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Who is Randy Quaid?

American actor Randy Randall Rudy Quaid was born in Houston, Texas USA, on 1 October 1950, making Libra his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in nearly 120 TV series and movies, probably still best known for playing Russell Casse in the 1996 action science fiction adventure movie “Independence Day”, which Roland Emmerich wrote and directed, and which starred Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman and Will Smith. It follows the united humans as they’re standing against alien invaders, and the movie won 36 of its 71 award nominations, including an Oscar Award for Best Effects, Visual Effects.

Education and early life

Randy and his younger brother Dennis Quad, who’s today also a famous actor, were raised in Bellaire, Texas by their father William Rudy Quaid who was an electrician, and passed away on 8 February 1987, and mother Juanita Bonniedale ‘Nita’ (nee Jordan) who was a real estate agent.

Randy was persuaded by a friend to take an acting class while attending high school, and didn’t expect that he would fall in love with it, but after only three lessons, he chose to pursue a career in the film industry. Randy matriculated in 1969 and then enrolled at the University of Houston; his drama professor helped him meet American-Serbian screenwriter, director and actor Peter Bogdanovich, who then cast Randy in his first movie: the 1971 romantic drama “The Last Picture Show”, which won 21 of its 43 award nominations, including two Oscar wins for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Cloris Leachman) and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Ben Johnson).

Randy graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1973, and then focused on acting.

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Roles in TV series

Randy’s mostly appeared in movies, and hasn’t had many roles in TV series.

His debut TV series role was playing John in the 1972 episode “Lindemann’s Catch” of the fantasy horror “Night Gallery”, and from 1985 through 1991 (his following role), he played various characters in 18 episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy “Saturday Night Live”, which has been airing since 1975, and has won 297 of its 852 award nominations.

In 1991 and 1992, he starred as Dwight Davis in the popular comedy “Davis Rules”, created by Danny Jacobson and Norma Safford Vela, and which also starred Luke Edwards and Tamayo Otsuki. It follows the life of widower and elementary school principal Dwight Davis, and the series won four of its seven award nominations. The remainder of the ‘90s saw Randy appear in an episode or two of several series, such as the crime thriller “Murder in the Heartland”, the adventure “Tales of the Wild”, and the western “Streets of Laredo”.

In 2003, Randy played Chief Hank Shaw in the drama “The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire”, starring alongside John Carroll Lynch and Mare Winningham; it follows the members of the Shaw family, and the series was nominated for only a single award.

He’s since appeared in only three TV series, all in 2005: five episodes of the action mystery mini-series “5ive Days to Midnight”, two episodes of the biographical musical drama “Elvis”, and two episodes of the action adventure “Category 7: The End of the World”.

Roles in movies

Randy played Herbie in the 1972 comedy “Getting Away from It All”, and some of his following roles were in the 1973 crime action “Lolly-Madonna XXX”, the 1974 drama “The Great Niagara”, and the 1977 crime comedy “The Choirboys”.

In 1984, he portrayed Harold ‘Mitch’ Mitchell in the popular drama “A Streetcar Named Desire”, directed by John Erman, and which starred Ann-Margret, Treat Williams and Beverly D’Angelo. It follows Blanche Dubois who’s come to visit her sister in New Orleans, and has learned that she’s facing issues in life; the movie won 10 of its 19 award nominations. Some of Randy’s other notable performances in the ‘80s were in the ‘86 romantic action horror “The Wraith”, the ‘87 crime thriller “No Man’s Land” and the ‘88 sports drama “Dead Solid Perfect”.

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The year 1995 saw him play the main character Vic Damico in the romantic comedy “Bye Bye Love”, directed by Sam Weisman, and which also starred Matthew Modine and Paul Reiser. It follows the lives of three divorced men, and the film was nominated for two awards. Some of Randy’s following roles were in the 1997 comedy “Vegas Vacation”, the 1999 comedy “The Debtors”, and the 2000 musical “Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits”.

In 2003, Randy played the main character Charlie in the horror thriller “Black Cadillac”, written and directed by John Murlowski, and which also starred Shane Johnson and Josh Hammond. It follows three men in a car as they’re being chased by a mysterious man.

His final three roles, prior to disappearing from the film industry, were in the 2006 biographical historical drama “Goya’s Ghosts”, the 2008 comedy “Real Time”, and the 2009 sports comedy “Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach”; he returned for a single role in 2018, when he played Gordon in the comedy “All You Can Eat”.

