|Birth City||New York City, New York|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Douglas Wheeler-Nicholson|
|Mother Name||Joan Weitemeyer|
|Education||Friends Seminary High School|
|Date of Birth||October 9,1960|
|Married Date||March 22,2011|
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her roles in the films Fletch, Tombstone, Fast Food Nation, and Parkland.
Dana is 60 years old. She was born on October 9, 1960, in New York City, USA. to parents Joan Weitemeyer and Douglas Wheeler-Nicholson. Talking about her height, she is 5 ft and 9 in (1.75 m) tall.
Her grandfather, Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson was a pioneer pulp magazine writer and entrepreneur who started DC Comics under the original company name National Allied Publications.
Wheeler-Nicholson's grandmother, Elsa Sachsenhausen Bjorkböm, was from Sweden. The 60-year-old graduated from Friends Seminary High School, New York City in 1978.
Wheeler-Nicholson's net worth is estimated at $500 thousand as of 2021. She has appeared in multiple feature films, earning significant recognition with her portrayal of Gail Stanwyk, the love interest of the title character, in the neo-noir comedy thriller film, Fletch, in 1985.
Dana is also recognized for her role as Mattie Blaylock, Wyatt Earp's common-law wife, in the 1993 film, Tombstone. Moreover, the 60-year-old has appeared in the films such as Bye Bye Love, Denise Calls Up, Fast Food Nation, and Parkland.
Wheeler-Nicholson has guest-appeared on well-known television shows throughout her career. Some of them include Seinfeld, Law & Order, Sex and the City, Chicago Med, The X-Files, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Boston Public, and Boston Legal.
She starred in the short-lived comedy Beverly Hills Buntz from 1987 to 1988 and had a recurring role as Angela Collette in the television drama Friday Night Lights from 2007 to 2011. The 60-year-old also appeared as Beverly O'Connor in the musical drama television series, Nashville from 2014 to 2015. Recently she guest-appeared as Dana Hamilton in ABC's Grey's Anatomy.
Wheeler-Nicholson is married to director and producer, Alex Smith. The two first met in the late 90s and dated for a long time before tying the knot on March 22, 2011.
Alex is the son of French-born American writer and filmmaker, Annick Smith, and stepson of late writer William Kittredge. His twin brother is director and producer, Andrew J. Smith. Dana and her husband currently reside in Austin, Texas.