Actress Born Helen Luella Koford on January 7, 1929, the Los Angeles, California, native worked as a model before she made her film debut at age 11 in 20th Century-Fox's 1940.
But when viewers realized that this killer- with-a-killer body could actually act, the show.
She wanted to be an actress and soon landed an agent.
Her mother, Kimberly Schmid, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese ancestry, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South.
Christina Ann McNichol was born in California on September 11, 1962.