Other roles

Randy received special thanks for the 1996 romantic comedy thriller “Mojave Moon”.

He produced the 1999 comedy movie “The Debtors”, and wrote and produced the 2011 documentary film “Star Whackers”.

Some of his recent talk-show appearances have been in “Access Hollywood”, “Good Morning America” and “Hollywood Insider”.

Awards and nominations

Randy’s won eight of his 26 award nominations, including a 1974 Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, for his performance in “The Last Detail”.

Some of his wins include a 1998 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, for “LBJ: The Early Years”, a 1990 Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for “Parents”, and a 2005 Satellite Award for Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Mini-Series, for “Elvis”.

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Legal Issues

Randy’s been arrested on a number of occasions, often together with his wife Evi Motolanez.

He and Evi were arrested for defrauding an innkeeper in 2009, after they used an invalid credit card to pay a bill; the case against Randy was dismissed, but Evi was ordered to do 240 hours of community service, and was put on probation for three years.

The two were charged with burglary in September 2010, after they spent five days at their former home in Santa Barbara – Randy and Evi claimed that they hadn’t sold the house, and that their signatures were forged. They failed to appear at court, and were thus arrested at the Canadian-American border on their US warrants in October of the same year.

Randy was arrested in 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for not having done the non-resident check-in.

Love life and wife

Randy’s married twice. His first wife was American former model Ella Marie Jolly; the two exchanged vows on 11 May 1980, and their daughter Amanda Marie was born on 29 May 1983. Randy and Ella split on 9 September 1986, and their divorce was finalized three years later.

He and American actress Evi Motolanez met on the set of the comedy movie “Bloodhounds of Broadway” in December 1987, and married on 5 October 1989; they’ve been together ever since.

Randy’s yet to speak about other women whom he’s maybe been with, he’s married to his second wife Evi Motolanez as of April 2023, and has a daughter with his former wife Ella Marie Jolly.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Randy supported Donald Trump in both the 2016 and 2020 presidential election, and believes that the 2020 election was a fraud; Trump used Twitter to thank Randy for supporting him.

He’s highly active on Twitter, and has tweeted close to 5,000 times since the launch of his account in January 2015; more than 800,000 people are following Randy on the network today, and many of his tweets are related to politics.

Randy and his second wife Evi actually married thrice: the first time in Monticeto, California, the second in Hollywood, Los Angeles, and the third in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

He and Evi both sought asylum in Canada; Evi became a Canadian citizen in 2011, while Randy’s request was denied in January 2013.

His favorite actor’s Johnny Depp, while some of Randy’s favorite movies include “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, “Alice in Wonderland” and “Sleepy Hollow”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Randy’s age is 72. He has brown eyes and hair, is 6ft 5ins (1.96m) tall and weighs around 240lbs (110kgs).

Randy’s net worth’s been estimated at less than $1 million as of April 2023.

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What is Mia Sara doing now? The Retired Actress Who Charmed Us All

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Who is Mia Sara?

American retired actress Mia Sarapochiello, known better by her simpler professional name Mia Sara, was born in New York City, USA, on 19 June 1967, making Gemini her zodiac sign. She appeared in 45 TV series and movies prior to retiring from acting in 2013, while she’s perhaps still remembered best for playing Melissa, one of the main characters in the 1994 crime action science fiction movie “Timecop”, which Peter Hyams directed, and which also starred Ron Silver and Jean-Claude Van Damme. It follows a police officer who’s working for a security agency that protects time travel, and who now has to stop a politician from altering the past; the movie won one of its five award nominations.

Education and early life

Mia was raised in New York City alongside her sister Cassie Sarapochiello, by their father Jemore Sarapochiello and mother Diana, both of whom were professional photographers; Mia is of Italian descent and was raised Roman Catholic.

She studied at St. Ann’s School, and during her time there became interested in acting, after she was convinced by her teacher to appear in a school play. Mia was 16 when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Francesca in a 1983 episode of the soap opera “All My Children”, and was 18 when she made her debut film appearance, portraying the lead character Lili in the 1985 romantic fantasy adventure “Legend”. The movie was directed by Ridley Scott, also starred Tom Cruise and Tim Curry, and follows a man who’s trying to prevent the Lord of Darkness from destroying daylight; it won one of its 13 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Makeup.

Mia matriculated from St. Ann’s in 1985, and then chose acting over pursuing a college degree.

