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Stephanie Beacham Reveals She Was Raped In The Early 1970s


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Actress Stephanie Beacham has revealed she was raped in the early 1970s and stayed quiet about the ordeal. The ‘Dynasty’ star has never previously spoken about the attack, but has now opened up to the Sunday Telegraph, describing the trauma she suffered and how it "screwed up" her life at the time.

Stephanie BeachamStephanie Beacham has revealed she was raped in the early 1970s.

Beacham described to the newspaper the dangers she faced as a young actress, saying that, while the stage was a safe place, once she left the theatre she had to be very fast on her toes.

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Stephanie Beacham Reveals Rape Trauma


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The former Dynasty star made the revelation during an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, and said her attacker was "not a theatrical person", but declined to give any more details.

When asked why she had kept quiet about suffering such a serious sexual assault, she said she felt it was her fault, and added, "It screwed up my life, definitely."

During the interview, she told the reporter that she had managed to avoid rape several more times during the 1970s. "I sharpened my conversational ability - so men didn't think they could take advantage of me in any way," she explained.

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Stephanie Beacham's Missing Belongings Recovered


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The British star was "devastated" when hundreds of personal letters and family photographs disappeared while being moved to a storage unit in south London in February (15).

Beacham has now been reunited with her belongings after a schoolboy and his father discovered them in a suitcase on a rubbish tip by the Kingsferry Bridge in Kent, England.

The pair contacted Beacham, who is currently living in Spain, via Facebook.com and she called them up to thank them before arranging for a friend to collect her items.

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Stephanie Beacham Begs For Return Of Missing Belongings


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Former Dynasty star Stephanie Beacham has begged for the return of personal items she suspects were stolen while she was moving house.

The actress, who divides her time between London and Los Angeles, was moving sentimental belongings including photographs and mementos from the U.S. to the U.K. when some went missing.

On Thursday (26Feb15), a turquoise suitcase disappeared from a van in London while the items were being moved into storage.

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Gok Wan, Stephanie Beacham, John Partridge, Gary Wilmot and Paul Zerdin - John Partridge, Gok Wan, Stephanie Beacham, Gary Wilmot and Paul Zerdin star in what's being billed as 'Britain's biggest pantomime', Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Partridge stars as the Prince, Wan makes his panto debut as The Man in the Mirror, with Beacham as the Wicked Queen, Wilmot the pantomime Dame and Zerdin playing Muddles. The show runs from Thursday 19 December 2013 to Sunday 2 February 2014. - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Tuesday 17th December 2013

Gok Wan, Stephanie Beacham, John Partridge, Gary Wilmot and Paul Zerdin
Gok Wan, Stephanie Beacham and John Partridge
Gok Wan, Stephanie Beacham and John Partridge
Gok Wan
Gok Wan

'Aladdin' Celebrity Press Night

Stephanie Beacham and John McEnery - 'Aladdin' celebrity press night held at the New Wimbledon Theatre - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Monday 9th December 2013

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Stephanie Beacham

Russ Abbot To Join Onscreen 'Grey Mates' For Newly Commissioned BBC One Comedy


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Acting veteran Russ Abbot has been confirmed to join the cast of an upcoming BBC One comedy, provisionally titled Grey Mates, will also star June Whitfield and Stephanie Beacham, rounding out a trio of pensioners living out their twilight years on the Norfolk coast. The premise is that each of the seniors faces his or her golden years in a different way. And OK, it might not sound that exciting, but let’s all think back to the original premise of Downton Abbey. There might still be some potential here too.

Alison Steadman, Philip Jackson, Paula Wilcox and James Smith will join Abbot to complete the principal cast of the series. Controller of BBC One Charlotte Moore said for BBC News: "Comedy has a unique ability to make the ordinary extraordinary and Grey Mates delivers that with a big hit of characters."

She added that the onset of retirement is "hilariously brought to life by a stellar cast whose relationships are tested in a multitude of ways."

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Stephanie Beacham Dons Grey Hair For Comedy About Pensioners


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Former Dynasty star Stephanie Beacham is ditching her glamorous appearance in favour of grey hair for a new British sitcom about pensioners.

Beacham, 66, who played sultry Sable Colby in the popular U.S. soap opera, will join British comedian Russ Abbot and actress Alison Steadman in new Bbc comedy Grey Matters, which is set in Norfolk, England.

The show, which follows a group of old age pensioners (Oap) living in the countryside, began filming on Tuesday (24Sep13).

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Stephanie Beacham Eyes Dynasty Reboot


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Actress Stephanie Beacham is urging fans of legendary Tv drama Dynasty to campaign for a comeback following the success of the Dallas reboot last year (12).

Beacham lined up against stars including Linda Evans and Joan Collins as Sable Colby during the programme's original run in the 1980s.

Dynasty was dropped in 1989 after nine seasons as ratings plummeted, but Beacham has now revealed the stars of the show are eyeing a return following the relaunch of rival Tv show Dallas, which was revived last year with its original surviving cast and a slew of new faces.

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At Prince Azim's Birthday Party Held At The Dorchester Hotel

Stephanie Beacham and Dorchester Hotel Monday 25th June 2012 at Prince Azim's birthday party held at the Dorchester Hotel

Stephanie Beacham and Dorchester Hotel
Stephanie Beacham and Dorchester Hotel

Appear In A New Advertising Campaign For Snickers

Joan Collins and Stephanie Beacham - Joan Collins and Stephanie Beacham UK - appear in a new advertising campaign for Snickers Wednesday 11th January 2012

Joan Collins and Stephanie Beacham

Dynasty Divas Reunite For Chocolate Campaign


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Joan Collins has reunited with her Dynasty arch-enemy Stephanie Beacham for a new TV slot to promote chocolate bars.

The 1980s TV soap queens star opposite each other in the upcoming campaign for nutty treat Snickers, and they are reprising their diva roles.

Collins appears in a men's locker room as the alter-ego of a sportsman in the advert, which features the slogan: "You're not you when you're hungry".

She says, "Filming in a men's locker room was not exactly a typical location for me but it was certainly a fun experience. I loved reuniting with Stephanie to play the glamorous diva roles we were so well known for.

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At The ITV Studios

Stephanie Beacham and ITV Studios Monday 24th October 2011 at the ITV Studios London, England

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Stephanie Beacham and Itv Studios
Stephanie Beacham and Itv Studios

Beacham Using Big Brother Fee To Help Addict Daughter


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Actress Stephanie Beacham signed up to appear in U.K. reality show Celebrity Big Brother to help her drug addict daughter beat her demons - by using the $160,000 (£100,000) fee to pay for ongoing rehab treatment.

The veteran TV actress stunned fans by agreeing to appear in the reality show, which sees her live in a camera-filled house with other well-known faces, including Sisqo, Stephen Baldwin and Ivana Trump.

But the 62 year old has a dark reason for needing the huge appearance fee - she has vowed to continue helping daughter Phoebe stay clear of drugs.

The 35 year old has battled cocaine addiction, and even slashed her wrists last year (09) after her drink was allegedly spiked.

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Beacham's Doctor Lover Discovered Skin Cancer


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British actress Stephanie Beacham discovered the benefits of falling for a doctor when her lover alerted her to a skin cancer problem on her face.


The Dynasty star thought the pink patch on her nose was nothing but a blemish, but the 62 year old's boyfriend alerted her to the fact it was much more serious.


She tells America's Globe publication, "He said, 'Do you know you have skin cancer on your nose? You must get it looked at immediately'."


A biopsy then revealed she had basal cell carcinoma and doctors were able to surgically remove the lesion.

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