For her performance in the role, she won the 1990 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actress: Prime Time, and the 1991 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Heroine: Prime Time.The same year, she was named one of People In the 1990s, Sheridan went to star in a number of television movies.In 1992, she co-starred opposite Carol Burnett and Michael Caine in the comedy Noises Off, and later had only two studio movies: Spy Hard (1996) opposite Leslie Nielsen, and Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) starring Chris Farley.In 1998, she auditioned for the role of Grace Adler on Will & Grace, though the role ultimately went to Debra Messing.The project did not go to series, but the pilot episode was aired as a television movie in 1986.In 1986, Sheridan joined the cast of the CBS prime time soap opera Knots Landing as vixen Paige Matheson.Meanwhile, the Screen Actors Guild Award winner recently suffered a blow in court by LA Superior Court Judge Holly Kendig.Sheridan claimed in a previous 2012 trial that Desperate Housewives creator and Executive Producer Marc Cherry had deliberately hit her in 2008 while on set as the pair feuded over a scene.
The 53-year-old former Desperate Housewives star bundled up in a cozy white puffer coat and matching cowboy hat.
In 2004, Sheridan was cast as Edie Britt in the ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives.
The character was originally written as a recurring role in the series.
She later had leading roles in numerous made-for-television movies and miniseries, including Lucky Chances (1990), Virus (1995), and The People Next Door (1996).
She has also made a number of feature film appearances, including roles in Noises Off (1992), Spy Hard (1996), Beverly Hills Ninja (1997), and Code Name: The Cleaner (2007).In 1990 she starred in Deceptions and played Lucky Santangelo in the television adaptation of Jackie Collins' Lucky Chances.