Who is Jennifer Grey? Biography and Wiki
Jennifer Grey is an acclaimed American actress known came to prominence in 1986 for her role as Jeanie Bueller in the teen comedy film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Later, in 1987, she portrayed Frances “Baby” Houseman in the romantic drama film Dirty Dancing.
Some of her television work includes Red Dawn (1984), The Cotton Club (1984), Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989), Bounce (2000), Redbelt (2008), The Wind Rises (2013), In Your Eyes (2014), Duck Duck Goose (2018), and Bittersweet Symphony (2019). Currently, she portrayed Janelle in the ongoing ABC’s ”The Conners”.
Jennifer Grey Age and Birthday, How Old is Jennifer Grey?
Jennifer Grey is 60 years old as of 2020. She was born on March 26, 1960, in Manhattan, New York, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on March 26th every year. Her introduction to the world sign is Aries.
Jennifer Grey Height and Weight
Grey is a woman of average stature, she also appears to be quite tall in stature in her photos. She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches(1.60 m). She also weighs 132 Ibs (60 kgs).
Jennifer Grey Education
Grey attended Dalton School, which is a private school in Manhattan. While there, she studied dance and acting. She went to the same school with actress Tracy Pollan.
She graduated in 1978 and enrolled at Manhattan’s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre for two years of training as an actress.
Jennifer Grey Family
Grey is the daughter of stage and Academy Award-winning screen actor Joel Grey and former actress and singer Jo Wilder. Her father is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in the Kander & Ebb musical Cabaret.
She has a brother named James Katz or chef James. He is a chef. However, nothing much is known about him since he has kept his life away from the public eye.
Jennifer Grey Husband, Is Jennifer Grey still Married?
Grey is married to actor and director Clark Gregg. They tied the knot on July 21, 2001. She has once shared the screen with her husband in the film, ‘The Road To Christmas’ in 2006. The couple has one daughter Stella Gregg who was born on December 3, 2001. Nonetheless, Jennifer had a brief relationship with actor Michael J. Fox and journalist George Stephanopoulos. Unfortunately, Grey and Clark’s marriage hit the rock, as a result, the duo announced their divorce on July 3, 2020.
Jennifer Grey Net Worth
Jennifer has been in the film industry for more than three decades. She has no doubt amassed a huge fortune with the bulk of her wealth coming from her acting career. Grey has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Jennifer Grey Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Jennifer Grey.
Jennifer Grey Bio and Wiki
- Full Names: Jennifer Elise-Alice Grey
- Gender: Female
- Occupation / Profession: Actress
- Nationality: American
- Race / Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Not Known
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Jennifer Grey Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 60 years old
- Zodiac Sign: Aries.
- Date of Birth: March 26, 1960
- Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
- Birthday: 26th March
Jennifer Grey Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: 34-24-32
- Height / How Tall?: *** or Not Known
- Weight: 132 Ibs (60 kgs)
- Eye Color: Light Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Shoe Size: 7(US)
- Breast Size: 34 inches
- Waist Size: 24 inches
- Hip Size: 32 inches
Jennifer Grey Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Joel Grey
- Mother: Jo Wilder Brower)
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Married to Clark Gregg( married in 2001, separated in 2020)
- Children: Daughter(Stella Gregg, born on December 3, 2001).
Jennifer Grey Networth and Salary
- Net Worth: $10 million
- Source of Income: Acting
Grey House and Cars
- Place of living: Venice, CA
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated
Jennifer Grey Career
Grey made her commercial debut at the age of 19, in an ad for Dr. Pepper. She later went on to make her film debut in 1984, in a small role in Reckless. That very same year, she played a small role in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Cotton Club and starred in the war film Red Dawn. In 18985, Grey appeared in American Flyers.
In the 1986 comedy film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Grey played the role of jealous sister Jeanie Bueller. The following year she played Frances “Baby” Houseman in Dirty Dancing along with Patrick Swayze. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress for the role.
Grey appeared in the Lifetime movie Bling Ring as Iris Garvey, the mother of Zack Garvey, in September 2011. Later on November 5 and 6, 2011, she stood in for head judge Len Goodman on the BBC One TV show Strictly Come Dancing.
From 2014 to 2017, she portrayed Judy Meyers on Red Oaks. In 2018, she co-starred in the film Untogether; the film was released on February 8, 2019.
Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze
In 1987, Grey and Patrick shared the screen in the romantic drama film Dirty Dancing, Patrick playing as Frances “Baby” Houseman. The story is a coming of age love story: spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle. Her performance in the film made her prominence, moreover, she got nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress for the role.
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Jennifer Grey Dancing With The Stars
Grey was a contestant on season eleven of Dancing With the Stars. She partnered with professional dancer Derek Hough and the two won making Derek Hough the first contestant to win the competition three times.
Jennifer Grey Accident
On August 5, 1987, Jennifer suffered a severe whiplash in a car accident in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, while vacationing with actor Matthew Broderick; whom she began dating in semi-secrecy during the filming of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
The accident occurred when Broderick, at the wheel of a rented BMW, crossed into the wrong lane and collided head-on with a Volvo driven by a local mother and daughter, Margaret Doherty, 63, and Anna Gallagher, 28; who died instantly in the accident. Matthew Broderick was later convicted of careless driving and fined $175. Jennifer’s spinal cord was compressed and her surgeon placed a titanium plate in her neck to stabilize it.
