When these pictures of Space and Locklear at the beach [via] came out at the beginning of the month it seemed like the unbelievable could be true.

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Heather received her big break when she portrayed the manipulative wife of Blake Carrington's son in the popular series Dynasty (1981, aired almost for a decade).

Though she was gone from the show for a short time, her role in the series brought her nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Actress/Actor in a Comic Relief Role at the Soap Opera Digest Awards (1990).

While working in the series, Heather had some big screen projects which included Firestarter (1984) and The Return of Swamp Thing (1989, for which she received a nomination at the Razzie Awards for Worst Actress in 1990).

She also appeared in several television movies like City Killer (1984), T. Hooker: Blood Sport (1986) and Rock 'n' Roll Mom (1988).

The couple lives in Los Angeles with their only daughter, Ava Elizabeth (born in 1997).

Melrose Villain Starting out as a school model, Heather Locklear later modeled in television commercials for Pepsi, Polaroid and the California Dairy Council.

She was also well known for playing the manipulative wife of Blake Carrington's son in the famous series Dynasty (1981).

Due to Heather's success in portraying notable television villains, she was credited as "The Queen of Mean." Heather, who owned dogs named Kitty and Harley, was formerly romantically linked to several Hollywood actors including Scott Baio, Tom Cruise and Mark Harmon before finding her love for musicians Tommy Lee (married, divorced) and Richie Sambora (married December 1994).

During her off time from Dynasty, Heather took part in Aaron Spelling's T. Hooker (1982, played Officer Stacy Sheridan, cancelled after five seasons).