Heather Deen Locklear is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place. She also starred as Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty from 1981 to 1989. Locklear’s film roles include the science-fiction thriller Firestarter and the romantic comedy The Perfect Man.
About Heather Locklear in brief
Heather Deen Locklear is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place. She also starred as Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty from 1981 to 1989. Locklear’s film roles include the science-fiction thriller Firestarter and the romantic comedy The Perfect Man. She was named one of People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People twice, first in 1994, and again in 2001. In 2002, Locklear earned two Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Drama. In 2003, she starred in a pilot for her own comedy series, Once Around the Park, but this same year, the series was unsuccessful. She had a recurring role on the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland and a main role on TNT drama-comedy television series Franklin & Bash in 2013. She has Native American ancestry. Locklear attended UCLA, and pledged Chi Omega and Delta Delta Delta, but was never initiated into either sorority. She made her earliest screen appearances in the early 1980s with small roles in episodes of CHiPs, 240-Robert and Eight Is Enough, before beginning a long-term collaboration with Aaron Spelling.
She appeared as Drew Barrymore’s mother in Firestarter and had a starring role in the 1989 movie The Return of Swamp Thing ; she also starred in the short-lived sitcom Going Places. In 1996, she appeared as the main guest on Muppets Tonight, performing in a muppet-style spoof of Melrose place titled \”Muppet Heights\”. She was also the subject of a Lifetime Intimate Portrait special in 1997, and of an E! True Hollywood Story special in 2004. In 2004, she made a guest appearance on the sitcom Two and a Half Men, which starred Charlie Sheen. She then co-starred in the television series Scrubs, which was set on the set of the LAX set of Charlie Sheen’s film Uptown Girls. In 2008, she co- starred in the theatrical film Upsown Girls, which also featured Charlie Sheen as the star of the musical comedy. In 2009, she was the guest host on Saturday Night Live on May 14, 1994. In 2010, she had a brief role on the sitcom Spin City, which ended in 2002. In 2011, she played Officer Stacy Sheridan on T. J. Hooker and Caitlin Moore on Spin City.