Oct. 28th, 1965
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Jami Gertz's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2006 - Keeping Up with the Steins
1996 - Twister
1992 - Jersey Girl
1989 - Renegades
1987 - The Lost Boys
1987 - Less Than Zero
1986 - Solarbabies
1986 - Quicksilver
1986 - Crossroads
1985 - Mischief
1984 - Sixteen Candles
1981 - Endless Love
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Jami Beth Gertz (born October 28, 1965) is an American actress. Gertz is known for her early roles in the films Sixteen Candles, Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less Than Zero, the 1980s TV series Square Pegs with 'Sarah Jessica Parker', and 1996's Twister, as well as for her role as Judy Miller in the CBS sitcom Still Standing with Mark Addy.
- Was discovered in high school by Norman Lear's company.
- Both Jami and 'Tom Cruise' (qv) made their film debuts in _Endless Love (1981)_ (qv).
- Has two brothers, Michael and Scott.
- Was considered for the role of Rachel on "Friends" (1994-2004).
- Caught the acting bug after winning the role of Dorothy in a grammar school production of "The Wizard of Oz".
- She's the daughter of a successful Chicago contractor.
- Children: Oliver Jordan Ressler (b. May 6th 1992), Nicholas Simon Ressler (b. February 17th 1995) and Theo Ressler (b. 1998).
- Originally planned on being a figure skater.