Oct. 28th, 1965
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Jami Gertz's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2013 - Dealin' with Idiots
2006 - Keeping Up with the Steins
1996 - Twister
1992 - Jersey Girl
1990 - Don't Tell Her It's Me
1989 - Renegades
1987 - Less Than Zero
1987 - The Lost Boys
1986 - Crossroads
1986 - Quicksilver
1986 - Solarbabies
1985 - Mischief
1984 - Sixteen Candles
1981 - Endless Love
Guest TV Roles
Dr. Nina Pomerantz
Boots St. Claire
Herself - Guest
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.
- She's the daughter of a successful Chicago contractor.
- Was discovered in high school by Norman Lear's company.
- Caught the acting bug after winning the role of Dorothy in a grammar school production of "The Wizard of Oz".
- Originally planned on being a figure skater.
- Has two brothers, Michael and Scott.
- Is of Italian extraction.
- Was considered for the role of Rachel on "Friends" (1994-2004).
- Both Jami and 'Tom Cruise' (qv) made their film debuts in _Endless Love (1981)_ (qv).