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  • Candy Spelling

    Candy Spelling
    Candy Marer married television producer Aaron Spelling in 1968. The couple had two children, Tori and Randy, and Candy Spelling became one of Hollywood's most famous wives and mothers. She shares her personal journey in a new book called "Stories from Candyland."
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  • Candy Spelling

    Candy Spelling
    Candy Spelling worried that her husband, Aaron Spelling, was too thin when they were dating and first married. "My sweet husband always said he loved my cooking," she wrote in her book, "Stories from Candy-land."
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  • Photo: Candy Spelling

    Photo: Candy Spelling
    Candy Spelling began modeling while still in high school. In later years, she modeled jewelry for fashion magazines.
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  • Candy Spelling

    Candy Spelling
    Candy and Aaron Spelling are seen here on the set of "The Mod Squad" with co-star Clarence Williams III.
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  • Photo: Candy Spelling and family.

    Photo: Candy Spelling and family.
    The Spelling family -- Randy, Candy, Aaron and Tori -- in 2001.
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  • Photo: Candy Spelling's mansion.

    Photo: Candy Spelling's mansion.
    The Spelling "Manor" decorated for Christmas in 2007.
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  • Photo: Snow on Christmas at the Spelling mansion.

    Photo: Snow on Christmas at the Spelling mansion.
    Snow in California? Artificial snow was brought in for the Spelling children one Christmas.
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  • Candy Spelling

    Candy Spelling
    Aaron and Candy Spelling renewed their wedding vows on their 16th wedding anniversary. "We alternated dancing with each other and Tori and Randy all night," she wrote in her book.
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  • Photo: Candy Spelling and family.

    Photo: Candy Spelling and family.
    In addition to their children, Aaron and Candy Spelling had four dogs.
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  • Candy Spelling

    Candy Spelling
    The Spelling family backstage with performers Siegfried and Roy after a show in Las Vegas.
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  • Photo: Candy Spelling

    Photo: Candy Spelling
    The Spelling family cutting loose in a hotel room.
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  • Photo: Candy Spelling with Nancy Reagan.

    Photo: Candy Spelling with Nancy Reagan.
    Young Randy Spelling greets First Lady Nancy Reagan during a family trip to the White House. Candy and Tori Spelling also are pictured. <p> "Randy bowed to Nancy Reagan," Candy Spelling wrote in her book, "and said, 'Hello, Mrs. President.'"
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  • Photo: Candy Spelling's dolls.

    Photo: Candy Spelling's dolls.
    Candy Spelling began selling a line of dolls on the television shopping network QVC in 1990
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  • Photo: Tori and Randy Spelling.

    Photo: Tori and Randy Spelling.
    Tori and Randy Spelling during a family trip to New York City.
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