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Heather McAdam


Heather McAdam was born on January 24, 1968. She is an actress, known for CBS Afternoon Playhouse (1978), Walking Tall (1981) and Matlock (1986). She has been married to Todd Kessler since September 4, 2011. They have three children. See full bio »

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(1982)
Walking Tall Dwana Pusser
(1981)
Matlock Carol Thompson
(1993)
Beverly Hills, 90210 Sarah / Surfer Betty
(1990-1992)

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 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Young Estelle
- Angel of Death (1997) ... Young Estelle
 1991-1996 Sisters (TV Series)
Catherine 'Cat' Margolis
- War and Peace: Part 2 (1996) ... Catherine 'Cat' Margolis
- War and Peace: Part 1 (1996) ... Catherine 'Cat' Margolis
- Taking a Gamble (1996) ... Catherine 'Cat' Margolis (credit only)
- Housecleaning (1996) ... Catherine 'Cat' Margolis (credit only)
- Nothing Personal (1996) ... Catherine 'Cat' Margolis (credit only)
 1993 In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (TV Movie)
Michelle
 1993 Matlock (TV Series)
Carol Thompson
- The Class (1993) ... Carol Thompson
 1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride (TV Movie)
Kaitlynn Parrish
 1992 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Jen
- Sexual Considerations (1992) ... Jen
 1992 Lady Against the Odds (TV Movie)
Janet Storrs
 1990-1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Sarah / Surfer Betty
- Cardio-Funk (1992) ... Sarah
- The Green Room (1990) ... Surfer Betty / Sarah
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Lisa
- A Woman Too Far (1990) ... Lisa
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Connie Duncan
- Miss Deep South - June 7, 1958 (1990) ... Connie Duncan
 1990 Island Son (TV Series)
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Jane Ballinger
- Class Act (1989) ... Jane Ballinger
 1989 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Mary Shelley
- Little Lost Lamb (1989) ... Mary Shelley
 1989 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Holly Mitchell
- The Cheats (1989) ... Holly Mitchell
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
- Episode #1.1 (1988)
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series)
Nina Foley
- Pilot (1987) ... Nina Foley
 1983 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Alexandra 'Alex' Lambarti
- Graduation: Part 2 (1983) ... Alexandra 'Alex' Lambarti
- Graduation: Part 1 (1983) ... Alexandra 'Alex' Lambarti
- Help from Home (1983) ... Alexandra 'Alex' Lambarti
- A Royal Pain (1983) ... Alexandra 'Alex' Lambarti
 1983 Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (TV Movie)
Laurie Hansen (as Heather Mc Adam)
 1982 Little Darlings (TV Movie)
Lisa
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Polly
- The Reluctant Runaway: Part 2 (1982) ... Polly
 1982 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Sandy Malin
- Pilot (1982) ... Sandy Malin
 1982 CBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series)
Jo Davis
- Just Pals (1982) ... Jo Davis
 1981 Freedom (TV Movie)
Jessie
 1981 Walking Tall (TV Series)
Dwana Pusser
- The Fire Within (1981) ... Dwana Pusser
- Deadly Impact (1981) ... Dwana Pusser
- Company Town (1981) ... Dwana Pusser
- Hitman (1981) ... Dwana Pusser
- Kidnapped (1981) ... Dwana Pusser
 1981 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Allison Parker
- Mayday! Mayday! (1981) ... Allison Parker
 1980 Off the Minnesota Strip (TV Movie)
Danielle Johansen
 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Dinah Wilde
- PlayGirl/Smith's Valhalla (1980) ... Dinah Wilde
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
Michelle Ryan
- Round Up (1979) ... Michelle Ryan
- Harry's Doll (1979) ... Michelle Ryan
- Dry Spell (1979) ... Michelle Ryan
- Diamond Volcano (1979) ... Michelle Ryan
- Hard Water: Part 2 (1979) ... Michelle Ryan
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Alternate Names:

Heather Mc Adam

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Moved with family to Dublin, Ireland for a year when she was fifteen See more »

Nickname:

Smokey Joe

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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