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SpouseScott Paulin
FactMet her future Falcon Crest (1981) predecessor, Susan Sullivan on an episode of Having Babies (1978), before she replaced Sullivan in the final year of Falcon Crest (1981).

Wendy Phillips is an American actress, best known for her role as Dr. Jill Brock on the NBC soap opera Santa Barbara.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Phillips was raised in a showbiz family. Her father, Jay Phillips, was a television producer, and her mother, Barbara, was an actress. Phillips has two older sisters, Tracy and Amy.

Phillips began her acting career in the early 1980s with guest appearances on such television shows as Magnum, P.I. and The Love Boat. In 1984, she landed the role of Dr. Jill Brock on Santa Barbara. She played the role for two years before leaving the show in 1986.

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Phillips appeared in a number of made-for-TV movies and guest-starred on such television shows as L.A. Law, Cheers and Murphy Brown.

In 1995, Phillips starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Bonnie Hunt Show. The following year, she had a recurring role on the ABC sitcom Roseanne.

From 2000 to 2002, Phillips starred as Olivia Spencer on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns. She earned a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance in 2001.

In recent years, Phillips has guest-starred on such television shows as Desperate Housewives, Castle and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Phillips has been married three times. Her first husband was actor Jameson Parker, with whom she has two daughters, Molly and Lily. Her second husband was actor Gregory Harrison, with whom she has a son, Ford. Phillips is currently married to actor Rob Lowe. They have two sons, Matthew and John Owen.

Phillips has a net worth of $5 million.

General Info

Full NameWendy Phillips
ProfessionActor, Teacher, Businessperson, Theatrical producer


SpouseScott Paulin
ParentsJean Shelton, Wendell K. Phillips
SiblingsChristian Phillips, Matthew Shelton, William Dodd Phillips, Wendell Phillips, Jr


AwardsGovernor General's Award for English-language children's literature
MoviesBugsy, Midnight Run, I Am Sam, The Wizard, Airplane II: The Sequel, Rendition, Life on Liberty Street, Friends with Money, The Gifted One, Fuzzbucket, MacShayne: Winner Takes All, Fraternity Row, MacShayne: Final Roll of the Dice, A Season in Purgatory, Hard Time Romance, Miss Famous, Cool Air, Hero...
TV ShowsPromised Land, Homefront, Falcon Crest, A Year in the Life, The Eddie Capra Mysteries, Executive Suite, The Robert Guillaume Show

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1Met her future Falcon Crest (1981) predecessor, Susan Sullivan on an episode of Having Babies (1978), before she replaced Sullivan in the final year of Falcon Crest (1981).
2Teaches and produces at the 2nd story, Lost studio. [October 2007]
3Sister of Christian Phillips and Matthew Shelton.
4Forced to live with her grandmother in Atlanta when just a baby because her blacklisted actor/father could not find work.
5Daughter of blacklisted Broadway actor Wendell K. Phillips and noted San Francisco acting teacher Jean Shelton.
6Following in her mother's (Jean Shelton's) footsteps, Wendy opened up 2nd Story, her own actors studio.
7Mother of Jenny Dare Paulin.




