McKenzie Kate Westmore
Sheridan Crane Lopez-Fitzgerald (Original cast member; July 1999 to Present)
At a Glance
McKenzie Westmore plays Sheridan Crane, the stunning daughter of "Passions" patriarch Alistair Crane and his late wife. Sheridan is haunted by a secret in her childhood, which has prevented her from finding true love.
Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Westmore comes from an entertainment family. Her father, Michael Westmore, is a makeup artist who has won nine Emmy's and an Oscar, for the film "Mask" and her mother, Miriam Westmore, was a model for costume designer Edith Head. Her first film appearance was at the age of three, when she played Robert DeNiro's daughter in the film "Raging Bull."
Her television credits include "Star Trek Voyager", "Days of our Lives", "Weird Science" and "Star Trek: Next Generation." Westmore has extensive theater training that includes the Lee Strasburg Institute and Uta Hagen Master Class.
She is a trained opera singer and has appeared in "Dido & Aneas", "Sound of Music" and "Little Shop of Horrors."
1999 - Present
Days of our Lives
Ensign Jenkins in episode "WarHead"
Jessica in episode "Pirates"
Star Trek:The Next Generation
Rose in episode: "When the Bough Breaks"
Star Trek Insurrection
Awards and Acclaim
Daytime Emmys, Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2004, 2005, 2008)
Daytime Emmys, Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2003)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Van Nuys, California
DATE OF BIRTH: April 26, 1977
EDUCATION: The Howard Fine Acting Studio, a master class with Uta Hagen, the California Youth Theater, Living the Art Institute, The Lee Strasburg Institute, Young Actors Space
CITIZENSHIP: Dual Citizenship in The United States Of America and Canada
MARITAL STATUS: Married, Keith Volpone [May 25th, 2002]
SIBLINGS: Brother Michael, Sister Michele
News Archives: Is Sheridan really dead? [Nov 13th, 2000]
News Archives: Westmore among stars re-signing oontracts. [Feb 4th, 2002]
News Archives: Westmore back to work following illness. [Aug 28th, 2005]
News Archives: Maternity leave forces Passions to recast Sheridan. [May 29th, 2006]