Dana Wheeler-Nicholson is an actress and singer, mostly known for her role in the films Fletch and Tombstone, also her roles on TV, majorly Friday Night Lights and Nashville. She rocked the industry when you may have not been born and such is her legendary status that she has remained important to us till today. Here’s everything you need to know about her.
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson age and background
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson born October 9, 1960, in New York City, is the daughter of Joan Weitemeyer and Douglas Wheeler-Nicholson. Dana is the granddaughter of the American comic publisher Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson the founder of DC comics. She graduated from Friends Seminary High School in New York City in 1978.
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson is sixty-one years old.
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson’s movies and TV shows
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson has appeared in dozens of feature films. The movie she is most known for is over three decades old. She was in “Fletch” (1985) where she portrayed Gail Stanwyk the wife of Bold aviation executive vice president Alan Stanwyk and the love interest of M. Fletch Fletcher.
In 1990, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson starred alongside Jim Metzler and Vernon Wells in the film “Circuitry Man”, a post-apocalyptic science fiction film directed by Steven Lovy, where she protrayed as Lori who attempts to smuggle contraband drugs from Los Angeles to New York City with the aid of bio-mechanical Android.
In 1993, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson joined the cast of the film “Tombstone”, a Western film directed by George P. Cosmatos, which was released by Hollywood Pictures and grossed 56.5 million dollars in domestic ticket sales alone. In the film, she played the role of Mattie Blaylock the wife of a retired peace officer Wyatt Earp.
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In 1997, Dana protrayed as Linda Wood the wife of architect Walter Wood who is plagued with series of of mysterious accidents after arriving in Los Angeles to design an eccentric client’s home.
In 2007, she joined the cast of “Friday Night Lights” the sports drama television series developed by Peter Berg. She had the recurring role in the television series as Angela Collette the mother of Adrianne Palicki. The series was premiered on October 3 on NBC, 2006 and ended it’s run on February 2011, after 5 seasons of 76 episodes (you can now catch the series on Prime Video). From 2014 to 2015, Dana played the role of Beverly O’ Connor (sister of Deacon Clayborne) in the 12 episodes of Nashville.
In 2013, she played the role of Malvia in the film Winter in the blood which was written and directed by the brothers Alex Smith and Andrew J. Smith. She also starred in the film Miss Arizona, where she played the role of Maybelle.
Dana guest-starred in Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
In March 2011, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson walked down the aisle with the profound film director Alex Smith, a writer, director, and producer from the United Kingdom. By the time, Alex and Dana became man and wife, Dana was fifty years old and her husband seven good years younger.
Not accents, not countries, not continents, and not age could keep them apart. If this is not true love, then we could as well go home. You probably at home which doesn’t make sense asking you to go home. Just as any denial of this true love doesn’t make a single sense.
The couple currently lives in Austin, Texas.
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson net-worth?
We are pretty sure that Dana Wheeler-Nicholson is not starving. More than that, we are sure that Wheeler-Nicholson has a net worth that both of us would be happy to own. There is no concrete figure on her net worth but we have seen figures less than one million thrown about the internet. This may be less but we would rather bet on her weighing more than this figure.
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson stands at a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches (175cm) and weight of 65kg (143 lbs).