Date: 23rd March 2001
Hollywood actress MELANIE GRIFFITH is appealing to her celebrity friends - to help paralyzed stuntwoman HEIDI VON BELTZ.
The WORKING GIRL (1988) star's daring best friend was injured on the set of FARRAH FAWCETT's film CANNONBALL RUN, The (1981) in 1981. But now the wife of ANTONIO BANDERAS believes her friend will walk again after seeing two neurological specialists, one of which helped Melanie with her neck problems.
The 43-year-old actress has joined forces with SHARON STONE, HARRISON FORD and JACK NICHOLSON to raise funding for the expensive operations to help Heidi walk again. (ES/NE/KW)