Beth Toussaint

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Beth Toussaint
Born Elizabeth Toussaint
(1962-09-25) September 25, 1962 (age 51)
U.S.
Other names Beth Toussaint Coleman
Occupation Actress
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Jack Coleman (1996–present) 1 child
Children Tess Toussaint (born 1999)
Parents Leona Toussaint, Maynard Toussaint

Elizabeth "Beth" Toussaint Coleman (born September 25, 1962) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her television performances.

Life and career[edit]

Before television roles, Toussaint worked as model, and appeared in the 1984 music video for Bon Jovi's song "She Don't Know Me", Bob Seger's 1986 song "Like a Rock", and in the 1987 music video for SAGA's song "Only Time Will Tell".

From 1988 to 1989, she was a regular cast member in the CBS primetime soap opera Dallas as Tracey Lawton, and from 1996 to 1997 in The WB primetime soap opera Savannah. Toussaint also appeared in Cheers, Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Ishara Yar in the episode "Legacy", 1990), Melrose Place, Matlock, Babylon 5 (episode "Revelations", 1994) and Martial Law. In July 2006, she began appearing on The Young and the Restless in the recurring role of Hope Wilson.[1]

Toussaint is married to actor Jack Coleman.[2] The couple have a daughter, Tess, born in 1999. She is often mistaken for actress Linda Hamilton. Toussaint is the elder sister of writer David Toussaint.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Berserker Shelly
1988 Dead Heat Lab Technician
1988 Monsters Lisa Episode: "Sleeping Dragon"
1988-1989 Dallas Tracy Lawton Series regular, 17 episodes
1989 Growing Pains Morgan Chase Episode: "Coughing Boy"
1989 Booker Jessica Barber Episode: "Wheels and Deals - Part 1"
1990 Star Trek: The Next Generation Ishara Yar Episode: "Legacy"
1990 Matlock Andrea Todd Episode: "The Mother"
1990 MacGyver Dawn Rigel Episode: "The Visitor"
1991 21 Jump Street Samantha Billings Episode: "In the Name of Love"
1991 Cheers Paula Episode: "Rat Girl"
1991 Blackmail Charlene TV Movie
1992 Nightmare Cafe Angela Episode: "Dying Well Is the Best Revenge"
1992 Mann & Machine Anna Ruggiero Episode: "Truth or Consequences"
1992 Danger Island Karen TV Movie
1992 Lady Boss Venus Maria TV Movie
1992 Matlock Yolanda Bergstrom Episode: "The Legacy"
1992 Melrose Place Colleen Patterson Episode: "Jake vs. Jake"
1993 The Commish Karen Welsh Episode: "The Heart Is a Lonely Sucker"
1994 Project Shadowchaser II Laurie Webber
1994 Green Dolphin Beat Nicole TV Movie
1994 Fortune Hunter Maggie Ford Episode: "Triple Cross"
1994 Babylon 5 Anna Sheridan Episode: "Revelations"
1994 Breach of Conduct Paula Waite TV Movie
1995 The Return of Hunter Vicki Morgan Sherry TV Movie
1995 Legend Beth McMillan Episode: "Bone of Contention"
1996-1997 Savannah Veronica Koslowski Series regular, 34 episodes
1997 Deadly Games Belinda Episode: "The Ex-Girlfriend"
1998 Martial Law Gabriella Zane Episode: "Dead Ringers"
1999 Any Day Now Attorney Episode: "I'm Not Emotional"
1999 Hijack Valerie Miller
2000 Scream 3 Female Caller Voice
2000 Fortress 2: Re-Entry Karen Brennick
2005 Red Eye Lydia Keefe
2006 The Young and the Restless Hope Adams Wilson Recurring role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beth Toussaint Playing Hope Adams Wilson on The Young and the Restless - Soaps.com". Soaps.sheknows.com. 1962-09-25. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  2. ^ "Beth Toussaint Biography (1962-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 

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