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Jennifer Grey

Jennifer GreyBorn: 26-Mar-1960
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dirty Dancing

In her most famous role, Jennifer Grey played the teenaged girl on vacation with her family, and fell for Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing. She was also memorable as the bitchy kid sister of noted truant Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and in Red Dawn she played a guerrilla girl fighting the Soviet Union's invasion and occupation of America.

Grey had always been unhappy with her somewhat distinctive nose, and in the early 1990s she underwent two separate operations to have the nose reconstructed. The rhinoplasty left Grey every bit as pretty as any of 50,000 other actresses in Hollywood, but also left her completely unrecognizable as Jennifer Grey. Even her biggest fans and longtime friends no longer recognized her.

Her post-surgical résumé is remarkably free of any memorable movies. In a short-lived 1999 sitcom, It's Like, You Know, Grey played a character named Jennifer Grey, an actress whose nose job had left her unrecognizable. In interviews, she has described the nose job as "a mistake". Except for a winning stint on Dancing with the Stars in 2010, she has rarely been seen on TV or in films since her sitcom was canceled.

She is the daughter of stage actor and Cabaret MC Joel Grey, and granddaughter of musical parody performer and Borscht Belt comedian Mickey Katz (1909-1985).

Father: Joel Grey (actor, b. 1932)
Mother: Jo Wilder (singer-actress, m. 1958, div. 1982)
Brother: James Grey (chef)
Boyfriend: Matthew Broderick (broken engagement, dated late 1980s)
Boyfriend: Johnny Depp (broken engagement, 1990)
Boyfriend: George Stephanopoulos (journalist, dated 1992)
Boyfriend: Liam Neeson (actor, ex-)
Boyfriend: William Baldwin (actor, ex-)
Husband: Clark Gregg (actor/writer, b. 1962, dated 2000-01, m. 21-Jul-2001, one daughter)
Daughter: Stella (b. 3-Dec-2001)

    High School: Dalton School, New York City, NY (1978)

    Rhinoplasty 1992
    Jewish Ancestry

    TELEVISION
    Dancing with the Stars Winner (2010)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Wind Rises (20-Jul-2013) [VOICE]
    The Bling Ring (26-Sep-2011)
    Keith (11-Apr-2008) · Caroline
    Redbelt (7-Apr-2008)
    Road to Christmas (Jul-2006)
    Ritual (2001)
    Bounce (15-Nov-2000)
    Since You've Been Gone (18-Apr-1998) · Patty Reed
    Outrage (4-Jan-1998)
    Lover's Knot (12-Jul-1996)
    Portraits of a Killer (21-May-1996) · Elaine Taylor
    The West Side Waltz (23-Nov-1995)
    A Case for Murder (19-May-1993)
    Wind (11-Sep-1992)
    Criminal Justice (8-Sep-1990)
    Murder in Mississippi (5-Feb-1990)
    If the Shoe Fits (1990)
    Bloodhounds of Broadway (3-Nov-1989)
    Dirty Dancing (25-Aug-1987) · Baby Houseman
    Ferris Bueller's Day Off (11-Jun-1986) · Jeanie Bueller
    Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale (9-Oct-1985) · Laura Eller
    American Flyers (16-Aug-1985)
    The Cotton Club (14-Dec-1984) · Patsy Dwyer
    Red Dawn (10-Aug-1984) · Toni
    Reckless (3-Feb-1984)


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