Carol Huston

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Carol Huston
Born (1963-08-15) August 15, 1963 (age 55)
OccupationActress
Years active1982–2003
Known forMatlock (1994–95)
A Very Brady Christmas (1988)
Spouse(s)Jerry Watts Jr. (2003–present)
Children1 daughter, Morgan

Carol Huston is an American actress and singer.

Early life[edit]

Huston was born in Chicago, and grew up in Des Plaines, Illinois.[2] Huston attended Forest View High School in nearby Arlington Heights, where she participated in its performing arts program, headed by Dr. Jack Martin and Jerry Swanson. She started her early professional training there as a singer and actress. She attended Wheaton College as a voice major. She also, at the time, performed throughout Chicago as an actor and singer, most notably at the Goodman Theater. She was also a member of the Chicago Sunday Evening Club Chorale, appearing weekly on Chicago's WTTW, a PBS station.

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

She is most well known for her roles in the TV series Matlock, The Charmings and Island Son. Huston replaced Caitlin O'Heaney as Snow Charming on The Charmings in 1987.[3]

She appeared in an episode of the TV series Diagnosis: Murder called "Open and Shut", as well as A Very Brady Christmas as Peter Brady's fiancée (and boss), Valerie Thomas.

She appeared with Paul Newman and Tom Cruise in The Color of Money (1986), Tom Hanks and Jackie Gleason in Nothing in Common (1986). before relocating permanently to the Southern California area.

Real estate[edit]

Carol left acting in 2003 to become a real estate agent in California.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Carol married Gerald "Jerry" Watts Jr., on July 20, 2003. She has a daughter, Morgan, from a previous relationship. She also has a grandson, Rhys.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1987–88 The Charmings Snow White Charming 15 episodes
1988 Newhart Erica Sloane Episode: "The Big Uneasy"
1988 Shooter Cat TV movie
1988 A Very Brady Christmas Valerie TV movie
1989 Wild Jack Constance Fielding TV miniseries
1989 Hooperman Dorothy Episode: "Love Bytes"
1989–90 Island Son Dr. Caitlin McGrath 19 episodes
1991 Guns of Paradise Martha Episode: "The Women"
1992 Silk Stalkings Regina Holland Episode: "Wild Card"
1993 Raven Allison Episode: "Checkmate"
1993 The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Cassie Crow Episode: "Brisco for the Defense"
1994 The Untouchables Helen Episode: "Family Ties"
1994 Viper Lt. Sally Gerraro 2 episodes
1994–95 Matlock Jerri Stone 15 episodes
1995 Nowhere Man Sandra Wilson Episode: "It's Not Such a Wonderful Life"
1996 Sisters Dr. Veronica Spratt Episode: "A Little Snag"
1997 The Pretender Lt. Laura Pratt Episode: "Bazooka Jarod"
1997 Diagnosis: Murder Helen Porter Episode: "Open and Shut"
1998 Chicago Hope Marianne Lutsky Episode: "Deliverance"
1998 Sliders Vanessa Episode: "California Reich"
1998 Spy Game Victoria Episode: "Go, Girl"
1999 Malibu, CA Michele Episode: "Mom Returns"
1999 Border Line Karen (Adoption Agent) TV movie
1999 Sons of Thunder Brenda Kolshak Episode: "Lost & Found"
2000 Linc's Deeda Haliburton Episode: "I Just Want to Testify"
2003 The Fairly OddParents Background Vocals Episode: "Abra Catastrophe!"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birth ref check per intelius.com
  2. ^ a b "Carol Huston as Jerri Stone". WGN America. Archived from the original on 2013-04-30. Retrieved 2012-04-08.
  3. ^ "Carol Huston Signs For 'The Charmings'". Los Angeles Times. 17 July 1987. Retrieved 2012-04-08.

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