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Jennifer Grey

Jennifer Grey is an American actress who starred in the film Dirty Dancing (1987) opposite Patrick Swayze, a sleeper hit that would become one of the biggest films of the 1980s. She had previously appeared with Patrick Swayze in John Milius's cold war drama Red Dawn (1984) as 'Toni', one of the 'Wolverines', a group of renegade teenagers fighting for their country during World War III.She then starred in Francis Ford Coppola's The Cotton Club (1984) and the John Badham project American Flyers (1985). By this time she had been linked in with the 'so-called' Brat Pack and unsurprisingly won a starring role in John Hughes's hit comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) playing the older sister of Matthew Broderick and love interest of Charlie Sheen.As the 1980s drew to a close, Jennifer headlined Howard Brookner's romantic drama Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989), which again teamed her with Alan Ruck, and also Matt Dillon and Madonna. Since then she has worked steadily, starring in over 34 Film and TV appearances including Le soulier magique (1990), Wind (1992), and Bounce (2000).Jennifer will nevertheless be best remembered as 'Baby' in Dirty Dancing (1987), a role that earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress.


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Born:
Mar 26, 1960 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the series ABC Afterschool Specials 1972-10-04
Latest Project:
Series Red Oaks 2014-08-28

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of John from Cincinnati
Poster of The New Adventures of Old Christine
Poster of How I Met Your Mother
Poster of Friends
Filmography
Red Oaks Judy Meyers / ... 21 episodes, 2014-2017 2014-08-28
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
John from Cincinnati Unknown 2007-06-10
Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
How I Met Your Mother Unknown 2005-09-19
Strictly Come Dancing Unknown 2004-05-15
House Unknown 2004-11-16
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
ABC Afterschool Specials Carol Schwartz / ... 2 episodes, 1984-1985 1972-10-04