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      Jami Gertz

      Jami Gertz

      Highest Rated: 87% A Better Life (2011)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Oct 28, 1965

      Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

      A wide-eyed, dark-haired performer, Jami Gertz won a nationwide talent search sponsored by producer Norman Lear and was cast at age 16 in the breakout role of preppy Muffy Tepperman in the short-lived CBS sitcom "Square Pegs" (1982-83) featuring Sarah Jessica Parker. With her parents' permission, the young actress left her home in Illinois and settled in L.A. to play the snobbish Muffy. Following the demise of "Square Pegs," Gertz went on to a recurring role on NBC's "The Facts of Life" in 1983 and a co-starring berth on the equally short-lived John Stamos vehicle "Dreams" (CBS, 1984). Although she had made her feature film debut in the notorious bomb "Endless Love" (1981) and had supporting roles in "Sixteen Candles" and "Alphabet City" (both 1984), the actress landed her first starring role opposite Kevin Bacon in "Quicksilver" (1986). Later that year, Gertz was seen both on stage (in "Out of Gas on Lover's Leap" in L.A.) and on screen (in "Solarbabies") opposite Jason Patric, with whom she also co-starred in "The Lost Boys" (1987), Joel Schumacher's stylish vampire thriller. She went on to do fine work in films that didn't click with either critics or the public. Gertz was impressive as a vacuous, rich party girl in the drug-soaked world of "Less Than Zero" (1987), as Kirk Cameron's fellow college debate team member in "Listen to Me" (1989) and as Kirstie Alley's critical sister in "Sibling Rivalry" (1990).

      Highest rated movies

      I Want You Back Sixteen Candles
      The Lost Boys
      Seven Girlfriends
      Less Than Zero


      Jami Gertz LISTEN TO ME, Jami Gertz, 1989. ©Columbia Pictures DON'T TELL HER IT'S ME, Steve Guttenberg, Jami Gertz, Shelley Long, 1990, (c) Hemdale THE LOST BOYS, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, 1987, (c) Warner Brothers DON'T TELL HER IT'S ME, from left: Jami Gertz, Kyle MacLachlan, 1990, © Hemdale Films DON'T TELL HER IT'S ME, Shelley Long, Steve Guttenberg, Jami Gertz, 1990, (c)Hemdale Film Corporation SOLARBABIES, Peter DeLuise, Jami Gertz, Lukas Haas, Jason Patric, Claude Brooks, James Le Gros, 1986. ©MGM KEEPING UP WITH THE STEINS, Jami Gertz, Jeremy Piven, Daryl Sabara, 2006,©Miramax The Neighbors, Jami Gertz (L), Lenny Venito (R), 'Oscar Party', Season 2, Ep. #16, 02/28/2014, ©ABC DON'T TELL HER IT'S ME, Jami Gertz, Steve Guttenberg, 1990, (c)Hemdale Films Corporation CROSSROADS, from left: Jami Gertz, Joe Seneca, 1986. ©Columbia Pictures KEEPING UP WITH THE STEINS, Jeremy Piven, Jami Gertz, 2006,©Miramax KEEPING UP WITH THE STEINS, Jeremy Piven, Jami Gertz, Garry Marshall, Doris Roberts, Daryl Sabara, 2006,©Miramax DON'T TELL HER IT'S ME, Steve Guttenberg, Jami Gertz, 1990, (c)Hemdale Film Corporation THE LOST BOYS, Jami Gertz, Kiefer Sutherland, 1987, (c) Warner Brothers THE LOST BOYS, Jami Gertz, Jason Patric, 1987. ©Warner Bros. LESS THAN ZERO, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey, Jr., Andrew McCarthy, 1987, TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. All Rights Reserved The Neighbors, Jami Gertz (L), Toks Olagundoye (R), 'Mo Purses Mo Money Mo Problems', Season 1, Ep. #21, 03/20/2013, ©ABC The Neighbors, from left: Tim Jo, Ian Patrick, Simon Templeman, Toks Olagundoye, Lenny Venito, Isabella Cramp, Jami Gertz, Max Charles, Clara Mamet, 09/26/2012, ©ABC The Neighbors, Jami Gertz (L), Max Charles (R), 09/26/2012, ©ABC



      86% 71% I Want You Back Unknown (Character) - 2022
      37% 30% Dealin' With Idiots Rosie (Character) $15.3K 2013
      87% 79% A Better Life Producer $1.8M 2011
      No Score Yet 52% Lost Holiday: The Jim and Suzanne Shemwell Story Unknown (Character) - 2007
      36% 38% Keeping Up With the Steins Joanne Fiedler (Character) $4.3M 2006
      No Score Yet 91% Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story Marilyn Gambrell (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet 68% Undercover Christmas Brandi O'Neill (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gilda Radner: It's Always Something Gilda Radner (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lip Service Kat (Character) - 2001
      50% 52% Seven Girlfriends Lisa (Character) - 1999
      63% 58% Twister Dr. Melissa Reeves (Character) $241.7M 1996
      No Score Yet 59% Jersey Girl Toby (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet 60% Don't Tell Her It's Me Emily Pear (Character) $1.1M 1990
      25% 32% Sibling Rivalry Jeanine (Character) $16.8M 1990
      20% 68% Listen to Me Monica Tomanski (Character) $3.8M 1989
      33% 28% Renegades Barbara (Character) $7.9M 1989
      No Score Yet 67% Silence Like Glass Eva Martin (Character) - 1989
      77% 85% The Lost Boys Star (Character) $31.7M 1987
      50% 63% Less Than Zero Blair (Character) $10.8M 1987
      0% 43% Solarbabies Terra (Character) $1.3M 1986
      76% 82% Crossroads Frances (Character) $5.2M 1986
      13% 38% Quicksilver Terri (Character) $5.6M 1986
      57% 66% Mischief Rosalie (Character) - 1985
      81% 85% Sixteen Candles Robin (Character) - 1984
      No Score Yet 31% Alphabet City Sophia (Character) - 1984
      26% 51% Endless Love Patty (Character) - 1981


      94% 80% This Is Us Marin Rosenthal (Guest Star) 2016
      31% 82% The Neighbors Debbie Weaver (Character) 2012-2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2011 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chew Guest 2012
      85% 90% Modern Family Laura (Guest Star) 2011
      65% 82% Entourage Marlo Klein (Guest Star) 2009-2010
      52% 50% Shark Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Still Standing Judy Miller (Character) 2002-2006
      61% 74% Ally McBeal Unknown (Guest Star) 2000 2002
      No Score Yet 85% ER Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      54% No Score Yet Hudson Street Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      89% 92% Seinfeld Jane (Guest Star) 1994
      50% No Score Yet Sibs Lily Ruscio (Character) 1991-1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dreams Martha Spino (Character) 1984
      No Score Yet 88% Family Ties Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Facts of Life Boots St. Clair (Guest Star) 1983-1984
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Diff'rent Strokes Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      81% No Score Yet Square Pegs Muffy Tepperman (Character) 1982-1983