Jennifer Grey

Birth Day March 26th, 1960
Birth Place Manhattan, New York, U.S
Age 62 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Jennifer Grey is an American actress who entered the entertainment industry in 1984 with the film Reckless. She is well-known for starring as Frances "Baby" Houseman in the romantic drama film Dirty Dancing (1987), which leads her to a Golden Globe Award nomination. During her career, she has acted in numerous films and TV series which are listed below. 

Do you know that once in 1987 she has a motor accident that forced her to take a break from acting? However, she returned shortly afterward and exhibited her skills on multiple platforms. She has been part of commercials, television series, television movies, and feature films since her teenage as she belongs to a celebrities family. Her parents are actors and her grandparents are musicians and comedians. Besides that, she has also judged television dance competitions. To know more about her, you can read the below article.

Early Life

Jennifer Grey was born in 1960 to her parents. Currently, she is aged 62 years old and her birthdate is March 26. She is from Manhattan, New York, United States but currently resides in Los Angeles, California, United States. She holds American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Aries and she is Jewish by religion.

Similarly, her parents are Joel Grey and Jo Wilder. Both of her parents are actors and her mother is a singer as well. Also, she has a younger brother named James Grey. Her grandparents are Mickey Katz and Goldie Epstein.

For education, she attended Dalton School where she studied dancing and acting. Then, she enrolled at Manhattan's Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre for two years of training as an actress after graduating in 1978.

Personal Life

Jennifer Grey was happily married to her long-term boyfriend, Clark Gregg. The couple begins to date in 2000 and exchanged their wedding vows on July 21, 2022. Together, the couple blessed a daughter named Stella Gregg at the end of the same year. The couple spends together almost 19 years and separated in 2020. Their divorce became official on February 16, 2021. Currently, she is single and enjoying her single life happily.

Previously, she dated several celebrities like Timothy Hutton (1982), Michael J. Fox (1986), Matthew Broderick (1987-88), Johnny Depp (1989), William Baldwin (1988-91), and George Stephanopoulos (1992).

In 1987, she was in a car accident with her then-boyfriend, Matthew Broderick. She was seriously injured and has several operations. She underwent two rhinoplasty surgeries after which she stated that even her closest friends were unable to recognize her.  She lived with the pain for 20 years and later she knows she has cancer in 2010. The doctors found a cancerous nodule on her thyroid. However, it was removed before it spread and she stated that she is cancer-free.

Net Worth

Jennifer Grey has been engaged in the entertainment industry since 1984.    During her career, she has appeared in numerous films and TV series. Thus, she probably earned a decent amount of money and fame throughout her career. Based on some online sites, her current estimated net worth is said to be $10 million. However, her salary and other financial details are yet to be disclosed.  

Body Measurements

Jennifer Grey has a slim body with a body measurement of 34-24-32 inches. She used to wear a 38B bra cup size, 4 (US) dress sizes, and 7 (US) shoe sizes. Similarly, she has a pair of beautiful brown eyes and her hair color is dark brown. Further, she stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches and she weighs around 50 Kg. Overall, she has a fit and healthy body.

Movies

  • Reckless (1984) - Cathy Bennario
  • Red Dawn (1984) - Toni Mason
  • The Cotton Club (1984) - Patsy Dwyer
  • American Flyers (1985) - Leslie
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) - Jeannie Bueller
  • Dirty Dancing (1987) - Frances "Baby" Houseman
  • Gandahar (1988) - Airelle (voice)
  • Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) - Lovey Lou
  • If the Shoe Fits (1990) - Kelly Carter/Prudence
  • Wind (1992) - Kate Bass
  • Lover's Knot (1995) - Megan Forrester
  • Grampa’s Babies (1995) - Dottie Kravetz
  • Portraits of a Killer (1996) - Elaine Taylor
  • Red Meat (1997) - Candice
  • Bounce (2000) - Janice Geurrero
  • Ritual (2002) - Dr. Alice Dodgson
  • Redbelt (2008) - Lucy Weiss
  • Keith (2008) - Caroline
  • The Wind Rises (2013) - Mrs. Kurokawa (voice) - English dub
  • In Your Eyes (2014) - Diane
  • Duck Duck Goose (2018) - Edna (voice)
  • Untogether (2018) - Joise
  • Bittersweet Symphony (2019) - Eleanor Roberts

TV Shows

  • ABC Afterschool Special (1984) - Carol Durate - Episode: "The Great Love Experiment"
  • ABC Afterschool Special (1985) - Laura Eller - Episode: "Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale"
  • The Equalizer (1986) - Valerie Jacobs - Episode: "A Community of Civilized Men"
  • Murder in Mississippi (1990) - Rita Schwerner - Television film
  • Criminal Justice (1990) - Liz Carter - Television film
  • If the Shoe Fits (1990) - Kelly Carter / Prudence - Television film
  • Eyes of a Witness (1991) - Christine Baxter - Television film
  • A Case for Murder (1993) - Kate Weldon - Television film
  • Friends (1995) - Mindy - