Victoria Principal

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Victoria Ree Principal
  • Birth Place: Fukuoka, Japan
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/03/1950, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Victoria Principal Fast Facts:
  • Father Victor was a sergeant in the US Air Force; she was raised on a series of Air Force bases in London, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Massachusetts and Florida.
  • Began her acting career at age 5, with an appearance in a commercial.
  • Went to college for chiropractic medicine, but left school to become a model.
  • Named Miss Miami in 1969. 
  • Made her film debut in The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, starring Paul Newman, in 1972.
  • Posed nude for Playboy in September 1973.
  • Worked as a talent agent for three years during the 1970s, when she became unhappy about her acting career.
  • Planned on going to law school and becoming a studio executive in 1978, until Aaron Spelling offered her a year's tuition to accept a part in the pilot of Fantasy Island.
  • Best known for playing Pamela Barnes Ewing on Dallas for nine seasons.
  • Authored several health books focusing on womens' issues, including the 1983 best-seller The Body Principal: The Exercise Program for Life.
  • Made stage-acting debut in a 1990 production of Love Letters.
  • Victoria Principal Relationships:
  • Bertha Ree Veal - Mother
  • Bernie Cornfeld - Ex-significant Other
  • Christopher Skinner - Ex-husband
  • Max Baer Jr. - Ex-significant Other
  • Andy Gibb - Ex-significant Other
  • Harry Glassman - Ex-husband
  • Victor Principal - Father
  • Victoria Principal Awards:
  • 1973 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Nominee
  • 1983 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL; attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England

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