Dana Sparks plays Grace Bennett, the beautiful wife of police chief Sam
Bennett who can't remember the first twenty years of her life. Grace has
powers of good that she is unaware of.
Sparks was born in the San Francisco Bay area suburb of Orinda, Calif. A
tomboy as a teenager, Sparks was sent by her mother to modeling school in
San Francisco. She went on her first audition for a national Coca Cola
commercial, and landed the part. Smitten with the acting bug, Sparks went
on her first acting audition, for the CBS series "CoverUp", and was given
a contract role. Soon after, her neighbor, producer/director Blake Edwards
"discovered" her on the beach in Malibu and cast her in the film "That's
Life". Her second series audition was for "Falcon Crest", where she spent
two and a half years in the role of Vicki Giobertti. Sparks' other television
credits include "Melrose Place", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Murder,
She Wrote", "Thirtysomething" and "LA Law". She was most recently seen as Lt.
Comm. Carolyn Imes on the hit series "JAG".
Sparks currently lives in Ventura County with her husband and dogs. An avid
golfer, she enjoys playing in charity golf tournaments. She was born on