Nicollette Sheridan


Date Of Birth

November 21, 1963


Nicollette Sheridan as Edie Britt

Born on November 21, 1963 in Worthing, West Sussex, England, Nicolette Sheridan was raised by her mother, British actress Sally Sheridan and her mother’s deceased former boyfriend, actor Telly Savalas, in London and Los Angeles.

In 1984, Sheridan made her television debut in the short-lived series, Paper Dolls, and two years later was cast in the role of Paige Matheson on the popular primetime soap, Knots Landing. Initially, hers was a recurring character, but after she proved to be a hit among the shows’ followers, Sheridan was made a regular cast member during the tenth season. The role earned her a 1990 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actress: Prime Time and a 1991 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Heroine: Prime Time.

Following Knots Landing’s final season in 1993, Sheridan went on to appear in numerous productions television productions, including A Time To Heal, Shadows of Desire, Silver Strand, Virus, Indictment: The McMartin Trial, The People Next Door, Murder in My Mind and Dead Husbands. Sheridan also reunited with the Knots Landing cast in the 1997 miniseries, Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac.

Sheridan also has some big screen projects under her belt, having worked on such films as The Sure Thing, Noises Off (where she acted alongside Carol Burnett and Michael Caine), Spy Hard, Beverly Hills Ninja (where she starred opposite late comedian Chris Farley), I Woke Up Early the Day I Died, Raw Nerve, .com for Murder, Lost Treasure and Code Name: The Cleaner.

In 2004, her popularity rose again with her portrayal of Edie Britt on the hit television series, Desperate Housewives. The role earned her a 2005 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, and the following year ranked 48th in Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 List.

Sheridan is presently engaged to singer Michael Bolton. Prior to her renewed relationship and engagement to Bolton, Sheridan had been romantically involved with Swedish actor Nicklas Soderblom and was married to actor Harry Hamlin for two years. She experienced her first real relationship at the tender age of 15, when she dated and lived with then teen idol Leif Garrett.

Place of Birth

Worthing, Sussex, England, UK

Birth Name

Colette Sheridan



Fun Facts

- She was married to Harry Hamlin from 1991 to 1993.

- She is the daughter of English actress Sally Sheridan.

- When she was 15 years old, she met Leif Garrett and lived with him in his mom's house. Their relationship lasted for 6 years.

- She can speak Greek fluently.

- At the age of three, she began riding horses and has done so as a hobby since.

- In 2006, she got engaged to Michael Bolton.

- She is a vegetarian.

- In 2010, she became the spokeswoman for National Guide Dog Month.



2006: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for: "Desperate Housewives". Shared.
2005: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for: "Desperate Housewives". Shared. 1991: Soap Opera Digest Award - Outstanding Heroine: Prime Time for: "Knots Landing"
1990: Soap Opera Digest Award - Outstanding Heroine: Prime Time for: "Knots Landing"


2011: Honeymoon for One (TV movie) - Eve
2011: Noah's Ark: The New Beginning - Zenna (voice)
2010: Untitled Charles & Hines Project (TV movie) - Lori Mays
2004-2009: Desperate Housewives (TV series) - Edie Britt
2008: Fly Me to the Moon 3D - Nadia (voice)
2007: Code Name: The Cleaner - Diane
2005: Deadly Visions (TV movie) - Ann Culver
2004: The Karate Dog (TV movie) - White Cat (voice)
2003: Becker (TV series) - Anna
2003: Will & Grace (TV series) - Dr. Danielle Morty
2003: Lost Treasure - Carrie
2003: Static Shock (TV series) - Darcy/Miss Moore
2003: Deadly Betrayal (TV movie) - Donna Randal
2002: Tarzan & Jane (video) - Eleanor (voice)
2002: Haven't We Met Before? (TV movie) - Eliza/Kate/Emily Winton
2002: .com for Murder - Misty Brummel
2001: The Legend of Tarzan (TV series) - Eleanor
2000: The Spiral Staircase (TV movie) - Helen Capel
2000: Raw Nerve - Izabel Sauvestre
1998: Dead Husbands (TV movie) - Alexandra Elston
1998: I Woke Up Early the Day I Died - Ballroom Woman
1997: Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (TV mini-series) - Paige Matheson
1997: Murder in My Mind (TV movie) - Callain Pearson
1997: Beverly Hills Ninja - Allison Page/Sally Jones
1996: The People Next Door (TV movie) - Anna Morse
1996: Spy Hard - Veronique Ukrinsky, Agent 3.14
1995: Silver Strand (TV movie) - Michelle Hughes
1995: Indictment: The McMartin Trial (TV movie) - Grace
1995: Virus (TV movie) - Marissa Blumenthal
1994: Shadows of Desire (TV movie) - Rowena Ecklund
1994: A Time to Heal (TV movie) - Jenny Barton
1986-1993: Knots Landing (TV series) - Paige Matheson
1992: Somebody's Daughter (TV movie) - Sara
1991: Noises Off... - Brooke Ashton/Vicki
1991: Guns of Paradise (TV series) - Lily
1990: Lucky Chances (TV mini-series) - Lucky Santangelo
1990: Deceptions (TV movie) - Adrienne Erickson
1986: Dark Mansions (TV movie) - Banda Drake
1986: Dead Man's Folly (TV movie) - Hattie Stubbs
1985: The Sure Thing - The Sure Thing
1984: Paper Dolls (TV series) - Taryn Blake


5' 7 1/2" (1.71 m)

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