Back in the late 1980s and early ’90s, Heather Locklear’s blinding smile and blonde hair were at the centre of Hollywood and the small screen, her all-American charm helping her to carve a career in an industry notoriously hard to crack.
With starring roles in Dynasty, Melrose Place, T. J. Hooker, Spin City, Heather Locklear’s name became synonymous with Hollywood royalty, her career revered, her fame all-consuming.
It was in 1993 that she started appearing in the TV series Melrose Place, one of the most significant works of her career. Along with her career on television, she ventured into films as well and appeared in movies such as the romantic comedy The Perfect Man.
Locklear attracted controversy in September 2008, when she got arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. However, no alcohol or narcotics were detected in her blood test, and it was stated later that her medications for anxiety and depression were impacting her ability to drive.