Victoria Principal

(Vicki Ree "Victoria" Principal)

Victoria Principal
Victoria Principal
  • Born: January 3, 1950
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Entrepreneur, Author









Vicki Ree "Victoria" Principal is an American actress, entrepreneur, and author, best known for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the American primetime television soap opera series Dallas. She spent nine years on the long-running series, leaving in 1987. Afterward, she began her own production company, Victoria Principal Productions, focusing mostly on television films. In the mid-1980s, she became interested in natural beauty therapies, and in 1989, she created a self-named line of skincare products, Principal Secret.

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As long as my body is in shape, my mind is working at its full capacity.
As the years go by, I've added a few pounds on, and I like it. I like it that I look a little softer.
Being an agent gave me a great sense of satisfaction.
Don't strive to be perfect. Strive for excellence.
I arrived in California with no job, no car, and no money, but, like millions of other girls, a dream. Money, Coins & Minting
I became so consumed with trying to live up to what the public expected that I lost myself. I don't know of anyone else who can say this.
I believe that how you feel is very important to how you look - that healthy equals beautiful. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I enjoy speaking to other women about turning 50, and how we can enjoy it, and how we can explore it. Women
I got even with all the bad management I had by being a good manager.
I grew up thinking that whatever I wanted to do, I could do.
I try to treat people the way I would like to be treated, but I can't worry about what everyone's going to think.
I was very lucky. My parents raised me in such a way that it never occurred to me that I wasn't equal.
I went to a woman for advice about how to be in business, but I learned a great deal from men. Business, Commerce & Finance
I went to find myself and save myself by being an agent.
If wanted to play a sport, I played a sport. If I wanted to do things that many girls born in 1950 didn't do, I did it. Sports & Athletics
Ignorance is not bliss, but in my case, that was.
I'm about to become a member of the Chemists Society of America. I'm very proud of that. Society
I'm generally competing with the ideal I have set for myself, and I've found that served me very well.
It is so easy to forget that this is good that we're alive. We should be enjoying this gift of being alive.
It used to be you wanted to marry up.
No one can make me work harder than I do, so I'm generally not interested in who I am competing with. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Oprah is so bright, and her intelligence is so piercing that I don't think anyone who spends a few minutes with her isn't struck by that.
Success doesn't mean that you are healthy, success doesn't mean that you're happy, success doesn't mean that you're rested. Success really doesn't mean that you look good, or feel good, or are good. Success
There are two things in life that I really wanted to do: be an actress, and to be in skin care, and I've gotten to do both of them. Life
There came a moment in my life when I realized that I had stepped into another part of my life. I used to walk into a room full of people and think, do they like me? And one day I walk in and I thought, do I like them? Life
Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught. Environment & Environmentalism
Victory Over Violence is an organization that was created to help fund shelters for women and children. Women
When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity.
When I don't plumb the depths or the opportunities of each day, I don't have joy.
When I started Victoria Principal Products, there were 22 full-time employees - they were all women. Women
When women work together, it's a bond unlike any other. Women ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
You can't be responsible for the way people respond to you. You're only responsible for yourself.