Desperate Housewives
Nicolette Sheridan

Character Name: Edie Britt
Birth Name: Nicolette Sheridan
Sometimes Credited As: Nicollette Sheridan
Birth Date: November 21, 1963
Birth Place: Worthing, Sussex, England, UK
Height: 5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Parents: Mother is English actress Sally Sheridan
Siblings: Has a half brother named Nick Savalas. (his father was Telly Savalas)
Marital Status: Divorced from actor Harry Hamlin (7 September 1991 - 1993)
Flimography: Click here! to read about her other roles
Trivia: Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world [1990]
At one time, was dating singer Michael Bolton.
Met Leif Garrett at age 15. Lived with him under his mother's roof as a minor. The relationship lasted 6 years.
Measurements: 34B-24-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
Despite the fact that she was born in England and contrary to several sources, she is not the granddaughter of the British actress Dinah Sheridan. They are not related.
In November 2004, spent 1 week in the center of the sports world as a key figure in a controversial skit preceding ABC's "NFL Monday Night Football" (1970) in which she ran supposedly nude into the arms of Philadelphia WR Terrell Owens. The skit was designed to bring viewers to ABC's "Desperate Housewives" (2004), whose next episode posted the show's highest numbers to date.
Chosen the worst-dressed celebrity in 2004 by fashion critic Mr. Blackwell (Richard Selzer).
Lost the part of Grace Adler, in "Will & Grace" (1998), to Debra Messing at the final auditions.

About the character:
a man-hungry real estate agent who tries to steal Mike away when not having sex with someone else

About the actor:
Nicollette Sheridan, born in England and raised in London and Los Angeles, is perhaps best known to TV audiences for portraying the beautiful, powerful and manipulative Paige Matheson in the long-running drama series, “Knots Landing.” She returns to series television as Edie Britt, the serial divorcee whose romantic conquests keep the neighborhood buzzing on ABC’s new series, “Desperate Housewives.”

One of Sheridan’s first feature film appearances was in the hit Rob Reiner-directed comedy, “The Sure Thing.” In the film, Sheridan was the object of John Cusack’s cross-country quest to find “the sure thing.” In addition to “Knots Landing,” her television credits include TV miniseries and movies such as “Lucky/Chances,” “Indictment: The McMartin Trial,” “The People Next Door,” “The Spiral Staircase” and “Dead Husbands.”

She has also starred in the feature film comedies “Noises Off,” opposite Michael Caine and Carol Burnett, “Spy Hard,” as Agent 3.14 and opposite Leslie Neilsen, and “Beverly Hills Ninja,” with Chris Farley and Chris Rock.

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