Kimberly Foster

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Kimberly Foster
Michelle Stevens.jpg
Kimberly Foster as Michelle Stevens in Dallas
Born (1961-07-06) July 6, 1961 (age 53)
Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983-1995
Spouse(s) Dr Paul Branch, MD

Kimberly Foster (born July 6, 1961) is an American actress, best known for her role as Michelle Stevens in Dallas.

Life and career[edit]

Kimberly Foster was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She graduated from Booneville High School and was a cheerleader.

Foster is best known for her role as Michelle Stevens in the later seasons of the prime-time drama Dallas which she played from 1989 to 1991.[1] Her character was briefly a sister-in-law to Bobby Ewing and later briefly a daughter-in-law to J.R. Ewing. From 1994-1995, she played the role of "Liz Sloan" on the ABC daytime drama series, All My Children.[2] She also had roles in One Crazy Summer with John Cusack,[3] Loves Bites, Dragnet with Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd, You Can't Hurry Love with Bridget Fonda, and It Takes Two with fellow Arkansan George Newbern. Kim, as she was known growing up, was raised in Booneville, Arkansas, the daughter of Marion Gary Foster and Paula (Atkins) Foster.[4]

Since leaving the Hollywood scene in 1995, she became a parenting teacher in Los Angeles, later teaching pre-school. Currently, she writes children's books, as well as coaching health and weight loss as an Ayurvedic Nutritionist within her husband's healthcare practice in New York. She is also Artistic Director at Magic Bridge Theatre Company in New York.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Making of a Male Model Susan TV Movie
1986 One Crazy Summer Cookie Cambell
1987 Dragnet Betsy Blees
1988 You Can't Hurry Love Girl Reading Book
1988 Windmills of the Gods Woman on Mike's arm TV Movie
1988 It Takes Two Jonni tigersmith
1993 Broken Trust Erica Brogan
1993 Love Bites Kendall Gordon

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 The Yellow Rose Unknown Episode: "Walls of Fear"
1984 The Fall Guy Unknown Episode: "The Huntress"
1984 Double Trouble Lisa Fletcher Episode: "Dueling Feet"
1984 Paper Dolls Casey 2 episodes
1984 Knight Rider Tonie Baxter Episode: "Knight of the Chameleon"
1985 Cover Up Angelica Episode: "Black Widow"
1985 The A-Team Tina Episode: "Beverly Hills Assault"
1985 Hotel Wendy Episode: "Lost and Found"
1987 Thirtysomething Fantasy Girl Episode: "Thirtysomething"
1989 CBS Summer Playhouse Tracy Episode: "B Men"
1989-1991 Dallas Michelle Stevens Series regular, 51 episodes
1992 Quantum Leap Wendy Cooper Episode: "Ghost Ship - August 13, 1956"
1994-1995 All My Children Liz Sloan Series regular

References[edit]

  1. ^ (26 July 1989). Dallas gets new vixen, The Item (Associated Press)
  2. ^ (28 September 1994). Entertainment, Cherokee County Herald
  3. ^ Hottest Women of '80s Movies, Maxim, Retrieved August 4, 2011
  4. ^ Elias, Thomas D. (9 March 1990). Steamy doll on 'Dallas' just acting, Reading Eagle (Scripps Howard News Service)

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