About Sheree J. WILSON :
Sheree Julienne Wilson (born on December 12, 1958) is an America actress, producer, businesswoman, and model. She is best known for her roles as April Stevens Ewing on the American prime-time television series Dallas (1986-1991) and as Alex Cahill-Walker on the television series Walker Texas Ranger (1993-2001).
Early Life :
After studying for her degree in fashion merchandising and while she was working in Denver on a fashion shoot, a photographers thinking that Sheree was the model, introduced her to Vicki Light, who in turn, introduced her to Wilhelmina, the modeling agency from New York, who signed her on the spot. Sheree promptly moved to Manhattan and within eighteen months, had appeared in over thirty commercial campaigns for Clairol, Sea Breeze, Keri-Lotion and Maybelline. Her print work ran in such popular magazines as Mademoiselle, Glamour and Redbook.
After three years of modeling, Sheree's agent, Vicki Light, called her with an audition in a feature film, urging her to move to Los Angeles.
She won the starring role, opposite Louise Lasser, Brian James and Reed Burney, in "Crimewave", a 1984 black comedy directed by
Three days after that film wrapped, she was cast in "Velvet," an ABC/Aaron Spelling MOW/series pilot, in which she played a female "James Bond" character opposite Shari Belafonte.
Within the next year, she will be cast in « Kain et Abel » (with Peter Strauss) and in the telefilms « Our Family Honor » (with Ray Liotta),
« Fraternity Vacation » (with Tim Robbins) and « News at Eleven » (with Martin Sheen).
Her career explode in 1986 when Sheree receives a call from the producer of the DALLAS serie, Leonard Katzman.
Her classic beauty and sassy, fun-loving, energetic nature will get her the role of April Stevens on the CBS mega-hit series "Dallas." For five seasons she will play a brainy, wealthy femme fatale. Her character went from being one of the most powerful women in Dallas and J.R. Ewing's nemesis, to being one of the warmest characters in town, eventually marrying Bobby Ewing, the show's ultimate good guy.
Ultimately, April Stevens was gunned down during her honeymoon in Paris. Bowing out with a bang (In fact, Sheree was pregnant and wanted to leave in order to fully devote herself to motherhood).
Sheree's performance earned her the "Soap Opera Digest Award" for Best Death Scene.
At the end of 1992, she signed to do the lead female role of "Alex Cahill" in "Walker, Texas Ranger," opposite Chuck Norris.
In 2005 she reprised her role in the television movie Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire which ended with her character being the victim of a courthouse shooting.
Sheree J. Wilson has produced three feature films:
- Easy Rider: The Ride Back, a prequel to the cult movie Easy Rider
- The Gundown
- Dug Up
Besides her acting career, Sheree is an excellent horserider, she won several awards and actively supports the American Association for the Fight against Multiple Sclerosis.
She is also vice-president of the association WHITE BRIDLE whose mission is to facilitate and support the development of children with autism through equine apprenticeship programs.
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