Jennifer Grey Biography
A native of Manhattan, Jennifer Grey is an American actress known for her roles in the 1980s films Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in 1986 and Dirty Dancing in 1987.
Grey attended Dalton School, a private school in Manhattan where she studied dance and acting, and where she met her best friend, actress Tracy Pollan.
Jennifer Grey Age
Grey was born on March 26, 1960, in Manhattan. She is 60 years as of 2020.
Jennifer Grey Parents
Grey is the daughter of stage and Academy Award-winning screen actor Joel Grey and former actress and singer Jo Wilder. She was born in Manhattan.
Jennifer Grey Husband/ Daughter
Grey is married to actor and director Clark Gregg. The couple got married 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.
Jennifer Grey Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp was in a relationship with the Dirty Dancing star Jennifer Grey around 1989 and the couple was rumored to have been engaged. But then nothing has ever been confirmed. They eventually broke up.
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. . The film 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 an American 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 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 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 Surgery
Jennifer had a nose surgery that left her looking different. The first one did not go so well hence she had a second surgery to fix the first one. The nose job left her unrecognizable to friends and family and has been seen as the cause of the end of her career.
In 2012, Jennifer told The Mirror, “I went into the operating room a celebrity and came out anonymous. It was the nose job from hell. I’ll always be this once-famous actress nobody recognizes because of a nose job.”
Jennifer Grey Young
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 Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing is an American 1987 romantic drama dance film written by Eleanor Bergstein. Starring, was Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the lead roles. Jennifer played the role of Frances “Baby” Houseman.
How Old Was Jennifer Grey In Dirty Dancing
Gery was 27 when she played Baby in Dirty Dancing.
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 Height
Grey stands at a height of 1.6 m.
Jennifer Grey Net Worth
Grey has an estimated net worth of around $10 million.
Jennifer Grey Movies and Television Shows
- Reckless – Cathy Bennario
- Red Dawn – Toni Mason
- The Cotton Club – Patsy Dwyer
- American Flyers – Leslie
- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Jeanie Bueller
- Dirty Dancing – Frances “Baby” Houseman
- Gandahar – Airelle (voice)
- Bloodhounds of Broadway – Lovey Lou
- Wind – Kate Bass
- Lover’s Knot – Megan Forrester
- Portraits of a Killer – Elaine Taylor
- Red Meat – Candice
- Bounce – Janice Geurrero
- Ritual – Dr. Alice Dodgson
- Redbelt – Lucy Weiss
- Keith – Caroline
- The Wind Rises – Mrs. Kurokawa (voice)
- In Your Eyes – Diane
- Duck Duck Goose – Edna (voice)
- Untogether – Joise
- Bittersweet Symphony – Eleanor Roberts
- The Equalizer – Valerie Jacobs
- Murder in Mississippi – Rita Schwerner
- Criminal Justice – Liz Carter
- If the Shoe Fits – Kelly Carter / Prudence
- Eyes of a Witness – Christine Baxter
- A Case for Murder – Kate Weldon
- Friends – Mindy
- Fallen Angels – Ginger Allen
- The West Side Waltz – Robin Ouiseau
- Outrage – Sally Casey
- Since You’ve Been Gone – Patty Reed
- It’s Like, You Know… – Herself
- The Road to Christmas – Claire Jameson
- John from Cincinnati – Daphne, Meyer’s Fiancée
- The New Adventures of Old Christine – Tracey
- House – Abbey
- Dancing with the Stars – Herself
- The Bling Ring – Iris Garvey
- Strictly Come Dancing – Herself / Guest Judge
- Red Oaks – Judy Meyers
- Grey’s Anatomy – Carol Dickinson
- The Conners – Janelle