Vicki Ree Principal, known as Victoria Principal, is an American actress and author. She is best known for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the American primetime television soap opera series Dallas. In the mid-1980s, she became interested in natural beauty therapies, and in 1989, she created a self-named line of skincare products, Principal Secret.
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Vicki Ree Principal, known as Victoria Principal, is an American actress and author. She is best known for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the American primetime television soap opera series Dallas. In the mid-1980s, she became interested in natural beauty therapies, and in 1989, she created a self-named line of skincare products, Principal Secret. Principal became a best-selling author, writing three books about beauty, fitness, well-being, and health: The Body Principal, The Beauty Principal, and The Diet Principal. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan, the elder daughter of U.S. Air Force sergeant Victor Rocco Principal. Her paternal grandparents were immigrants from Italy, originally surnamed Principale. She has a younger sister, Kim, who is married to composer Russell Fetherolf. She attended 17 different schools, including studying at the Royal Ballet School while her family was stationed in England. She won her first film role as Marie Elena, a Mexican mistress, in John Huston’s The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination as Most Promising Newcomer. Principal decided to leave acting and become a Hollywood talent agent and booking agent, which was her profession from 1975 to late 1977. She then had ambitions to study at law school, and would support herself if needed in small acting roles, rather than feature films, so as to fund her future college tuition. In 1977, she made a return appearance on the television series Fantasy Island, which aired on the ABC network.
They also appeared in the film Miss The Night Took The Night Beautiful on the NBC network. In 2004, she changed her academic ambitions and decided to return to the full-time acting profession, which she did on the TV series Spelling Guide to the Guide to TV Network. The initial offer came when she showed up for the third audition having cut off her waist-length brown hair, dyed it black, and put it into an afro. The producer was stunned and impressed by Principal’s risky transformation to look more closely like the character Rosa. She continued to act in lesser-known films such as I Will, I Will… for Now and Vigilante Force with Kris Kristofferson. She appeared in The Naked Ape and appeared nude in the September 1973 issue of Playboy to promote the film. In 1974, she was cast in the disaster film Earthquake, and later in the 1977 television film Miss Miss Took the Night Beautiful. She had a role in the pilot of Fantasy Island which she accepted on the condition that her contract stipulated that her role would be written out of the ongoing series, which has since been canceled. She also had a part in the TV film Miss Beautiful Took Took Miss Beautiful Beautiful, which air on the network The NBC network, which airs on the Sunday night slot of September 28, 2013. She currently lives in Los Angeles.