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Nicollette Sheridan

Nicollette Sheridan (born November 21, 1963) is an English television and film actress, best known for playing Edie Britt on the ABC dramedy series Desperate Housewives (2004–2009) and as Paige Matheson of the CBS primetime soap opera Knots Landing (1986–1993). In film, she is known for her roles in The Sure Thing (1985), Noises Off (1992), Spy Hard (1996) and Beverly Hills Ninja (1997). Sheridan was born in Worthing, Sussex, England, the daughter of actress Sally Sheridan (née Adams). She attended school at Millfield in Somerset. In 1969, her mother was working alongside Greek-American actor Telly Savalas on the James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. The couple started an affair, and after completion of shooting, Savalas moved the entire family to the United States. Her mother gave birth to a son, Nicholas Savalas, on February 24, 1973. Telly Savalas and Sally Sheridan separated in 1977, and the family split their time between the United States and England. Nicollette Sheridan made her debut in the US primetime soap opera Paper Dolls in 1984, but her breakthrough came in 1986, when she joined the cast of the CBS primetime soap Knots Landing as "Paige Matheson". She

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Nicollette Sheridan -- 'Desperate Housewives' Retrial Called Off

Nicollette Sheridan
'Desperate Housewives' Retrial Called Off

Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit against Touchstone over her dismissal from "Desperate Housewives" was dealt a critical blow yesterday when an appeals court issued a ruling… READ MORE >

Nicollette Sheridan Gets Retrial in 'Desperate Housewives' Wrongful Termination Case

Nicollette Sheridan
Gets Retrial in 'Housewives' Wrongful Termination Case

Nicollette Sheridan will get another chance to prove she was wrongfully terminated from "Desperate Housewives" -- because a judge has decided to allow a retrial after the previous one ended with a… READ MORE >

- 833 days ago
Nicollette Sheridan -- From Big Lawsuits to Itty Bitty Swimsuits!

Nicollette Sheridan
From Big Lawsuits to Itty Bitty Swimsuits

A month after a judge declared a mistrial in her "Desperate Housewives" wrongful termination case, a pink bikini clad Nicollette Sheridan bathed her lady bones in the waters off St. Bart's this… READ MORE >

- 835 days ago
Nicollette Sheridan -- Hung Jury in 'Desperate Housewives' Trial

Nicollette Sheridan
Hung Jury In 'Housewives' Trial

The judge has declared a mistrial in the Nicollette Sheridan vs. "Desperate Housewives" wrongful termination trial ... which means nobody wins ... and nobody loses ... but it looks like the stage… READ MORE >

- 863 days ago
Marc Cherry -- Off the Hook in 'Desperate Housewives' Lawsuit

Marc Cherry
Off the Hook In 'Housewives' Lawsuit

A crushing blow to Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination suit -- the judge just threw out the actress' battery claim against "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry ... meaning Cherry is… READ MORE >

- 869 days ago
New Witness in Nicollette Sheridan Trial May Be Smoking Gun

Nicollette Sheridan Trial
New Witness May Be Smoking Gun

A new witness has surfaced in the Nicollette Sheridan trial who could raise the specter of a cover-up.Nicollette's lawyers told the judge today ... they have a witness -- a low-level employee on… READ MORE >

- 870 days ago
Marc Cherry: No Hard Feelings Against Nicollette ... Really??

Marc Cherry:
No Hard Feelings Against Nicollette ... Really??

"Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry just fed the jury a spoonful of crap in his court battle with Nicollette Sheridan ... swearing he WASN'T ANGRY with Nicollette when she accused him of… READ MORE >

- 874 days ago
‘Desperate Housewives’ Writer Lori Kirkland Baker -- Marc Cherry Didn't Plan to Kill Nicollette's Character

'Housewives’ Writer
Marc Cherry Didn't Plan to Kill Nicollette's Character

Marc Cherry did not plan to kill off Nicollette Sheridan's character on "Desperate Housewives" until after he allegedly hit her ... at least as far as one writer could tell back when she worked on… READ MORE >

- 875 days ago
Nicollette Sheridan Targeted for Death by OJ

Nicollette Sheridan
Targeted for Death By OJ

Nicollette Sheridan's character on "Desperate Housewives" was set to die, long before Marc Cherry struck her ... and the code name for her demise was OJ.Marc Cherry testified today in the trial --… READ MORE >

- 875 days ago
Marc Cherry -- Yeah I Struck Nicollette Sheridan, BUT ....

Marc Cherry
Yeah, I Struck Nicollette, BUT ....

"Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry is asking the judge in the Nicollette Sheridan case to let his lawyers impeach the fired actress on grounds she has been inconsistent in her story that… READ MORE >

- 877 days ago

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