Sheree J. Wilson Biography

Sheree J. Wilson is an American actress, producer, businesswoman, and model, best known for her roles in popular television series such as ‘Dallas’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’ Born in Rochester, Minnesota, she moved to Colorado at a young age and harbored a secret desire to enter the show business. Despite her parents’ IT backgrounds, she pursued her passion and graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a degree in fashion merchandising. Alongside her studies, she began working as a model and made her screen debut in 1984. Her breakthrough came in 1986 when she landed the role of April Stevens Ewing in the soap opera ‘Dallas.’ She later gained further recognition for her role in the action series ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’ While her film career may not have been as successful, she continues to appear in recent films such as ‘Christmas Belle’ and ‘The Silent Natural.’

Quick Facts

  • Also Known As: Sheree Julienne Wilson
  • Age: 65 Years, 65 Year Old Females
  • Family: Spouse/Ex-: Paul DeRobbio (m. 1991 – div. 2004), children: Luke DeRobbio, Nicolas DeRobbio
  • Born Country: United States
  • Height: 5’8″ (173 cm), 5’8″ Females
  • Notable Alumni: University Of Colorado Boulder
  • U.S. State: Minnesota
  • Education: University of Colorado Boulder

Childhood & Early Life

Sheree J. Wilson was born Sheree Julienne Wilson on December 12, 1958, in Rochester, Minnesota. Her parents were IBM executives, and she spent her early years in her birth-town. When she was 9 years old, her family moved to Colorado.

Sheree developed an interest in show business from a young age, but her strict parents who worked in the IT industry made it difficult for her to share her dreams with them. She graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado, and pursued a degree in fashion merchandising and business from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Modelling Career

Sheree’s modelling career began accidentally when a photographer mistook her for a model during a photo shoot in Denver. The photographer introduced her to a modelling agent in New York, and she was signed on the spot. Over the next few years, she appeared in more than 30 commercial advertisements for brands like Clairol, Sea Breeze, and Maybelline. She also did print modelling for magazines such as Glamour, Redbook, and Mademoiselle.

Acting Career

After three successful years in modelling, Sheree moved to Los Angeles to pursue her goal of acting. She started auditioning for roles in films and television and made her acting debut in 1984 with the television film “Velvet.” She also made her television debut in the series “Cover Up” in the same year.

In 1985, Sheree appeared in the comedy film “Crimewave” and the sex comedy film “Fraternity Vacation,” but both films were commercial and critical failures. She also had a regular role in the drama series “Our Family Honor,” which was cancelled after one season. However, in the same year, she landed the role of April Stevens Ewing in the soap opera “Dallas,” which became her biggest claim to fame. She appeared on the show for five years and received critical acclaim for her performance.

Later Career and Personal Life

After her time on “Dallas,” Sheree took a break from films but continued to have a successful television career. She appeared in series such as “Matlock” and “Renegade” before landing the lead role of Alex Cahill in the action crime series “Walker, Texas Ranger.” She reprised her role in the television film “Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire” in 2005.

In the 2010s, Sheree turned to film production and started her line of beauty therapy skin care products. She has also been involved in various charities, including the White Bridle Humane Society and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Sheree has been married twice. She was married to Paul DeRobbio from 1991 to 2004, and she married film producer Vince Morella in 2018. She has two children from her first marriage.

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