Jennifer Grey Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp was in a relationship with the Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey around 1989. The two were rumored to have been engaged. True or not, the couple didn’t last long.
Jennifer Grey Cancer
When undergoing treatment after the accident, her surgeon found a suspicious white spot on her thyroid via MRI. The nodule was cancerous. She underwent two surgeries to treat the illness. She is now cancer-free.
Jennifer Grey Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing is an American 1987 romantic drama dance film written by Eleanor Bergstein. Starring, was Patrick Swayze and Grey in the lead roles. Jennifer played the role of Frances “Baby” Houseman. Its sequels may be released before the end of 2020.
Jennifer Grey Ferris Bueller
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is an American 1986 teen comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by John Hughes. At Ferris Bueller’s Day off, Jennifer played the role of Jeanie Bueller.
Jennifer Grey Red Dawn
Red Dawn is a film set in an alternate history timeline in which the United States is invaded by the Soviet Union and its Cuban and Nicaraguan allies.
However, the onset of World War III is not fully elaborated. Red Dawn follows a group of American high school students who resist the occupation with guerrilla warfare, calling themselves “Wolverines”, after their high school mascot.
Jennifer Grey House
House is a television medical drama that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons. From November 16, 2004, to May 21, 2012.
The series’ main character is Dr. Gregory House Hugh Laurie, an unconventional, misanthropic medical genius who, despite his dependence on pain medication, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey. Jennifer plays the role of Abbey.
Jennifer Grey Death
In 2016, news of Jennifer’s death quickly spread causing concern among her fans. The news was later confirmed as a complete hoax.
Jennifer Grey Surgery
Grey underwent two rhinoplasty procedures, also known as a nose job, in the early 1990s. The procedures led to major changes in her appearance which negatively affected her career. Even her close friends could fail to recognize due to change in appearance.
Speaking on the experience, she said; “I went in the operating room a celebrity—and came out anonymous. It was like being in a witness protection program or being invisible.”
Jennifer Grey Young
Jennifer Grey Movies and TV shows
2019:Bittersweet Symphony(Eleanor Roberts)
2018: Duck Duck Goose(Edna (voice))
2014:In Your Eyes
2013: The Wind Rises(Mrs. Kurokawa (voice))
2008: Redbelt(Lucy Weiss)
2002: Ritual(Dr. Alice Dodgson)
1997: Red Meat(Candice)
1996: Portraits of a Killer(Elaine Taylor)
1995: Lover’s Knot(Megan Forrester)
1992: Wind(Kate Bass)
1989: Bloodhounds of Broadway(Lovey Lou)
1988: Gandahar(Airelle (voice)
1987: Dirty Dancing(Frances “Baby” Houseman)
1986:Ferris Bueller’s Day Off(Jeanie Bueller)
1985: American Flyers(Leslie)
1984: Reckless(Cathy Bennario)
Red Dawn(Toni Mason)
The Cotton Club(Patsy Dwyer)
Jennifer Grey TV Shows
Grey’s Anatomy(Carol Dickinson)
Who Do You Think You Are?
Lip Sync Battle
Red Oaks(Judy Meyers)
Strictly Come Dancing(Guest Judge)
The Bling Ring(Iris Garvey)
Dancing with the Stars(Season 11 Winner)
The New Adventures of Old Christine(Tracey)
Phineas and Ferb(Various voices)
John from Cincinnati(Daphne, Meyer’s Fiancée)
The Road to Christmas(Claire Jameson)
It’s Like, You Know…(Jennifer Grey)
Since You’ve Been Gone(Patty Reed)
Fallen Angels(Ginger Allen)
The West Side Waltz(Robin Ouiseau)
1993: A Case for Murder
1991: Eyes of a Witness
Murder in Mississippi(Rita Schwerner)
Criminal Justice(Liz Carter)
If the Shoe Fits(Kelly Carter / Prudence)
1986: The Equalizer(Valerie Jacobs)
1985: ABC Afterschool Special(Laura Eller)
1984: ABC Afterschool Special(Carol Durate)
Frequently Asked Questions About Jennifer Grey
Who is Jennifer Grey?
Grey is a renowned actress who gained wide recognition after appearing as a cast member of Dirty Dancing as Frances “Baby” Houseman
How Old Is Jennifer Grey?
Grey is 60 years old as of 2020. She was born on March 26, 1960.
How Old Was Jennifer Grey In Dirty Dancing?
Grey was 27 when she played Baby in Dirty Dancing.
How tall is Jennifer Grey?
The renowned actress stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Is Jennifer Grey married?
She was married to Clark Gregg. However, on July 3, 2020, they announced they had separated amicably and were in the process of divorcing.
How much is Jennifer Grey worth?
Grey has an approximate net worth of $10 million. This amount has been accrued from her leading roles in the entertainment industry.
Where does Jennifer Grey live?
She is a resident of Venice, CA, USA, we shall upload pictures of her house as soon as we have them.
Is Jennifer Grey dead or alive?
Grey is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Grey Now?
Grey is still an active participant in the creative entertainment industry, she is a cast member of the ongoing comedy series The Conners. Watch the trailer below.
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