Carol Sydes

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  • Also known by her later stage name, Cindy Carol, she is best known as Gidget in "Gidget goes to Rome" and also played the part of Jimmy Stewart's daughter in "Dear Bridgette". Her father was a school teacher and her Mom a homemaker; siblings included older brother Anthony and sister Debbie. Noreen Corcoran of "Bachelor Father" played one of her girlfiends in "Gidget Goes to Rome". I believe that Carol was actually her middle name. From 1969 until shortly before he died in 1988 she was married to actor Christopher (Chris) Connelly who played one of the Harrington brothers on Peyton Place TV show (no confirmation but this was pieced together from web info, including a "guest appearance" they made on "Celebrity Tattlers Special" in the 1980s and celebrity marriage listings. As of this date, 6/28/2005, a source confirms that she is still with us and has two children; unfortunately there is no more current info.