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Facts About Dana Wheeler-Nicholson That You Need to Know

Published Sat Jul 04 2020 By Aashika
Facts About Dana Wheeler-Nicholson That You Need to Know

Dean Wheeler-Nicholson is an actress who is contributing her acting skills in the Hollywood industry since the 1980s. She appeared in many movies and TV series to entertain her audiences.  People know her as Gail Stanwyk which is the name of the character of the movie ‘Fletch’.

She was born on 9th October 1960, in New York City, United States. She is the daughter of Douglas Wheeler-Nicholson and Joan Weitemeyer. As of her education, she has completed her high level from Friends Seminary High School. 

Take a look at some unknown facts about actress Dana: 

Net Worth and Earnings

Fletch’ actress Dana Wheeler-Nicholson has an estimated net worth of $1 million which she accumulated from his acting career. She had earned some income as a singer as well. She steps toward industry from the film ‘The Little Drummer Girls’ as Katrin. 

Her upcoming film is ‘On the Line’ which will release in 2020 along with Dennis Quaid and Raymond Cruz.

Husband - Alex Smith

Nicholson got married to Alex Smith in 2011. Her husband is a director, writer, and producer. Being in the same field, the couple felt easy to communicate and became friends soon. 

Both had worked together in films like Winter in the Blood, Dance With The One, and Walking Out. They have been together for 9 years. The duo hasn’t been parents of any children but living happily with each other.

Dana with her husband Alex Smith.
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Several Relationships of Dana

As being one of the top actresses, Dana has dated many celebrities and her love life has been the headline for media. Her first boyfriend was Timothy Hutton which was started in the year 1984 but after a year, they broke up. Similarly, she got romantic involvement with Eric Robert that also didn’t work.

In 1995, it was rumored that she was in a relationship with David Duchovny. Nicholson’s love affair became limelight when she was dating Nick Chinlund after her marriage which couldn’t go so far.

Grandfather - Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson

Dana is not only famous for her professional career but also her family background. She is known as the granddaughter of Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, a famous American comic book publisher and the founder of DC comics under National Allied Publication.

Acting Career 

As mentioned previously, Nicholson started acting career in 1984. She collects many loves from her fans in her first movie ‘The Little Drummer Girl’. Soon then she appeared in numerous movies, including Mrs. Soffel, Tombstone, Denise Calls Up, Fast Food Nation, Sam the Man, The Battle of Shaker Heights, Frank and Jesse, and Angels Sing

She won many fans' hearts by her performance in the movie ‘Fletch’. She has already past her 30 years of her life in Hollywood.

Nicholson in the movie 'Fletch' with her co-star.
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Appearances on Television Series 

Wheeler-Nicholson has done work in television series. She has guest-starred in Seinfeld, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Sex and the City, Boston Public, and Boston Legal. From 1987 to 1988, she starred in the short-lived comedy Beverly Hills Buntz and 2001, she was cast on the daytime soap opera ‘All My Children’. 

In the popular NBC series Friday Night Lights, she portrayed Angela Collette. After that, she worked in Nashville, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Chicago Med, Emergence, and Grey’s Anatomy

Body Traits

The beautiful actress stands at height 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 65 kg. Her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches. She has blue color eyes and blonde hair.

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