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Dallas Royce

Played by Cheryl Hines

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It's possible DALLAS ROYCE has never seen the inside of a diner, flown with a layover, or spoken to a mechanic. But while she might take this for granted, she never lets it go to her head. She cares deeply about her fellow man, as evidenced by her membership in the Neighborhood Association, PTA, and Chatswin Country Club in addition to her charities: Airbeds for the Homeless, Airbeds for the Elderly, and the Altmans. She is always impeccably dressed in the hippest haute couture and looking to help others hone their fashion sense in kind.

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Actress, producer and director Cheryl Hines is a two-time Emmy nominee for her role as Cheryl David on HBO's Golden Globe Award-winning series Curb Your Enthusiasm, the brainchild of Seinfeld co-creator Larry David.  

This past fall Cheryl was seen in the Vuguru produced web series We Need Help, on Yahoo! Cheryl starred alongside Rachael Harris, they played exaggerated versions of themselves as actresses who share a personal assistant. In addition to creating and producing the show, Cheryl also directed each of the episodes.   

Cheryl co-starred alongside Peter Bogdanovich and Alicia Witt in the feature film Cold Turkey, which was released this fall. Set in present-day Pasadena, the film centers on the eccentric Turner clan, an upper-class family torn apart by secrets revealed over a Thanksgiving weekend. Patriarch Poppy (Bogdanovich) has invited his black sheep daughter Nina (Witt) home for the holiday – her first visit in 15 years. Nina immediately clashes with stepmother Deborah (Hines), and competes with her siblings (Holmes and Walger) for Poppy's affection – and money. Over three days, the family gradually disintegrates over who will get Poppy's money – only to discover he's broke.

Cheryl's feature film directorial debut, Serious Moonlight, was released in 2012 through Magnolia Films. The film premiered with critical acclaim at the Tribeca Film Festival. The screenplay was written by the late Adrienne Shelly, who directed Cheryl in the critically acclaimed Waitress. The film is a dark comedy centered on the troubled marriage of a high-powered female attorney (played by Meg Ryan) who learns that her husband (Timothy Hutton) is about to leave her for another woman.  

Cheryl's additional television projects included a co-starring role in the live action/CG adaptation of the Nickelodeon hit animated series The Fairly Odd Parents television movie, and A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! opposite Jason Alexander. She had major story arc on the ABC drama series Brothers and Sisters and a starring role opposite Megan Mullally in the ABC Television Network series In the Motherhood, a single camera comedy series chronicling the hilarious ups and downs of motherhood. 

Cheryl has also produced and directed several television projects including Executive Producer and creator of the NBC Television Series School Pride, a proactive, alternative series that told the stories of communities coming together to renovate their aging and broken public schools. The cameras followed students, teachers and parents as they rolled up their sleeves and rebuilt their own schools, concluding with the unveiling of a brand new, completely transformed school. She also produced the award-winning comedy series Campus Ladies for the Oxygen Channel and the Starz Networks original comedy series Hollywood Residential.  

Cheryl is one of Hollywood's busiest film actresses with starring roles in a number of critically acclaimed feature films and box office hits including The Ugly Truth, RV, Waitress, The Grand and Bart Got A Room.