Stepfanie is probably best known for her role as the tough-minded detective, Sgt. Dee Dee McCall on the popular NBC-TV series “Hunter.” Her talent and energy helped to make “Hunter” a true international hit, with hugely successful made-for-television movies featuring the same characters from the series.
Stepfanie has also appeared in many top-rated television films,mini-series as well as critically-acclaimed independent feature films. She has starred opposite the likes of: Fred Dryer, Christy Romano, Frederic Forrest, Jack Scalia,Michael Gross, Antonio Sabato Jr., Christopher Noth, just to name a few.
Her musical abilities were featured in a number of variety specials and she joined Bob Hope for his 1986 Easter special, and once again in 1988 for NBC’s “Fifty Stars Celebrate Bob Hope’s 85th Birthday.” She also hoofed her way through the Busby Berkeley number in “Happy Birthday Hollywood” and hosted Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade twice earning her a Daytime Emmy Award nomination.
Trained as a Mezzo Soprano, she is also a prolific composer and lyricist having released two CDs: “One Dream” and “The Great AmericanSongbook.” Her father was a professional violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and toured with big bands. Her mother is an artist, former model and had her own country/western radio show — so Stepfanie grew up in a very creative, loving, musical environment.