Rebecca Holden (born June 12, 1958) is an American actress and singer.
Early life and career:
While studying voice and piano in NY, Holden was discovered in New York City by an agency and started appearing on magazine covers and did commercials for such companies as Breck Shampoo, Ivory Soap, Dentyne, Kelloggs, Chevrolet, Gillette, Playtex, Arrid, and Seven Up. She moved to Hollywood and her first appearance on TV was a guest spot on Three's Company, but it wasn't until 1983 when she got her big break starring on the 1982 hit TV series Knight Rider as April Curtis during the show's second season from 1983 to 1984.
After Holden left Knight Rider she appeared in some movies and had more guest appearances on TV shows, some of which include 'Love Boat, 'Magnum, P.I.', Matt Houston, 'Remington Steele', 'Cheers', "Night Court", Taxi, Remington Steele, Quincy, and TJ Hooker. Holden starred on the soap opera General Hospital as Elena Cosgrove in 1987.
Holden charted two singles for TRA-Star Records in 1989: "The Truth Doesn't Always Rhyme" and "License to Steal", She recorded the album, "The Highway Runs Both Ways" for Curb Records and a self-titled album for BMG Europe.
She was co-host of the short-lived TNN dance show "Dancin' at the Hot Spots" in 1993. She continued to tour the globe with her music, and serve as an emcee and performer for various charitable and corporate events as well as for military and veterans affairs.
In 2009, Holden portrayed the character, Beth, in the movie adaptation of The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith .
In 2013, Holden released a new duet single, "Dreams Come True"; the song has amassed over 10 million views collectively on Youtube as fans have embraced it as their own wedding theme and used it to accompany their and memorable life highlights and personal videos. The duet album was recorded in August 2014 with singing partner Tony LeBron, winner of the Gospel Dream competition, and produced by Rudy Perez of BullsEye Studios in Miami. Perez is credited with 300 #1 records and named Producer of the Decade. The album is being released on Silver Blue/ Summit Records.
Despite a popular misconception, she is not related to the late William Holden.
Alternative title: Yogoreta eiyû
Twenty Dollar Star
The Hollywood Beach Murders
Rebecca the Waitress
Alternative title: Bloody Moon
The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith
The Love Boat
Too Close for Comfort
T. J. Hooker
Dr. Carol Masters,
The New Mike Hammer
CBS Summer Playhouse
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