Jennifer Grey biography, husband, family, career, net worth

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Who is Jennifer Grey?

Jennifer Grey is a well-known American actress. She made her acting debut with the film Reckless, and had her breakthrough with the teen comedy film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

Jennifer Grey bio

Joel Grey, a theater and screen actor who has won an Academy Award, and Jo Wilder, a former actress and singer, had Jennifer Grey on March 26, 1960 in New York City.

Mickey Katz, a musician and comedian, was her paternal grandfather. Both of Grey’s parents were born into Jewish homes.

Jennifer Grey education

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Grey studied acting and dancing at the Dalton School in Manhattan, where she also made the acquaintance who would become her best friend, the actress Tracy Pollan.

Grey attended the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in Manhattan for two years to train as an actress after graduating in 1978. She supported herself while waiting for roles by working as a waitress.

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Jennifer Grey career

Grey made her big screen debut in the 1984 movie “Reckless” at the age of 19, and that same year she also starred in the movies “Red Dawn” and “The Cotton Club” as well as “The Great Love Experiment” episode of “ABC Afterschool Special.”

Jennifer then appeared in the 1985 film “American Flyers” and co-starred with Matthew Broderick in the 1986 teen comedy “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

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She co-starred with Patrick Swayze in the 1987 movie “Dirty Dancing,” which earned $214.6 million worldwide on a $4.5 million budget. For her performance, Grey was nominated for a Golden Globe.

She appeared in the movies “Bloodhounds of Broadway” (1989), “If the Shoe Fits” (1990), and “Wind” (1992) after “Dirty Dancing,” as well as the made-for-television films “Murder in Mississippi” (1990), “Criminal Justice” (1990), “If the Shoe Fits” (1990), “Eyes of a Witness” (1991), and “A Case for Murder.” She voiced Airelle (1993).

Early in the 1990s, Jennifer underwent rhinoplasty; however, complications from the first treatment necessitated another rhinoplasty.

In 1995, Jennifer starred in the motion picture “Lover’s Knot” and the television movie “The West Side Waltz.” She also made a memorable guest appearance as Mindy, Rachel Green’s former best friend, in the “Friends” episode “The One with the Evil Orthodontist.”

After that, Grey had appearances in the movies “Portraits of a Killer” (1996) and “Red Meat” (1997), as well as the TV movies “Outrage” (1998) and “Since You’ve Been Gone” (1998). She also acted in the sitcom “It’s Like, You Know” from 1999 to 2001.

Jennifer first appeared in the Ben Affleck-Gwyneth Paltrow movie “Bounce” in 2000, and then she starred in the “Tales from the Crypt”-inspired horror comedy “Ritual” in 2002.

She portrayed Daphne in a recurring role on the HBO series “John from Cincinnati” in 2007. In 2008, she also made appearances in the movies “Redbelt” and “Keith.”

From 2008 through 2014, Grey provided the voices for a number of characters on the animated series “Phineas and Ferb.” In addition, she made a cameo appearance on “House” (2010) and in the television film “The Bling Ring” (2011).

From 2014 to 2017, she starred in the television show “Red Oaks,” and she later made appearances in the movies “Untogether” (2018) and “Bittersweet Symphony” (2019).

In 2019, Jennifer played Carol Dickinson on “Grey’s Anatomy,” and in 2020, she had two appearances on the “Roseanne” spin-off “The Conners.”

Grey will be reprising her role as Frances “Baby” Houseman in the “Dirty Dancing” sequel, which she is executive producing, it was revealed in August 2020.

Jennifer Grey net worth

Jennifer Grey is an American actress who has a net worth of $10 million. Grey is best known for starring as Frances “Baby” Houseman in “Dirty Dancing” (1987) 

Jennifer Grey husband

Grey had romantic relationships with actors Michael J. Fox, Johnny Depp, William Baldwin, and George Stephanopoulos, who served as President Clinton’s advisor at the time.

On July 21, 2001, she wed actor/director Clark Gregg. Their daughter exists.

They hailed from California’s Venice. In the 2006 Lifetime film The Road to Christmas, the couple co-starred. Grey and Gregg announce on July 3, 2020

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