Jami Gertz Biography (1965-)

Born October 28, 1965, in Chicago, IL; daughter of Walter (a builder and contractor) and Sharon Gertz; married Tony Ressler (an investment banker), October 1988; children: Oliver Jordan, Nicholas Simon, Theo. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA90211.; Publicist: I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.; Manager: The Firm, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
October 28, 1965
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Patty, Endless Love, 1981
  • Big girl, On the Right Track, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Sophia, Alphabet City, Atlantic Releasing, 1984
  • Robin, Sixteen Candles, 1984
  • Rosalie, Mischief, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985
  • Frances, Crossroads, Columbia, 1986
  • Terri, Quicksilver, Columbia, 1986
  • Terra, Solarbabies (also known as Solar Warriors), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer/United Artists, 1986
  • Blair, Less Than Zero, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Star, The Lost Boys, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Barbara, Renegades, Universal, 1989
  • Monica Tomanski, Listen to Me, Columbia, 1989
  • Eva Martin, Zwei Frauen (also known as Silence Like Glass),1989
  • Jeanine, Sibling Rivalry, Columbia, 1990
  • Emily Pear, Don't Tell Her It's Me (also known as The BoyfriendSchool), Hemdale, 1990
  • Toby Mastallone, Jersey Girl, 1992
  • Dr. Melissa Reeves, Twister (also known as Catch the Wind and Wind Devils), Warner Bros./Universal, 1996
  • Lisa, Seven Girlfriends, Castle Hill, 2000
  • Kat, Lip Service (also known as Kat and Allison), Artist View Entertainment, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Muffy Tepperman, Square Pegs, CBS, 1982-1983
  • Martha Spino, Dreams, CBS, 1984
  • Lily Wyler, Sibs (also known as Grown-Ups), ABC, 1991
  • Dr. Nina Pomerantz, a recurring role, ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1997-1998
  • Judy Miller, Still Standing, CBS, 2002-
  • Movies
  • Sarah Wells, This Can't Be Love, CBS, 1994
  • Power 98, HBO, 1996
  • Title role, Gilda Radner: It's Always Something, ABC, 2002
  • Brandi O'Neill, Undercover Christmas (also known as UndercoverLover), CBS, 2003
  • Specials
  • TGIF Comedy Preview, ABC, 1991
  • Presenter, 2001 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Funny Flubs & Screw-Ups XII, CBS, 2003
  • The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2003
  • The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2004
  • Pilots
  • Monica Mitchell, For Members Only, CBS, 1983
  • Lily, Related by Birth, ABC, 1993
  • Ex-wife's sister, Fourplay, CBS, 2000
  • Meg, True Love, NBC, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Boots St. Clair, "Gamma Gamma or Bust," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1983
  • Lindsey, "My Fair Larry" (also known as "My Fair Lady"), Diff'rent Strokes, NBC, 1983
  • Boots St. Clair, "Advance Placement," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1983
  • Boots St. Clair, "All or Nothing," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1984
  • Boots St. Clair, "Star at Langely," The Facts of Life, NBC, 1984
  • Jocelyn Clark, "Double Date," Family Ties, NBC, 1984
  • Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1987, 1993
  • Jane Harnick, kidnapper #2, "The Taking of Pablum 1-2-3: Parts 1 & 2," Dream On, HBO, 1994
  • Jane, "The Stall," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994
  • Allison, "Bells and Whistles," Hudson Street, 1995
  • Martin's lover, "Take Two Tablets, and Get Me To Mt. Sinai," Dream On, HBO, 1995
  • Kimmy Bishop, "Without a Net," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Kimmy Bishop, "The Last Virgin," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Kimmy Bishop, "Tis the Season," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Kimmy Bishop, "Love on Holiday," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2000
  • Kimmy Bishop, "Playing with Matches," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2002
  • The View, ABC, 2002, 2003
  • Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Herself, The Sharon Osbourne Show, syndicated, 2003
  • The Wayne Brady Show, 2003
  • Herself, On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • Outta Gas on Lover's Leap, Court Playhouse, Los Angeles, 1986
  • Marie, Come Back, Little Sheba, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1987
  • Anita Merendino, Wrong Turn at Lungfish, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • RECORDINGS
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in Julian Lennon's "Stick Around."

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Model, July, 1989

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