Stephanie Beacham is the British actress who played Countess Regina Bartholomew in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Ship in a Bottle” in 1992.
Between 1985 and 1989, Beacham played Sabella “Sable” Scott Colby on the television drama series Dynasty on which she worked with Joan Collins and Tracy Scoggins. She also played this part on the spin-off series The Colbys (1985-1987) on which she worked again with Tracy Scoggins and with Ricardo Montalban. For her work on Dynasty and The Colbys, Beacham received three Soap Opera Digest Award nominations in 1986, 1988, and 1990.
Between 1989 and 1990 she played the lead role in the television comedy Sister Kate, Golden Globe award nominated in the category Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series – Comedy/Musical in 1990.
In the 1990’s she played Dr. Kristin Westphalen in the first season of the science fiction series SeaQuest DSV, with fellow regular Marco Sanchez and recurring actors William Morgan Sheppard, Frank Welker, and Richard Herd and Iris McKay, mother to Luke Perry’s character in eight episodes of the drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1991-1994, with Michael Durrell and Ann Gillespie).
On Charmed she played Martha van Lewen in the episode “Reckless Abandon”.
Beacham had a recurring role as Martha Fraser in the British long running drama series Coronation Street (2009) and guest roles in episodes of Material Girl (2010), Casualty (2010), and Mount Pleasant (2011).
In 2010 she also took part in the seventh season of Celebrity Big Brother UK.
She portrayed Maria Callas in the stage play “Master Class” in the UK and published her autobiography.