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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Lost Boys (1987)
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Brown-eyed, would-be Brat Packer Jami Gertz was discovered in a nationwide talent search by Norman Lear and she studied drama at N.Y.U. She got a tiny part in Franco Zeffirelli`s Endless Love in 1981, making her film debut along with Tom Cruise. The next year she starred on the high school TV series Square Pegs along with Sarah Jessica Parker, and made several guest appearances on The Facts of Life. Supporting roles followed in Alphabet City, Quicksilver, Crossroads, and Solarbabies. In 1987 she played shy vampire girl Star in The Lost Boys, which may remain her most recognizable role. In the same year, she played the girl caught between Andrew McCarthy and Robert Downey Jr. in Less Than Zero and she got to romance teen idol Kirk Cameron in Listen to Me. The `90s marked the decline of her leading roles in teen dramas and she turned to comedies, off-Broadway theater, and mainstream dramas. She played Kirstie Alley`s sister in Sibling Rivalry, Dylan McDermott`s love interest in Jersey Girl, and Bill Paxton`s girlfriend in Twister. Working back in television, she had recurring roles on Sibs, ER, Dream On, and Ally McBeal. After making several TV movies, she portrayed legendary comedienne Gilda Radner in the ABC special It`s Always Something: The Gilda Radner Story. Living in L.A. with her husband and children, Gertz was cast as blue-collar wife and mother Judy Miller on the CBS sitcom Still Standing in 2002. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, All Movie Guide
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Maine East High School, Park Ridge, IL
New York University
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Jami Beth Gertz
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Jami Beth Gertz (born October 28, 1965) is an American actress. Gertz is known for her early roles in the films Sixteen Candles, Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less Than Zero and Quicksilver, the 1980s TV series Square Pegs with Sarah Jessica Parker, and 1996's Twister, as well as for her roles as Judy Miller in the CBS sitcom Still Standing, and as Debbie Weaver in the ABC sitcom The Neighbors.
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Innovative Artists L.A.
(1984) TV commercial: Appeared in a commercial for the role-playing game "Dungeons & Dragons."
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Married||Tony Ressler and Jami Gertz
have been married since 16th Jun 1989. |||
Who is she dating right now?
Tony Ressler and Jami Gertz have been married for 27 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 1988 and were married on 16th Jun 1989.
Jami Gertz has been in relationships with John Cusack (1983), Jonathan Prince, Chuck Norris, Corey Feldman and Steven Seagal.
She is rumoured to have hooked up with Sylvester Stallone.
Jami Gertz has 3 children, Oliver (24), Nick (21) and Theo (18).
Jami Gertz is a 50 year old American Actress. Born Jami Beth Gertz on 28th October, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and educated at Maine East High School, Park Ridge, IL, she is famous for Lost Boys (1987) in a career that spans 1981–present. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Jami Gertz has been in 13 on-screen matchups, notably with Andrew McCarthy in Less Than Zero (1987), Bill Paxton in Twister (1996), Dylan McDermott in Jersey Girl (1992), Jason Patric in The Lost Boys (1987) and Jeremy Piven in Keeping Up with the Steins (2006).
Jami Gertz is a member of the following lists:
Jewish American actresses,
21st-century American actresses and
Actresses from Chicago, Illinois.
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