From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charlene L. Tilton (born December 1, 1958) is an American actress and singer Tilton was born in San Diego, California, the daughter of Katherine, a secretary. Notably, Tilton is 411 (1.50 m) tall. Tilton has had a varied career in show business. She is best known for playing Lucy Ewing, the sly, vixenish, frequently frustrated granddaughter of Jock Ewing in the popular television series Dallas from 1978 to 1985 and from 1988 to 1990 and also on Knots Landing for 1 episode in 1979. She will reprise the role in the pilot of the new series. In addition to several appearances on various TV shows, Tilton has also appeared in feature films (including a cameo appearance in the John Milius film Big Wednesday), although these garnered little attention. Tilton is also a singer, singing her own vocals on a 1978 episode of Dallas. She also released a dance-pop single Cest La Vie in 1984 which became a hit in several countries in Europe, including staying at #1 in Germany. She appeared on Circus of the Stars in 1979 and 1991, on one occasion acting as a knife throwers target girl in a gold bikini.