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Roles in movies

Mia played the lead character Sloane Peterson in the evergreen 1986 comedy “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”, which also starred Alan Ruck and Matthew Broderick, and was written and directed by John Hughes. It follows a boy who’s determined about skipping school for a day, and the film won two of its three award nominations. Some of Mia’s other roles in the ‘80s were in the 1988 horror mystery “Apprentice to Murder”, the 1988 crime mystery “Shadows in the Storm” and the 1989 drama “Big Time”.

In 1991, she starred as Clavelli in the sports adventure “By the Sword”, directed by Jeremy Kagan, and which also starred F. Murray Abraham and Eric Roberts. It follows an elderly man Max who’s begun working for a famous fencing coach as a cleaner, even though he’s also a skilled coach. The following year saw Mia play Leah in the romantic crime drama “A Stranger Among Us”, as well as Jessie Gosselin in the adventure “Call of the Wild”. What also marked the ‘90s for her was playing Natasha in the 1996 thriller “Midnight in Saint Petersburg”, directed by Douglas Jackson, and which starred Michael Caine, Jason Connery and Yuri Limonty; it follows detective Harry Palmer who’s trying to retrieve the stolen plutonium.

Mia started off the 2000s by appearing in the 2001 family adventure “The Impossible Elephant”, then in 2002 the crime drama “Turn of Faith” and the science fiction fantasy “Lost in Oz”. The year 2003 saw her star as Ellen Heaven in the crime comedy “Hoodlum & Son”, written and directed by Ashley Way, and which also starred Ted King and Ron Perlman. Set in 1933, the movie follows the lives of a man and his 10 years old son Archie.

Mia then appeared in three films prior to retiring: the 2007 short comedy “Tinseltown”, the 2011 action family fantasy “Dorothy and the Witches of Oz” and the 2013 short comedy “Pretty Pretty”.

Roles in TV series

In 1987, Mia played Queenie Kelly in both episodes of the romantic mini-series “Queenie”, which starred Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam and Claire Bloom, and follows a girl who’s moved from India to London, England and has become a successful actress; the mini-series was nominated for a single award. Mia went on to appear in a 1988 episode of the crime mystery “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”, and two episodes of the 1989 romantic war mini-series “Till We Meet Again”.

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In 1993, she portrayed Annie Knox in the crime action adventure “Time Trax”, created by Harve Bennett and Jeffrey M. Hayes, and which also starred Dale Midkiff and Elizabeth Alexander; it follows a police officer who’s been sent to the past to track down fugitives hiding there. Mia appeared in only three other TV series in the ‘90s: an episode or two of the mystery thriller “Chicago Hope”, the romantic drama “Strangers” and the romantic science fiction adventure “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”.

In 2002 and 2003, she starred as Dr. Harleen Quinzel in all the 14 episodes of the action adventure “Birds of Prey”, created by Laeta Kalogridis, and which also starred Ashley Scott and Dina Meyer. Set in Gotham City after Batman is no longer its protector, the series follows the city’s new protectors Huntress, Oracle and Black Canary, known as the Birds of Prey; it was nominated for only a single award.

Mia had only three other TV series roles, appearing in the 2005 episode “Jamalot” of the crime mystery “CSI: NY”, the 2006 episode “Battleground” of the horror fantasy “Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King” and two episodes of the 2011 action fantasy comedy “The Witches of Oz”.

Other credits

Mia sang the song “My True Love’s Kiss” in the 1985 movie “Legend”.

She received special thanks for the 2018 action crime comedy “The Happytime Murders”.

Mia appeared in a 1994 episode of the talk-show “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, and most recently, in 2020 made a guest appearance in an episode of the talk-show “Reunited Apart”.

Awards and nominations

Mia won a 1995 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress, for her performance in “Timecop”.

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Life after acting

Mia’s been staying away from the media’s attention since she retired from acting, and has been focused on spending time with her husband and raising her children.

Love life and marriages

Mia’s married twice, and has two children. Her first husband was British actor and director Jason Joseph Connery, perhaps known best for being the son the late British actor Sir Sean Connery. Mia and Jason married on 17 March 1996, and she gave birth to their son Dashiell Quinn Connery in June 1997; their divorce was finalized in 2002.

Not long after the divorce, Mia began dating American voice actor, producer, director and puppeteer Brian Henson; she gave birth to their daughter Amelia Jane Henson in 2005, and they married on 6 April 2010.

