She later began dating Swedish personal trainer Nicklas Söderblom in 2004.
They got engaged the same year on New Year's Eve.
Sheridan is best known for her roles on television.
From 1986 to 1993, she played Paige Matheson on the CBS prime time soap opera Knots Landing, for which she won two Soap Opera Digest Awards.
Making headlines: The actress (pictured at court in 2012) sued her former Desperate Housewives employers alleging she lost her $4 million-a-year role in retaliation after she complained about a set injury The actress had sued ABC, Touchstone and the show’s creator Marc Cherry in April 2010, alleging she lost her $4 million-a-year role in retaliation after she complained about being hit in the head by the latter.