“A Date with Chris” - The Chris Noel Story
Written by Kevin T. Baldwin with Chris Noel
Two years ago, while researching another story,
I came upon the bio of Chris Noel and was fascinated by her story.
I contacted Chris to see if she’d be interested in my writing a play
based upon her life and career and she approved.
The script came out so successful we adapted it for the screen
and are currently in discussions to get it produced. “A Date with Chris”
is her true story from actress to staunch
Called “the next Marilyn Monroe,” sexy new starlet Chris Noel
played opposite Steve McQueen in SOLDIER IN THE RAIN,
and co-starred in GIRL HAPPY with Elvis Presley!
But in 1965, after visiting wounded veterans in a hospital,
Chris realized her true calling. The starlet became a soldier.
Chris became a DJ for Armed Forces Radio Network,
and her daily radio show, "A Date with Chris," was an instant hit.
Chris braved sniper fire and experienced a terrifying helicopter crash.
In the 1970s, as war raged abroad and at home,
Chris got married to a handsome young Lieutenant ...
but her battlefield romance was devastated by a shocking tragedy.
In the 1990s, after opening a number of shelters for homeless veterans,
she went on to become a national advocate and icon for a lost generation of
Chris was even immortalized in the comic book “The ‘
She has been nominated for the Presidential Medal of Freedom by the veterans who still remember her contribution to making their lives better.
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