Former âEight Is Enoughâ star Connie Newton Needham recently opened up to RadarOnline.com about her battle with ovarian cancer. Read more below.
This was the first time that Needham spoke publicly about her illness. As you can see in the video of the interview the 50-year-old actress still has a glow about her. In fact if she hadnât revealed that she is sick I wouldnât have been able to tell based off of her appearance. So, yes, despite her circumstances she still is dazzling.
For the Q&A time she was wearing a white shirt and a brooch, as she was positioned next to a bush and some lovely flowers. To watch the full interview click here.
When asked, âHow did you feel when the doctor told you that it was cancer,â she replied:
âI kind of went into that weird, you know, sort of shock where everything else shuts down, and you donât really hear anything else. You start to get hot and your heart rate is going and you’re trying to keep under control.
Needham went on to reveal that she asked the doctor, âIs there any way it could be anything other than cancer?â To which her physician replied “noâ.
As a biography: Connie Newton Needham was born on December 5, 1959 in Anaheim, California. She is best known for her portrayal of Elizabeth Bradford on the TV show âEight Is Enough,â which spanned from the late 70s to the early 80s. She was also on NBCâs âFameâ. She currently resides in Orange County, where she teaches dance. She has two daughters named Kimberly and Taylor.
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