Morgan Fairchild | Biography
Morgan Fairchild has vigorously worked on stage, television and films since past several decades. Considered to be one of the sexiest ladies on the small screen, back in the 80s, Morgan first rose to stardom, portraying Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle in popular series “Flamingo Road”. She is also celebrated for her works in “Sydney Chase”, “Falcon Crest”, “The City” and “Friends”.
With deep seductive voice and expressive eyes, Morgan Fairchild took birth as Patsy Ann McCleanny on 3rd of February 1950 in Denton, Texas, United States. Eldest daughter of Edward Milton McClenny and a high school teacher, Martha Jane, Morgan is an older sister of Cathryn Hartt. Following Morgan’s footstep, Cathryn as well entered the acting industry. Fascinated by the acting world, Morgan started performing at the age of ten, beginning with children’s play and afterward diner theater & stock productions. Not much is known about her educational background.
Talking about her personal life, the 80s diva has been in a multiple high-profile relationships, including musician Frank Lee Beard, author & activist Tom Hayden, musician Dusty Hill and actor Jerry Lacy to name a few. In 1967, Morgan tied knot with Jack Calmes. However the relationship could not sustain for more than six years old. They divorced in 1973. Morgan has not given birth to any child till date. Currently she is dating Mark Seiler, a film company executive. The couple has spent thirty-five of years of their life together and is still going strong. As Morgan is already sixty-five years old, it’s very natural for her to consider plastic or cosmetic surgery to maintain youthful looks. Reportedly the reason behind her glowing and fresh looks is facial filler, facelift and botox. After becoming an actress, she lent her name to multiple humanitarian and political causes. She has served to raise awareness for diabetes, AIDS, breast cancer, pro choice-abortion, over population, planned parenthood, the ozone layer, global warning, over population, pollution, Doctors Without Borders and Society for Animal Protective Legislation. She supports charities and foundations, such as We Promise Foundation, Society for Animal Protective Legislation, Save the Children, Mercy Corps, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Earth Communications Office, American Stroke Association and American Foundation for AIDS Research.
Shortly after relocating to New York City in 1973, Morgan scored the part of Jennifer Pace in series “Search for Tomorrow”. During that time, Morgan as well made cameo appearances on series like “Police Woman”, “Kojak” and “Happy Days”. After leaving “Search for Tomorrow” in 1977, she moved to Los Angeles, where she scored the role on the television film titled “The Initiation of Sarah”. She next played Jenna Wade in series “Dallas”. In the late 80s, Morgan became a soap diva, portraying spoiled adopted daughter named Constance Weldon Semple Carlyle in “Flamingo Road”. For her performance in the series, she earned Golden Globe Award nomination in the category of Best Actress – Television Series Drama. While filming the series, she also did multiple guest roles in two series, including “Magnum, P.I” and “Simon & Simon”. In 1984, she scored a role in “Paper Dolls”. She has had appeared in television films, such as “Murder in Music City”, “The Memory of Eva Ryker”, “Challenge of the Tiger”, “The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite”, “Honeyboy”, “Time Bomb” “Street of Dreams”, ‘The HAUNTING OF Sarah Hardy”, “How to Murder a Millionaire”, “Menu for Murder”, “Writer’s Block”, “Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady”, “Just Deserts”, “Moment of Truth: Into the Arms of Danger”, “I Was a Teenage Faust”, “American Horror House” and “On Paper”. 1985, she landed the role of Jordan Roberts in “Falcon Crest” that earned her Soap Opera Digest Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role on a Prime Time Serial. Her performance in another series “Murphy Brown” earned her Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.
Most recently she has appeared in such films as “A Perfect Ending”, “Spring Break ‘83”, “Dark Power”, “Beethoven’s Treasure”, “Sam” and “Christian Mingle”. On the small screen, her recent works mostly include guest roles in series, like “My Friend is Earl”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “Bones”, “Happily Divorced”, “Revenge” and “Hot in Cleveland”. Her net worth is reported to be ten million dollars. For more information, visit wiki.