Shari Shattuck

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Shari Shattuck
Born (1960-11-18) November 18, 1960 (age 61)
OccupationActress, Writer
Years active1982-present
Spouse(s)Joseph Paul Stachura (2009–present)
Ronn Moss (1990–2002) (divorced) 2 children
Ford Smith (?-?) (divorced)

Shari Shattuck (born November 18, 1960) is an American actress and author.

Shattuck was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She has appeared in hundreds of commercials, TV, film, and stage productions. Some roles include "Dallas", "Life Goes On", "On Deadly Ground" as well as multiple Shakespearean roles. She appeared in both nighttime and daytime soaps, sitcoms, mini-series and starred in multiple films. As a model, she appeared on the cover of Playboy in April 1980, and numerous other magazines. In 1982, while working as a model in Atlanta, she was cast in the music video of the .38 Special song "Caught Up in You".[1]

Personal life[edit]

Shattuck was married to actor Ronn Moss (with whom she has two daughters — Creason and Calee) from January 1990 to July 2002.[2] She later married Joseph Paul Stachura, the owner and managing artistic director of the Knightsbridge Theatre, The National American Shakespeare Company, as well as the Director of Knightsbridge Theatre Films. The couple has produced two movies together, "Redemption" and "Scream at the Devil."[3]

In addition to acting, Shattuck has written for the stage and directed multiple productions. Her play, In Progress, was produced at the Matrix Theatre.[4]

Shattuck is also a fiction writer who has written four mystery novels featuring Callaway Wilde, a wealthy Los Angeles socialite,[5][6] the first of which, Loaded, was picked as one of the best of 2003 by Publishers Weekly.[7] Other titles in the Callaway Wilde series are Lethal, Liar, and Legacy.[1] She also wrote a psychic series featuring Greer Sands, Eye of the Beholder and Speak of the Devil and two hardcover literary fiction novels, Invisible Ellen and the sequel, Becoming Ellen.[8]


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Portfolio Elite Model
1986 The Naked Cage Michelle
1987 Number One with a Bullet Regina
Tainted Cathy
Hot Child in the City Abby Wagner
1988 Uninvited Suzanne
Desert Warrior Racela
1989 Arena Jade
A Man of Passion Teresa
Mad About You Renee
Death Spa Catherine
The Spring Dyanne
1991 Lower Level Dawn Simms (Video)
Immortal Sins Diana
1992 Out for Blood Joanna Montague
1994 On Deadly Ground Liles
Point of Seduction: Body Chemistry III Dr. Claire Archer
Dead On Erin Davenport
1996 Spy Hard Stewardess
2015 Scream at the Devil Mirium Jones
Year Title Role Notes
1984 Knight Rider Ingrid Episode: "Knight of the Chameleon"
1984–1985 The New Mike Hammer Gladys / Sandra / Neila 3 episodes
1985 Matt Houston Mary Nichols Episode: "Final Vows"
1986 Hardesty House Brandy TV movie
1988 Freddy's Nightmares Lana Episode: "Saturday Night Special"
Goddess of Love Debbie TV movie
1989 Falcon Crest Celeste Episode: "Flesh & Blood"
Valerie Nurse Dawn Episode: "The Hospital"
1st & Ten Jenny Brown Episode: "Gunn and Bullette"
1990 Laker Girls Libby TV movie
Head of the Class Ashley Episode: "Politics of Love"
Doogie Howser, M.D. Heather Episode: "A Woman Too Far"
1991 Dallas Kit Marlowe 5 episodes
Santa Barbara Kate Episode #1.1751
1992 Jake and the Fatman Donna Miller Episode: "Last Dance"
Who's the Boss? Jo-Jo Episode: "Tony Micelli, This Is Your Life"
Baby Talk Kaye Episode: "The Commitment"
Life Goes On Miss January Episode: "The Whole Truth"
The Bold and the Beautiful Heather Thompson 2 episodes
1993 Sisters Morgan Sheridan / 'Georgie' Episode: "Moving Pictures"
Shaky Ground Jill Episode: "Faulty Attraction"
1994 Fortune Hunter Christine Episode: "Sea Trial"
1991–1994 Silk Stalkings Shana Rose / Leslie Hill / Cheryl Lynn Deveraux 3 episodes
1995 Robin's Hoods Katherine Episode: "Deja Vu"
Il Barone Karin Vanet TV miniseries
1996 Babylon 5 Julie Musante Episode: "Voices of Authority"
Hypernauts Onaree Episode: "Battle at Vekara"
1997 Diagnosis: Murder Candy Zarkin Episode: "Comedy Is Murder"
1996–1999 The Young and the Restless Ashley Abbott 117 episodes
2000 Whatever Kate Warner


  1. ^ a b "The Girl in the Video: "Caught Up in You" (1982)". Retrieved 22 June 2016.[better source needed]
  2. ^ Kroll, Dan J. "Moss, wife separate after 12 years of marriage". Soap Central. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  3. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Shari Shattuck Talks "Scream At The Devil," Being Directed By Husband Joseph Paul Stachura, "Invisible Ellen" Books, By Steven Brittingham". Highlight Hollywood. 5 April 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  4. ^ Hilsman, Hoyt (25 August 1993). "In Progress". Variety. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  5. ^ The Man She Thought She Knew | Book by Shari Shattuck | Official Publisher Page. Simon & Schuster. 8 August 2006. ISBN 9781416516682. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Books". Shari Shattuck. 12 October 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  7. ^ "The Year in Books 2003: Mass Market". Publishers Weekly. 250 (46). 17 November 2003.
  8. ^ "Shari Shattuck". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 11 February 2019.

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