- 1 Who is Nicolette Sheridan?
- 2 Nicollette Sheridan- The Naked Truth: Childhood, Education
- 3 Career Beginnings
- 4 Rise to Prominence
- 5 Most Recent Projects
- 6 Nicollette Sheridan Net Worth, Height, Weight, Appearance
- 7 Nicollette Sheridan Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Divorce
- 8 Nicollette Sheridan News and Facts
Who is Nicolette Sheridan?
Nicollette Sheridan is an English-American actress, producer, and writer, who achieved stardom with the roles of Paige Matheson in the soap opera “Knots Landing”, Edie Britt in the TV series “Desperate Housewives” (2004-2009), and most recently as Alexis Carrington in the soap opera “Dynasty” (2018-2019), in addition to other characters she has portrayed during her career.
Nicollette Sheridan- The Naked Truth: Childhood, Education
Born Nicollette Flora Vivianne Sheridan on the 21st November 1963, in Worthing, Sussex, England, she is the daughter of Sally Adams, an actress, and Arthur Sheridan.
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She has a half brother, Nick Savalas, from her mother’s relationship with Telly Savalas; Telly became her stepfather. Nicollette moved to the US in 1973, when she was just ten years old, but before this she attended the Arts Educational School in London.
Nicollette started her journey as a fashion model in the early ‘80s, and made appearances in Vogue and also graced the cover page of Cosmopolitan. However, as she got older, her interest in acting increased, and in 1984 she made her acting debut as Taryn Blake in the TV series “Paper Dolls”.
Two years later, Nicollette won the role of Paige Matheson in the soap opera “Knots Landing” (1986-1993) and appeared in over 180 episodes of the Golden Globe Award-nominated series, which made her very popular.
Rise to Prominence
She continued with several television films during the ‘90s, appearing in “A Time to Heal” (1994), “Shadows of Desire” (1994), then the sci-fi thriller “Virus”, co-starring William Devane, Stephen Caffrey, the Golden Globe Award-winning thriller-drama film “Indictment: The McMartin Trial” (1995), and the crime thriller film “Raw Nerve” (1999).
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She waited until 2004 for another notable role, but the wait paid off when she was chosen as Edie Britt in the Golden Globe Award-winning drama series “Desperate Housewives”. She appeared in 111 episodes from 2004 until 2009, when she announced that she is leaving the show. In 2010 she sued Marc Cherry, producer and creator of the show, claiming that she was maltreated while in the show, and sought $20 million, but the jury failed to reach a verdict and a mistrial was declared. After this, she started several times to renew the trial, but without success.
Nicollette continued her career, and in 2010 starred in the comedy television film “Lee Mathers”, and in 2011 appeared in the Hallmark channel television romantic comedy film “Honeymoon for One”.
Most Recent Projects
In the next few years, Nicollette featured in several projects, but without any major success. After this period of her life, she had the lead role in the romantic comedy television film “All Yours” (2016), co-starring Dan Payne and Kiefer O’Reilly, and most recently Nicollette was selected to play Alexis Carrington in the “Dynasty” reboot, and is now working on the television film “The Chameleon”, which is yet to be released.
Nicollette Sheridan Net Worth, Height, Weight, Appearance
Nicollette has featured in over 50 films and TV series, and her net worth has grown significantly during her career, especially when she starred in “Desperate Housewives” – she has a Golden Globe Award- nomination for her work on the show.
Sources have estimated Sheridan’s net worth to be as high as $25 million, as of early 2020.
Nicollette Sheridan stands at 5ft 7ins (1.71m) tall, while she weighs approximately 137lbs ~ 62kg, and her vital statistics are 38-26-37; she has blonde hair and blue eyes.
Nicollette Sheridan Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Divorce
Nicollette has had a very rich love life; when she was still in her teens she was dating Leif Garrett, singer and actor, and even lived with him in his family home.
Her career took off and she became something of a sex symbol, and she then dated such stars as Scott Baio, Roger Wilson, and Jimmy Van Patten.
Her first marriage was to Harry Hamlin – the two married on the 7th September 1991, but divorced less than a year later, on the 21st August 1992. She then began a romance with famous singer, Michael Bolton, which lasted from 1992 until 1997.
Her next lover was Nicklas Soderblom, a Swedish personal trainer, and the pair even became engaged, but called off their affair after two years of romance.
She returned to Bolton in 2005, and they became engaged in early 2006, but in August 2008 they broke-up again.
Years later, she started dating Aaron Phypers, and the two married in December 2015; however, that marriage was also short-lived, as she filed for divorce on the 15th July 2016, finalized only in August 2018. Since then Nicollette has remained single, while her ex-husband is dating former fashion model and Hollywood star, Denise Richards.
Nicollette Sheridan News and Facts
Nicollette has recently stepped down from her role of Alexis Carrington, only to have more time with her cancer-ridden mother, of which she talked following the announcement of her exit from the show. Her replacement is Elaine Hendrix.
Nicollette’s father left the family when she was less than a year old and she has never seen him again. She went to the Buckley School, from which she was almost expelled after being caught forging her mother’s signature. As a result, her mother transferred her to Millfield School for girls, from which she eventually matriculated in 1981.
Nicollette likes horse riding and is an avid dog lover, and has a golden retriever as a pet, which she named Oliver.
Back in 1991, she was named one of magazine People’s 50 Most Beautiful People.
Nicollette is a vegetarian and has a strict diet which she tends to follow daily. She is active on social media, and has around 700,000 followers on Instagram.