Charlene Tilton

Actor

Charlene L. Tilton is an actress and singer. She is best known for playing Lucy Ewing, the saucy niece of John "J.R." Ewing Jr. (played by Larry Hagman), on the television series dallas.

Tilton had early roles on such television series such Happy Days and Eight Is Enough. She made her first film appearance alongside Jodie Foster in Freaky Friday (1976). In 1978, Tilton made a cameo appearance in the John Milius film Big Wednesday. The following year, she made her big break by landing the role of Lucy Ewing, the sly, vixenish, frequently frustrated granddaughter of John "Jock" Ewing Sr. and the former Eleanor "Ellie" Southworth on the television series dallas, alongside actors Jim Davis, Barbara Bel Geddes and Larry Hagman, from 1978 to 1985 and from 1988 to 1990. She also appeared on one episode of the series' spin-off Knots Landing in 1980. At the height of her dallas fame, she received $50,000 salary per episode, appeared on 500 magazine covers and drew 65 million viewers for her 1981 TV wedding.

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Charlene L. Tilton is an actress and singer. She is best known for playing Lucy Ewing, the saucy niece of John "J.R." Ewing Jr. (played by Larry Hagman), on the television series dallas.

Tilton had early roles on such television series such Happy Days and Eight Is Enough. She made her first film appearance alongside Jodie Foster in Freaky Friday (1976). In 1978, Tilton made a cameo appearance in the John Milius film Big Wednesday. The following year, she made her big break by landing the role of Lucy Ewing, the sly, vixenish, frequently frustrated granddaughter of John "Jock" Ewing Sr. and the former Eleanor "Ellie" Southworth on the television series dallas, alongside actors Jim Davis, Barbara Bel Geddes and Larry Hagman, from 1978 to 1985 and from 1988 to 1990. She also appeared on one episode of the series' spin-off Knots Landing in 1980. At the height of her dallas fame, she received $50,000 salary per episode, appeared on 500 magazine covers and drew 65 million viewers for her 1981 TV wedding.

Tilton was the guest host on an episode of Saturday Night Live in 1981.

Tilton also appeared in a number of commercials for the Abdominizer line of direct-market workout equipment in the 1990s. She appeared as herself in an episode of Married... with Children which sent up her involvement with the "Abdominizer".

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