Beth Toussaint

Elizabeth Toussaint (born September 25, 1962)[1] is an American actress and model. She is best known for her television performances.

Beth Toussaint
Elizabeth Toussaint

(1962-09-25) September 25, 1962 (age 60)
Other namesBeth Toussaint Coleman
OccupationActress, model
Years active1987–2006
(m. 1996)
RelativesDavid Toussaint (brother)

Life and careerEdit

Before television roles, Toussaint worked as a model, and appeared in the 1984 music video for Bon Jovi's song "She Don't Know Me", Bob Seger's 1986 song "Like a Rock", and in the 1987 music video for SAGA's song "Only Time Will Tell". Additionally she appeared in the 1987 music video for the song "Big Mistake" by Peter Cetera.

From 1988 to 1989, she was a recurring cast member in the CBS primetime soap opera Dallas as Tracey Lawton, and from 1996 to 1997 in The WB primetime soap opera Savannah. Toussaint also appeared in Cheers, Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Ishara Yar in the episode "Legacy", 1990), Melrose Place, Matlock, Babylon 5 (episode "Revelations", 1994) and Martial Law. In July 2006, she appeared on The Young and the Restless playing Hope Wilson.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Toussaint is married to actor Jack Coleman. The couple have a daughter, born in 1999.[3] Her parents are Leona and Maynard Toussaint, and she is the elder sister of writer David Toussaint.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
1987 Berserker Shelly film
1988 Dead Heat Lab Technician film
1988 Monsters Lisa Episode: "Sleeping Dragon"
1988–1989 Dallas Tracey Lawton Recurring role, seasons 12-13
1989 Growing Pains Morgan Chase Episode: "Coughing Boy"
1989 Booker Jessica Barber Episode: "Wheels and Deals – Part 1"
1990 Star Trek: The Next Generation Ishara Yar Episode: "Legacy"
1990 Matlock Andrea Todd Episode: "The Mother"
1990 MacGyver Dawn Rigel Episode: "The Visitor"
1991 21 Jump Street Samantha Billings Episode: "In the Name of Love"
1991 Cheers Paula Episode: "Rat Girl"
1991 Blackmail Charlene TV Movie
1992 Nightmare Cafe Angela Episode: "Dying Well Is the Best Revenge"
1992 Mann & Machine Anna Ruggiero Episode: "Truth or Consequences"
1992 Danger Island Karen TV Movie
1992 Lady Boss Venus Maria TV Movie
1992 Matlock Yolanda Bergstrom Episode: "The Legacy"
1992 Melrose Place Colleen Patterson Episode: "Jake vs. Jake"
1993 The Commish Karen Welsh Episode: "The Heart Is a Lonely Sucker"
1994 Project Shadowchaser II Laurie Webber film
1994 Green Dolphin Beat Nicole TV Movie
1994 Fortune Hunter Maggie Ford Episode: "Triple Cross"
1994 Babylon 5 Anna Sheridan Episode: "Revelations"
1994 Breach of Conduct Paula Waite TV Movie
1995 The Return of Hunter Vicki Morgan Sherry TV Movie
1995 Marker Risa Episode: “Spanish Laughter”
1995 Legend Beth McMillan Episode: "Bone of Contention"
1996–1997 Savannah Veronica Koslowski Series regular
1997 Deadly Games Belinda Episode: "The Ex-Girlfriend"
1998 Martial Law Gabriella Zane Episode: "Dead Ringers"
1999 Any Day Now Attorney Episode: "I'm Not Emotional"
1999 Hijack Valerie Miller film
2000 Scream 3 Female Caller (voice) film
2000 Fortress 2: Re-Entry Karen Brennick film
2005 Red Eye Lydia Keefe film
2006 The Young and the Restless Hope Adams Wilson Recurring role, 9 episodes


  1. ^ "Toussaint, Beth 1962–". Cengage.
  2. ^ "Beth Toussaint Playing Hope Adams Wilson on The Young and the Restless -". 1962-09-25. Archived from the original on 2013-03-06. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  3. ^ "'Dallas' Star Beth Toussaint Described Her Other Talents". 27 January 2022.

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