Pamela Gidley

Pamela Catherine Gidley is an American actress and model.

Gidley was born in Methuen, Massachusetts, but was raised in Salem, New Hampshire, the youngest of the family with two older brothers. After she graduated high school, she moved to New York and, while walking down a street in Manhattan, she was discovered by a modeling agent. She won the Wilhemina Modeling Agencys Most Beautiful Girl in the World contest on March 12, 1985, in Sydney, Australia. As her modeling career had taken off, Gidley studied acting at the New York Academy of Dramatic Art under actress and acting teacher Stella Adler, who ran the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. She eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue her career in acting.

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