She appeared in the 1962 hospital melodrama The Interns, and its sequel, The New Interns in 1964. Coincidentally, her longtime friend and Hart to Hart series' star, Wagner, signed a contract with Universal, but did not guest-star on more shows than Powers did.In 1965, she played opposite Tallulah Bankhead in Die! My Darling (originally released in England as Fanatic). Her role as stripper Dottie Del Mar in 1979's Escape to Athena with Roger Moore turned out to be Powers' last theatrical film to date.He is the son of Hazel Alvera (née Boe), a telephone operator, and Robert John Wagner, Sr., a traveling salesman who worked for the Ford Motor Company. He made his film debut in The Happy Years (1950); was signed by agent Henry Willson and put under contract with 20th Century-Fox, where he gained attention with a small but showy part as a shell-shocked soldier in With a Song in My Heart (1952).This led to starring roles in a series of films, including: with veteran actor Clifton Webb, Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) and Titanic (1953), Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953), Prince Valiant (1954), and White Feather (1955, with Debra Paget and Jeffrey Hunter).She remained extremely close throughout her life to her mother, born Juliana Dimitria Golan (1912–2009) in New York, of Polish descent. Before the Hart to Hart success, she starred in The Feather and Father Gang as Toni "Feather" Danton, a successful lawyer, whose father, Harry Danton, was a smooth-talking ex-con man (played by Harold Gould). Guest roles on other popular TV shows include: Mc Cloud (1971), The Mod Squad (1972), Kung Fu (1974), The Rockford Files (1975), Three for the Road (1975), The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman (1976), and Mc Millan & Wife (1977).Her mother, who died in Los Angeles from pneumonia at 96 years old, Powers appeared in several motion pictures in the early 1960s in secondary roles such as the thriller Experiment in Terror, If a Man Answers, and Mc Lintock! She played a schoolgirl in Tammy Tell Me True (1961), and Bunny, the police chief's daughter, in Palm Springs Weekend (1963). Powers appeared in these shows long after she signed a contract with Universal Studios in 1970.Wagner's autobiography, Pieces of My Heart: A Life, written with author Scott Eyman, was published on September 23, 2008.
Her father was a Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe. The two went on to co-star in the popular Hart to Hart series nine years later. In 1967, she appeared in Warning Shot with David Janssen. Her feminine charms serve as the bait, while her partner Noel Harrison provides the fireworks." The series lasted for only one season (29 one-hour episodes), airing from September 16, 1966 to April 11, 1967.As the stars of the 1980s TV classic Hart To Hart, Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers were one of the most popular - and glamorous - couples on the small screen.But 26 years after the show finished, the pair showed that they are still looking good when they got back together for a special Hart To Hart Reunion in Beverly Hills.Powers' bronze jacket and brown trousers, and Wagner's smart dark suit were a far cry from the over-the-top outfits, fur coats and tuxedos their characters wore during the five seasons of the show.The event, at Beverly Hills' Paley Centre For Media, saw the pair discussing the TV series, which ran from 1979-1984.Robert Wagner - who played Jonathan Hart in the show - looked younger than his 80 years as he posed with former co-star Powers, who at 68 appeared to have hardly aged at all since her starring role as Jennifer Hart.In fact the main thing which seems to have changed since the 80s is their fashion sense. She was one of those working actresses whose stardom was neither meteoric nor legendary but for whom acting was just another way of earning a living. She was known for The Girl From Uncle (1966) or Hart To Hart (1979) depending on your vintage.