12/09/2013 11:14 am ET

How Linda Gray Minds Her Body

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When Mind Your Body caught up with the vivacious and articulate Linda Gray this week, she was in—no surprise—Dallas, Texas, as an ice storm prepared to disrupt life in America’s ninth-largest city and on the set of the top cable TV drama.

Tucked into her high-rise “in the coolest part of town,” Gray is characteristically unruffled. She’s prepping for another day—which sometimes could be 16 hours—on the set of TNT’s Dallas revival. Gray is legendary as Sue Ellen Ewing, J.R.’s former wife and the mother of his son, John Ross, played by Josh Henderson. The series renewed for a third season in 2014.

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