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Jami Gertz

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Jami Gertz

With only a minor part in the Brooke Shields teen flick “Endless Love” (81) to her credit, Jami won the sought after role of Muffy in the TV Series “Square Pegs” (82). More teen movie roles followed in “16 Candles” (1984), “Mischief” (1985), “Quicksilver” (1986), “Crossroads”  (1986), “Solarbabies” (1986), “The Lost Boys” (1987), “Less Than Zero” (1987), “Listen To Me” (1989) & the Pretty Woman style romantic comedy “Jersey Girl” (92)

Jami Gertz Fact File :

Birth Name: Jami Gertz

Date Of Birth: 28th October 1965

Place Of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Height: 5’ 5”

Spouse:Tony Ressler (1989-Present)

Children: Oliver, Nick & Theo

Film Debut: “Endless Love” (1981)

Notable TV Shows:
* “Square Pegs” (1982 - 1983)
* “Dreams” (1984)
* “Sibs” (1991)
* “ER” (1997)
* “Ally McBeal” (1997)
* “Still Standing” (2002 - 2006)

Trivia: Jami was considered for the role of Rachel (made famous by Jennifer Aniston) on the hit TV Series “Friends” (1994 - 2004).

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Jami Gertz Movies on DVD :

Sixteen Candles [DVD](1984) DVD
Molly Ringwald stars as a young girl whose 16th birthday has pretty much been a total disaster--her family forgets the day, a boy at school ignores her, and her only confidant is a classmate known as "the Geek." Anthony Michael Hall, Paul Dooley, John Cusack co-star; John Hughes directs. 93 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1; Subtitles: Spanish, French; theatrical trailer.

Alphabet City [DVD](1984) DVD
Anything goes in New York's Alphabet City--if you've got enough muscle! Vincent Spano plays a tough kid with a nasty job to do for the mob: torch the building where his mother and sister live. Michael Winslow, Jami Gertz also star. 85 min. Widescreen (Enhanced) and Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer.

Crossroads [DVD](1986) DVD
Featuring elements of fantasy, this warm-hearted drama stars Ralph Macchio as a spoiled young classical guitarist whose interest in the blues takes him on the road with an elderly sideman. As the unlikely pair travel to the Mississippi Delta, they are brought together by their shared love for music. Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton co-star; score by Ry Cooder. 99 min. Soundtrack: English.

Less Than Zero [DVD](1987) DVD
The controversial, best-selling novel of the seamy underside of L.A. yuppie life becomes a stylish, riveting film. Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz and Robert Downey, Jr. are the three high school friends who find an adult world of drugs, sex, and shallow thrills that threatens to engulf them. With James Spader, Nicholas Pryor. 98 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby 4.0 and Dolby Surround, French mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish; TV spots; trailers.

The Lost Boys (Special Edition) [DVD](1987) DVD
A new family moves into a small California town, and the teenage son is immediately taken with a local girl, only to discover that she (and most of the town youth) are vampires! It's up to his younger brother to save the day in this stylish and offbeat horror film. Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Jami Gertz, Kiefer Sutherland, and Dianne Wiest star. 97 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; audio commentary; video commentary; deleted scenes; "making of" documentary; featurettes; music video. Two-disc set.

Renegades [DVD](1989) DVD
Undercover cop Kiefer Sutherland and Indian tracker Lou Diamond Phillips team up to track down a diamond-theft ring whose latest heist included a lance sacred to Phillips' tribe. "Buddy" actioner, set in a suspiciously north-of-the-border-looking Philadelphia, also stars Jami Gertz. 106 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: Spanish, French.

Sibling Rivalry [DVD](1990) DVD
Kirstie Alley stars as a neglected wife who falls into an afternoon fling with two minor problems: her lover turns out to be her brother-in-law, and he drops dead from a heart attack! Slapstick dark comedy from laughmeister Carl Reiner also stars Sam Elliott, Scott Bakula, Jamie Gertz and Carrie Fisher. 88 min. Widescreen (Enhanced) and Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; theatrical trailer.

Jersey Girl [DVD](1993) DVD
Lively romantic comedy about a young single woman (Jami Gertz) from Hackensack seeking a nice life in Manhattan with a good-looking Mr. Right. She finds him at a Mercedes car dealership, but is she hip enough to keep him? Dylan McDermott and Sheryl Lee also star. 96 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French.

Twister (Collector's Edition) [DVD](1996) DVD
Blockbuster adventure yarn stars Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton as estranged husband/wife scientists who reunite to chase down some of the world's nastiest tornadoes in Oklahoma with help from the special storm-tracking gadget they've developed. Incredible special effects highlight this Steven Spielberg production. With Jami Gertz, Cary Elwes. Directed by Jan DeBont ("Speed"). 113 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; music video; audio commentary by DeBont, more; "making of" documentary; theatrical trailers; production notes; filmographies; scene access; eight lobby cards; 35mm senitype image; movie poster; photo collection.

Seven Girlfriends [DVD](1999) DVD
After his most recent girlfriend dies, Timothy Daly decides to review his life. While travelling cross-country to go to the funeral, Daly checks in unexpectedly on previous girlfriends and find out why he hasn't found "Ms. Right" just yet. Olivia d'Abo, Mimi Rogers, Elizabeth Pena, Laura Leighton, Jami Gertz and Melora Hardin also star. 100 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary by Daly, others; outtakes; storyboards; theatrical trailer.


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Sixteen Candles (1984)
Mischief (1985)
The Lost Boys (1987)
Less Than Zero (1987)

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