Carol Elizabeth Heiss Jenkins (born January 20, 1940) is an American figure skater and former actress. She received gold and silver medals in the 1956 and 1960 Winter Olympics. She retired from figure skating after the 1960 Olympics, She starred in the 1961 movie Snow White and the Three Stooges. She was the first female skater to perform a double Axel jump. Heiss was born in New York City.
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