There are no other men whom Mia’s dated, that we know about; she’s married to her second husband Brian Henson as of April 2023, and they have a daughter together, while she also has a son with her first husband Jason Connery.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Mia found it hard to laugh in the taxi scene of the 1986 movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”, and was only able to after actor Matthew Broderick tickled her feet and knees.

She became a private pilot in 1994, having earned her license.

Mia and American actress Danielle von Zerneck are co-owners of a production company.

Her acting mentor was the late American actor, screenwriter and director Roy London, who passed way in 1993, aged 50.

Mia’s quite active on her Instagram account ‘MiaSaraWrites’, as she’s posted nearly 200 pictures, while she’s followed by over 9,000 people.

Mia’s favorite actress is Uma Thurman, while some of her favorite movies include the trilogy “Kill Bill”, “Pulp Fiction” and “Gattaca”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Mia’s age is 55. Her eyes are green and hair is brown, she’s 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs).

Mia’s net worth’s been estimated at close to $2 million, as of April 2023.

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Renée Elise Goldsberry: The Woman Behind the Iconic Angelica Schuyler

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Who is Renée Elise Goldsberry?

American actress and singer Renée Elise Goldsberry was born in San Jose, California USA, on 2 January 1971, making Capricorn her zodiac sign. She’s perhaps known best for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway play “Hamilton”, although she’s also popular for her career on TV, especially for playing Evangeline Williamson in 269 episodes (1999-2007) of the soap opera “One Life to Live”. Michael Easton and Erika Slezak starred in the drama, which was created by Agnes Nixon, and follows the lives of three families from the fictional city of Llanview in Pennsylvania; the series aired from 1968 through 2013 and won 95 of its 519 award nominations.

Education and early life

Renée was raised in Houston, Texas as she and her family moved there not long after she was born; her father worked in the automotive industry, and her mother Betty Saunders was an industrial psychologist. Renée has three brothers, but not many details about them or her parents have been disclosed, as Renée respects their privacy.

She was enrolled at an acting camp when she was eight, because her younger brother was very shy and their mother chose to enroll them together. Renée studied at Cranbrook Kingswood School, from which she matriculated in 1989, and she continued her education at Carnegie Mellon University, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1993.

Renée then attended the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, from which she graduated with a Master’s degree in 1997.

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Roles in TV series

Renée’s debut TV series role was playing Ikette in three episodes of the 1999 fantasy comedy “Ally”, and the following years saw her appear in an episode of various series, such as the romantic drama “Providence”, the drama “Any Day Now”, and the comedy “That ‘80s Show”.

From 1997 through 2002, she portrayed Singer in 44 episodes of the popular fantasy comedy “Ally McBeal”, which starred Greg Germann, Calista Flockhart and Jane Krakowski, and was created by David E. Kelley. It follows the life of attorney Ally, and the series won 43 of its 158 award nominations. The remainder of the 2000s saw Renée appear in an episode of the crime mystery “Life on Mars”, the comedy “The Return of Jezebel James”, and another comedy “Royal Pains”.

From 2010 through 2016, she played Geneva Pine in 23 episodes of the crime mystery “The Good Wife”, which starred Chris Noth and Julianna Margulies, and was created by Robert and Michelle King. It follows a woman who has to provide for her family now that her husband’s behind bars, and the series won 31 of its 245 award nominations.

Renée’s three most recent TV series roles have been in 16 episodes of the 2021 musical comedy “Girls5eva”, five episodes of the 2022 action adventure comedy “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law”, and 19 episodes of the 2023 animated adventure comedy “Eureka!” (voice role).

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Roles in movies

Renée’s debut film role was playing Jessica in the 2001 adventure comedy “Palco & Hirsch”, and the following years saw her appear in the 2002 drama “Turnaround”, and in 2008 the crime action “Pistol Whipped” and the romantic musical “Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway”.

The year 2014 saw her play Cynthia Barnes in the crime mystery “Every Secret Thing”, directed by Amy Berg, and which starred Diane Lane, Brynne Norquist and Eva Grace Kellner; it follows a detective as he’s investigating a case involving missing children.

Renée’s also known for playing Kim in the 2015 comedy “Sisters”, directed by Jason Moore, and which starred Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and May Rudolph; it follows two sisters as they’re throwing a party at their family home which is about to be sold, and the film was nominated for four awards.

Renée’s three most recent film roles have been in the 2020 animated action adventure “Dragons: Rescue Riders: Secrets of the Songwing” (voice role), the 2021 biographical comedy “tick, tick… BOOM!”, and the 2022 romantic drama “Anything’s Possible”.

