American actress, author and producer Sela Ann Ward was born 68 years ago in Meridian, Mississippi, is married and has 2 children.

After graduating from high school, Sela went to university where she double-majored in advertising and fine art and graduating in 1977.  Afterwards, she found a job as a storyboard artist in New York City and also started modelling to maintain herself, appearing in cosmetics commercials.

Sela then travelled to California to embark on an acting career and made her film debut in the 1983 comedy movie ‘The Man who loved Women’ alongside Burt Reynolds.  That same year, she had an ongoing role in the short-lived soap opera ‘Emerald Point N.A.S.’.  For the rest of the 80s, Sela guest appeared in several other films as well as TV productions such as ‘Nothing in Common’ and ‘Hotel’.

In the next decade, Sela was cast in 6 movies and 7 TV productions.  In particular, she interpreted the character of Helen Kimble, wife of Richard Kimble, portrayed by Harrison Ford, in one of the top 1993 movies ‘The Fugitive’.  Between 1991 and 1996, she had a leading role in the family drama TV series ‘Sisters’, starring in a total of 127 episodes.  Three years later, she was cast in another TV series named ‘Once Again’ and appeared in 63 episodes between 1999 and 2002.

 Sela proceeded with her career and since then starred in 8 films and 7 TV series/movies.  These include ‘Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights’, ‘The Day After Tomorrow’, ‘The Stepfather’, ‘House’, ‘CSI: NY’ and ‘FBI’.

During her career so far, Sela won 8 awards amongst which there are a Golden Globe, 2 Primetime Emmy, a CableACE, and a CinemaCon.


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