Linda Ann Gray (born September 12, 1940) is an American screen and stage actress, director, producer and former model. Gray is best known for her role as Sue Ellen Ewing on the long-running CBS television series Dallas (1978-1989), for which she was nominated for two Golden Globe Award and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She played a leading role on the Fox drama series Models Inc. from 1994 to 1995, played roles in several made-for-TV movies, appeared on movies like Oscar and Expecting Mary and performed in stage productions such as The Graduate and Terms of Endearment. As of 2012 she starred in the TNT series Dallas. Linda Ann Gray was born in Santa Monica, California.