Other credits

Renée voiced Matrina Sedik in the 2001 video game “Star Trek: Away Team”.

She played Nala in the Broadway play “The Lion King”, and was then cast to appear in the plays “Dreamgirls”, “Two Gentlemen of Verona”, and “The Baker’s Wife”.

Renée’s passionate about music, released her album “Everything But the Kitchen Sink” in 2001, and her extended play (EP) “Beautiful” in 2006.

Some of her recent talk-show appearances have been in “Live with Kelly and Mark”, “Marvel Studios: Assembled”, and “That’s My Jam”.

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Awards and nominations

Renée’s won three of her 20 award nominations – a 2005 Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Triangle, for her and her colleagues’ performance in “One Life to Live”, a 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album, for “Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)”, and a 2022 Pena de Prata Award for Best Acting in an Underrated Comedy Series, for “Girls5eva”.

Love life and marriage

Renée prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still known that she’s been a married woman for more than two decades now. She and American lawyer Alexis Johnson exchanged vows in a private ceremony on 8 December 2002, attended by more than 200 of their friends and family members. Renée gave birth to their son Benjamin Johnson on 5 May 2009, and the two adopted their second child in 2014, a girl named Brielle (born on 15 February 2013).

Renée’s yet to speak of other men whom she’s perhaps dated, she’s married to Alexis Johnson as of May 2023, and they have two children together, one adopted.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Renée’s popular on Instagram, and is today followed by over 630,000 people on the social media network, on which she’s posted close to 700 pictures and videos; most of these show her performing in theatre plays, while she’s singing, spending time with her husband and doing yoga in others.

She loves summer, mostly because she enjoys sun tanning at the beach.

Renée’s taking good care of her mental health, as she does yoga and meditates on a daily basis; she’s also physically quite active, as she goes running nearly every morning, and occasionally works out at the gym.

Renée’s favorite actor is Jason Gray-Stanford, and some of her favorite movies include “The Husband She Met Online”, “Earth to Echo” and “Lucky Christmas”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Renée’s age is 52. She has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs about 135lbs (62kgs).

Renée’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of May 2023.

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What is Victoria Principal doing today? Net Worth, Husband, Age

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Who is Victoria Principal?

American actress, producer and author Vicki Ree ‘Victoria’ Principal was born in Fukuoka, Japan, on 3 January 1950, making Capricorn her zodiac sign. She appeared in 39 TV series and movies prior to retiring from acting in 2001, and is perhaps still remembered best for playing Linda Christopher, one of the main characters in the 1976 action crime adventure “Vigilante Force”, written and directed by George Armitage, and which also starred Kris Kristofferson and Jan-Michael Vincent. It tells the story of a small town in which oil’s been found, and violent crime’s skyrocketed.

Education and early life

Victoria spent the first three months of her life in Fukuoka, where her father, US Air Force Sergeant Victor Rocco Principal was stationed; she was then raised alongside her sister Kim in London, England and various US states, by Victor and their mother Ree (nee Veal) who was a housewife.

Victoria was five when she appeared in her first commercial, while she grew up being interested mostly in ballet. She studied at 17 different schools as the family often moved, and matriculated from South Dade Senior High School in Florida in 1968.

Victoria continued her education at Miami-Dade Community College, but was involved in a car crash during her freshman year; it took her several months to recover, and she then learned that she would have to attend the first year all over again. Instead of re-enrolling, Victoria moved to New York City for a couple of months, and then to London, England where she attended an acting school; she moved to Los Angeles, California in 1971, and began working on her way up in the film industry.

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Roles in movies

Victoria’s debut film role was playing Maria Elena in the 1972 romantic comedy “The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean”, directed by John Huston, and which starred Paul Newman, Ava Gardner and Roy Jenson. It follows former outlaw Roy Bean who’s made himself the judge of Vinegaroon, Texas and the movie was nominated for three awards, including an Oscar for Best Music, Original Score.

Some of Victoria’s following roles were in the 1973 comedy “The Naked Ape”, the 1974 action thriller “Earthquake” and the 1975 crime drama “Last Hours Before Morning”.

The year 1980 saw her star as Patti Flynn in the drama “Pleasure Palace”, directed by Walter Grauman, and which also starred Omar Sharif and J. D. Cannon; it follows professional gambler Omar Sharif who’s begun helping the owner of a Las Vegas casino. Victoria could then have been seen appearing in the 1982 romantic comedy “Not Just Another Affair”, the 1987 drama “Mistress” and the 1989 thriller “Naked Lie”.

