she became one of New York's top models, landing the prestigious title of The Breck Girl, which led to magazine covers and countless other national commercials such as Ivory Soap, Dentyne, Kellogg's, Gillette, Arrid, Chevrolet, and ultimately a major television and film career in Los Angeles. She serves as Mistress of Ceremonies, Performer and Speaker for many Charitable, Corporate, Church, Military, Sports & Political Events, and is in demand for her rendition of the National Anthem. Rebecca has just been named in 2014, the Spokesperson for Airline Ambassadors, which helps orphans and vulnerable children worldwide by advocating child protection and human trafficking awareness. Rebecca's new CD single release is "Dreams Come True", a magnificent duet with Tony LeBron. The song has become an international phenomenon, as fans from around the world are embracing it as their source of love, hope, and inspiration. Released on Silver Blue/Summit Records and produced by the Grammy Winning Team of Joel Diamond and Rudy Perez, it is consistently the top added AC Radio record of the week. Even before the release of the official video, it had already (organically) surpassed over 10 Million YouTube views and is the #1 "Most Popular and Most Requested Wedding Song" in the world. "Dreams Come True" has truly become the people's hit record, and Rebecca is committed to spreading the message: When you believe one person can make a difference, which has always been the "Knight Rider" theme, then you too can make "Dreams Come True."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Joel Diamond September 26, 2015

As a singer, actress, and entertainer, Rebecca Holden's appearances have amassed a fan club with members from around the globe. Television viewers all over the world are familiar with Rebecca as the computer whiz (and KITT's mechanic) on the NBC series "Knight Rider", which still appears in syndication in most major markets throughout the U.S. and in over 200 foreign countries. She also attained viewer popularity from her role as the diabolical Elena on ABC's "General Hospital" and from countless guest starring roles on such prime time shows as "Magnum P.I.", "Love Boat", "Three's Company", "Taxi", "Night Court", "Mike Hammer", "Remington Steele", "Matt Houston", "Barney Miller", and many others. Her movies have appeared at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as festivals in Manila and Japan. Rebecca recently completed two new features in which she stars, "Hollywouldn'ts" and "Canaanland", and also a lead role in a new pilot for Comedy Central. Her charitable work includes Toys for Tots, Feed the Children, Special Olympics, the Music in the Schools program, and Habitat for Humanity. She has served on the board for "Operation California", participating in airlifts of medical aid to Ethiopia, as well as performing for "Live Aid," and "Farm Aid" at Texas Stadium along with Willie Nelson. Appointed as the honorary Mayor of Universal City by MCA Chairman, Lew Wasserman, Rebecca served as goodwill ambassador to local and foreign dignitaries. Most recent events include the American Legion Event for Families of Military Support, US Super Nationals Chess Tournament, Virginia Governor Inaugural Prayer Breakfast, the Kids of Honor Gala, and she was the featured performer for the Celebrity Center Christmas Celebration and an added attraction in the Tribute Concert for Luther Vandross. Rebecca's new recording of "Dreams Come True", has been chosen as the inspirational theme for many recent charitable events at which she has performed including: The United Nations Humanitarian Summit, We Care For Humanity, YWCA Rhapsody Gala, Ventura Animal Rescue Benefit, Family Film Awards, Soulsational Wellness Festival, etc. Musically, Rebecca has performed in a diversity of styles. Classically trained as a voice major and piano minor in college, she has sung opera, and performed the lead roles in musical theater such as "Oliver" and "Damn Yankees". She recorded a country album for Curb records, with her music videos appearing on TNN and CMT. She also recorded both a country and gospel album for BMG Records in Switzerland and toured internationally all over Europe and the Far East, even performing for the King of Malaysia. She had the honor of being the featured performer with the United States Air Force Band at a memorial for WWll veterans for which the President of the United States was the guest speaker. During Rebecca's service as president of the Music City Christian Fellowship, she performed as singer and mistress of ceremonies for the Christian Country Music Awards and the Sunday gospel shows at the Grand Ole Opry. First discovered by a top talent agent while continuing her voice studies in NY, she became one of New York's top models, landing the prestigious title of The Breck Girl, which led to magazine covers and countless other national commercials such as Ivory Soap, Dentyne, Kellogg's, Gillette, Arrid, Chevrolet, and ultimately a major television and film career in Los Angeles. She serves as Mistress of Ceremonies, Performer and Speaker for many Charitable, Corporate, Church, Military, Sports & Political Events, and is in demand for her rendition of the National Anthem. Rebecca is also launching a new jewelry line which will be uniquely packaged with her new Duets CD entitled "Dreams Come True". This album will include Rebecca singing with some of the greatest and most iconic male artists in the world. Her magnificent duet with Jon Secada of the center-piece song, "Dreams Come True", based upon the famous classical Pachelbel's Canon, has now become the #1 Most Popular & Most Requested Wedding Song on YouTube even before its release and has organically surpassed 40 Million views. It is also being recorded in Spanish with Jon and a new Club Remix by UK's red-hot Club Junkies reprises the album. It is produced by the Grammy nominee and multi platinum record producer, Joel Diamond. Rebecca is committed to spreading her message and the message of "Dreams Come True": When you believe one person can make a difference (the "Knight Rider" theme), then you can make "Dreams Come True".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Joel Diamond

Spouse (2)

Joel Diamond (7 January 2015 - present) ( 1 child)
Bob Vassallo (1981 - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (2)

Majored in music in college. Co-host of the short-lived TNN dance show "Dancin' at the Hot Spots" (1993).
No relation to fellow actor William Holden, despite a popular misconception. "I do get that a LOT," she admits.

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