Being the only girl in a family of four children, Tracey found out that her height gave her an upper hand whenever she would play football with her brothers. She was always an advocate of gender equality, and she would jump into football and tell the boys not to take it easy with her because she was a female.
Because of her height, she was not allowed to perform on stage when she was in eighth grade. So instead of acting, she was involved in technical crew. But that didn’t make her give up as she got into acting and became a big name in Hollywood. Read on to know more about this woman blessed with great height.
Who is Tracey Needham?
Tracey Renee Needham was born on the 28th of March 1967, in Dallas, Texas USA, Her father was a homebuilder, and her family relocated to Denver, Colorado when she was eight years old because of his work. Tracey is the only girl in a family of four children. She has always been an advocate of gender equality as she always challenged her brothers and she always asked them not to take it easy with her because she is a female. Tracey was blessed with great height, and due to her height, she was not allowed to perform on stage. So instead of acting, she was involved with technical crew.
Tracey initially went to Cherry Creek High School in Denver, but eventually matriculated from Plano Senior High. As soon as she completed her school, she roamed across Australia and Europe to acquire more skills in acting. Tracey then went to Los Angeles in 1988 to learn acting and take part in auditions. While she was studying, she was still fascinated by football games, and she was always competitive against boys. Her love and passion for football and gender equality have helped motivate her to portray a strong feminine character on television.
Tracey Needham married actor Tommy Hinkley in 1995 on the 1st of January, having dated for several years. She gave birth to her daughter, Katie in 1999. She is apparently still enjoying a splendid and happy life with her husband, and they are showing no sign of divorce, unlike many in the entertainment profession.
She has a great height of 5ft 10ins (1.8m) and a perfectly maintained her figure. She is very busy in her professional acting, but is very inactive on social media.
Tracey Needham was discovered by a talent agent while at a gas station. She started her career in acting by debuting in the TV series “Jake and the Fatman”, then appeared as Ann in the series “Coach”. After a series of role plays, she landed her first major role in 1989 in the drama “Life Goes on”, in the part of Paige Thatcher, then played the strong feminine character of Lt. Meg Austin a Navy Judge advocate in the military-action adventure series “JAG”’s first season in 1995-96.
In 1997, she played the character Roxanne in “Buried Alive II”, Gina Gallagher in 1999 TV movie “Justice”, and Ellie Jones in “Total Security”. In 2004, she played Jessica Abernathy in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and was cast as Sarah in “Angel in the Family”.
Other notable appearances have been as Kathleen Barry in three episodes of “Veronica Mars” and as Sarah Sharpe in “The Last Harbor”.
Apart from her acting career, she also wrote and produced the film “Tupperware Party” in 1997.
Tracey’s Interest and Net Worth
Tracy Needham’s interests include playing cards and horse riding, to name just two. Authoritative sources estimate that she has a net worth of over $4 million, as of late 2018, accumulated largely from her acting career over the last 30 years.