In 1992, she starred as Patty in the thriller “Seduction: Three Tales from the ‘Inner Sanctum’”, directed by Michael Ray Rhodes, and which also starred John Terry and Gary Beach; the movie’s a compilation of three stories about obsessive love.

Victoria’s final three film roles were in the 1996 thriller “The Abduction”, the 1997 romantic drama “Love in Another Town” and the 1998 comedy “Michael Kael Contre la World News Company”.

Roles in TV series

Victoria made her debut TV series appearance in the 1973 episode “Love and the Perfect Set-Up” of the romantic comedy “Love, American Style”, and was then cast to appear in an episode of the romantic drama “Love Story”, the crime mystery “Banacek” and the family fantasy adventure “Fantasy Island”.

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From 1978 through 1987, she starred as Pamela Barnes Ewing in 251 episodes of the romantic drama “Dallas”, which David Jacobs created, and which also starred Ken Kercheval and Larry Hagman. It follows the life of Texas oil baron J. R. Ewing, the series aired from 1978 through 1991 and won 47 of its 129 award nominations.

Victoria appeared in an episode of a couple of series in the ‘90s, including the family comedy “Home Improvement”, the comedy “The Larry Sanders Show” and the mystery thriller “Chicago Hope”.

Her final TV series role was portraying Gwen Williams in all the 14 episodes of the romantic drama “Titans”, which starred John Barrowman, Yasmine Bleeth and Casper Van Dien, and follows the wealthy Williams family as their secrets are being revealed.

Other credits

Victoria has six producing credits, which include the 1990 thriller movie “Sparks: The Price of Passion”, the 1991 thriller film “Don’t Touch My Daughter” and the 1992 horror thriller movie “Midnight’s Child”.

Some of her most recent talk-show appearances have been in “Tracey Takes On…” (1999), “After They Were Famous” (2002) and “Entertainment Tonight” (2009).

Awards and nominations

Victoria won two Bravo Otto Germany Awards for Best Female TV Star in 1981 and 1982.

Where is Victoria today?

Victoria’s been staying away from media since her retirement from acting, and has been focused on her businesses; she’s until recently had her own skincare company Principal Secret Skincare, which was founded in 1989 and generated revenue of over $1.5 billion.

Victoria gave an interview to the magazine “TV Insider” in 2018, revealing that she was spending most of her time running the company; she sold it to Guthy Renker in April 2019, and has since been focused on running The Victoria Principal Foundation for Thoughtful Existence.

She’s also the owner of her own production company Victoria Principal Productions.

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Love life and husband

Victoria’s been married twice. Her first husband was American screenwriter and producer Christopher Skinner; the two met on the set of the series “Dallas” in 1978, and married in the same year. Victoria filed for divorce in 1980, and it was finalized a year later.

She was then in a two-year relationship with the late British-Australian singer-songwriter and actor Andrew Roy Gibb, who was a founding member of the musical group Bee Gees; Victoria broke up from Andy in March 1982 because of his drug addiction, and he died from myocarditis on 10 March 1988.

She met American plastic surgeon Dr. Harry Glassman in 1983, and they exchanged vows on 22 June 1985; they filed for divorce in May 2006, and it was finalized in December of that year.

Victoria hasn’t spoken about other men whom she’s perhaps dated, she’s unattached as of April 2023, has been married twice and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Victoria’s an author, and published her first book “The Body Principal” in 1983, followed by “The Beauty Principal” in 1984 and “The Diet Principal” in 1987. Her fourth and only other book – “Living Principal” – was published in 2001.

She and her late boyfriend Andy Gibb released their duet song “All I Have to Do Is Dream’ in 1981, and it peaked at #51 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Victoria’s been a philanthropist since the launch of her career, and is mostly focused on environmental issues; she donated $200,000 for the cleaning-up of the Gulf Coast region on 2 June 2010, and $100,000 for the Malibu ballot initiative Measure R in October 2014. She also donated a fleet of rescue boats to American Humane in September 2018, to help save animals in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Victoria’s favorite actress is Raquel Welch, while some of her favorite movies include “Hannie Caulder”, “Fantastic Voyage” and “One Million Years B. C.”

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Height, eyes and wealth

Victoria’s age is 73. Her eyes and hair are brown, she’s 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall and weighs around 135lbs (62kgs).

Victoria’s net worth’s been estimated at over $350 million, as of April 2023.

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