Who is Gail Edwards?

Gail Edwards is a celebrated American actress, who gained fame in the ‘80s starring in the popular American sitcom “It’s a Living”, about a group of waitresses and their ups and downs while working at a restaurant, located at the top of a skyscraper. Other roles have included as Sharon LeMeure in the TV series “Blossom” (1991-1993), and as Vicky Larson in the comedy series “Full House” (1991-1993).

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Where is Gail Edwards Today?

Gail retired from acting in the mid- ‘90s, and from then on has been involved in a number of charities, working closely in helping the less fortunate. However, she returned as Vicky Larson in the Netflix sequel to the original “Full House”, entitled “Fuller House”, and appeared in two episodes in 2017 and 2020. She is now again in relative obscurity, living with her husband, Robert Decker in Sedona, Arizona USA.

Gail Edwards Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education

Gail June Edwards was born on the 27th of September 1952, in Coral Gables, Florida USA, where she grew up, and from an early age became interested in the performing arts. She began staging her own shows as a child with the help of her father, who would hang the curtain and lights while she would do the choreography. As time went on, her desire for performing didn’t diminish, but instead increased.

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When she was in sixth grade, Gail was chosen for the part of Little Mary in the play “The Woman”, performed at the Coconut Grove Playhouse. She was spotted by the producer and playwright George Abbott, who after the play ended, came backstage and personally praised Gail’s performance. This encouraged her to pursue acting further, and she continued to work in commercials and plays in South Florida. After high school, she enrolled at the University of Miami, from which she graduated cum laude in 1974.

Career Beginnings

Soon after graduating, Gail finished her own play entitled “Becoming”, which she wrote, produced, and then starred in; her creation won the Miami Herald Critic’s Choice award, not once, but three times before debuting in New York. Gail then signed a contract with the LeMond/Zetter Management Group, which secured her a couple more theater appearances, including the part of Sandy in the play “Grease”, alongside Peter Gallagher, touring the US East Coast.

She also produced and starred in “The Good One” and “Vanities”, which won her the Drama-Logue Critics’ Award. However, after this she became more focused on television, and moved to Los Angeles.

Television and Success

Once settled in Los Angeles, Gail signed a contract with Rio Diamond Agency, later becoming Gersh Agency, and soon made her on-screen debut as Karen in the TV series “Lou Grant” in 1978, and the same year appeared in the TV series “Taxi”. Before the ’70s ended, Gail featured in the television movie “Stating Fresh” (1979), and in the TV series “The Last Resort”.

In 1980, Gail secured her first major role as Dot Higgins, one of the restaurant waitresses in the TV sitcom “It’s a Living”. The series lasted from 1980 until 1989, and marked the entire decade, and though it didn’t win a single nomination, it was very popular with the public, and made Gail famous. She was involved in other projects too, such as guest-starring in the TV series “M*A*S*H” (1981), then starring in the film “Get Crazy” (1983), and appearing in the TV series “New Love, American Style” (1986), among others.

Continual Success and Retirement

The ‘90s changed nothing for the star such was Gail Edwards; her first role in the new decade was as Hilary Kozak in the TV series “The Family Man” (1990-1991), and then in 1991 she started portraying Sharon LeMeure in the TV series “Blossom”, through 10 episodes until 1993, and she was also Vicky Larson in the TV series “Full House”, also from ‘91 to ‘93. She left show business at the end of her stint on “Full House”, making only one more appearance, in the TV series “Touched by an Angel”, before she retired and went to live in Arizona with her husband.

Gail Edwards Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Gail made a name for herself in show business in the relatively short time that she was active in the industry, and earned a decent amount of wealth through her success.

According to sources, Gail Edwards’s net worth has been estimated at around $1 million, as of mid- 2020.

Gail stands at 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall, while she weighs approximately 127lbs ~ 58kgs. Her vital statistics are unknown, but she’s kept her slim figure despite being in her sixth decade.

Gail Edwards Personal Life, Husband, Marriage, Children

Gail is very secretive about her personal life, and there isn’t much information about her outside of her acting career. Nevertheless, she has been married to Robert Decker since 1986, and that the couple is living in Sedona, Arizona. However, there is no information on whether the couple has children or not.

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