Shattered Vows1984TV Movie
Partners in Crime1984TV SeriesShirley Hamner
Airplane II: The Sequel1982Mary
Paper Dolls1982TV Movie
Taxi1982TV SeriesHeather
Trapper John, M.D.1982TV SeriesLaura Johnson
CHiPs1981TV SeriesJoanne
The Love Tapes1980TV MovieLisa Del Monte
B.J. and the Bear1980TV SeriesOfficer Tracy McBain
The Last Resort1979TV SeriesSandy
Lou Grant1979TV SeriesNell Wheeler
Paris1979TV SeriesDina Novotny
The Eddie Capra Mysteries1978-1979TV SeriesLacey Brown / Lacey
Having Babies1978TV SeriesDiane
Riding High1977TV Movie
Fraternity Row1977Betty Ann Martin
Executive Suite1976-1977TV SeriesStacey Walling
One of Our Own1975TV MovieDebbie Hinshaw
Death Be Not Proud1975TV MovieMary Wilson
Between Brothers2015Short completedChloe Burke
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders2016TV SeriesKate Carson
Miss Famous2015ShortMrs.Nighetti
Namaste Bitches2015TV Series shortShirley
Drop in Any Mailbox2014ShortMrs. Williams
Shameless2014TV SeriesProfessor Sacco
Perception2013TV SeriesEileen Miles
The Mentalist2013TV SeriesJoanna Percy
The Tent2012ShortPeggy
Big Love2006-2011TV SeriesPeg Embry
Vocabular Delectations2009ShortMuse Martha
Bones2009TV SeriesAbby Chevaleer
The Closer2008TV SeriesPatricia Simmons
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip2006TV SeriesShelley Green
Cool Air2006VideoMrs. Baxter
Ghost Whisperer2005-2006TV SeriesDiane Shields
Friends with Money2006Fundraiser Host
Life on Liberty Street2004TV MovieLucy Zane
Marty and Sven2004ShortTherapist
ER2003TV SeriesMrs. Lambright
Joan of Arcadia2003TV SeriesBrenda Jameson
Presidio Med2003TV SeriesLouise Altman
MDs2002TV SeriesMrs. Farrell
My Femme Lady2002ShortMom
For the People2002TV SeriesAlice Benedict
I Am Sam2001Miss Wright
Charmed2001TV SeriesSister Agnes
Strong Medicine2000TV SeriesMichelle Freid
The Beach Boys: An American Family2000TV Mini-Series
Family Law2000TV SeriesRuth Crowley
Promised Land1996-1999TV SeriesClaire Greene
Touched by an Angel1994-1998TV SeriesClaire Greene Ruth Ann Russell
Home of the Brave1996TV MovieClaire Greene
Savannah1996TV SeriesLucille Richards
ABC Afterschool Specials1996TV SeriesKaren
A Season in Purgatory1996TV MovieLuanne Utley
The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play1996TV MovieBabs Honeywell
Heroine of Hell1996TV MovieMargaret
Fast Company1995TV MoviePaula Stone
Picket Fences1995TV SeriesJanine Barrett
The Commish1995TV SeriesEmily Sherman
Diagnosis Murder1994TV SeriesDr. Karen Fielder
The Stand1994TV Mini-SeriesLisa Hull
MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice1994TV MovieHannah Foss
MacShayne: Winner Takes All1994TV MovieHannah Foss
Homefront1991-1993TV SeriesAnne Metcalf
Bugsy1991Esta Siegel
Hard Time Romance1991
Lifestories1990TV SeriesMrs. Hawkins
Appearances1990TV MovieMarie Danzig
Falcon Crest1989-1990TV SeriesLauren Daniels
The Wizard1989Christine Bateman
The Robert Guillaume Show1989TV SeriesAnn Sherr
The Gifted One1989TV MovieSarah Grant
From Hollywood to Deadwood1988Monolith Secretary
Midnight Run1988Gail
A Year in the Life1987-1988TV SeriesAnne Gardner Maxwell
Baby Girl Scott1987TV Movie
Murder, She Wrote1987TV SeriesNancy Dalton
Matlock1987TV SeriesPaula Campbell
A Year in the Life1986TV Mini-SeriesAnne Gardner Maxwell
Fuzzbucket1986TV MovieMom
Amazing Stories1986TV SeriesBarbara Lynn Paxton
The Twilight Zone1985TV SeriesMom (segment "The Uncle Devil Show")
The New Leave It to Beaver1984TV SeriesMrs. Roberts
St. Elsewhere1984TV SeriesDiane Hassett


Retire My Room2014TV SeriesHerself - Retiree
The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards1992TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Teelvision Dramatic Program
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Squares1978-1979TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself

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