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Tracy Scoggins
Scoggins

Birth Name

Tracy Dawn Scoggins

Attended to

The Wynn Handman Studio and the Herbert Berghof Studio, both well-known acting school.

Trivia

Just barely missed qualifying for the 1980 US Olympic diving team.
Known for her athletic prowess, Tracy was a natural to star in two workout videos. In Tough Stuff, which she also produced, she leads a plyometric workout with friends Marcus Allen, former world champion boxer Carlos Palomino and pro-beach volleyball player Randy Stoklos.
The second video, Mind Your Body on ABC Home Video, combines a high energy workout with Tracy's motivational coaching.
Tracy's passion for languages, the arts and travel are a balancing counterpoint to her continuing commitment to physical fitness and to acting.

Tracy Scoggins, born 13 November 1953, Dickinson, Texas, is an American actress, perhaps best known for her role as Captain Elizabeth Lochley, a career military officer with a troubled past, in "Babylon 5", the 1998 TV movies "Babylon 5: The River of Souls", "Babylon 5: A Call to Arms", and its spinoff series "Crusade".

The only child born to two attorneys after almost twenty years of marriage, Tracy is quick to credit her parents for all things good in her life. Her mother was one of the highest ranked tennis players in Texas and her father a Golden Glove boxer, distance swimmer and runner.

She was a prodigious athlete during her high school years, excelling in a numerous sports, including gymnastics and diving. She graduated from Dickinson High School at the age of sixteen and enrolled in Southwest Texas State University, where she studied physical education.

While at SWTSU, Scoggins nearly qualified for a spot on the 1980 Olympic diving team. Following graduation, Scoggins briefly taught physical education before being recruited by John Casablancas of the Elite modeling agency. Elite sent Scoggins to New York, where she worked for a year before taking of the European modeling circuit, including assignments in Italy, Germany, and France.

Scoggins returned to the United States and studied with the Herbert Berghoff Studio and the Wynn Hanmann Studio in hopes of launching an acting career. Her first role was in the TV movie "Twirl" (1981), also starring Heather Locklear, although she was soon cast in the 1984 television series "Renegades".

Scoggins also landed a role on the "Dynasty" spinoff "The Colbys", playing Monica Colby, the daughter of Charlton Heston's character. She has also guest-starred in various TV series, such as "Remington Steele" (1983) and "The A-Team" (1983).

Scoggins landed a number of recurring or short-term roles on television series in the and 1990's, including society columnist Catherine Grant in "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" (1993-1994), Amanda Carpenter on "Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years" (1995), Elizabeth Lochley on "Babylon 5" and its spin-off "Crusade", Cassandra on "Highlander" (1997), Anita Smithfield in two "Dallas" TV movies (1996 and 1998) and Grace Neville in "Dante's Cove" (2005-2011).

Today, she resides in Los Angeles and spends her free time developing workout videos, cycle riding, swimming, and jogging.

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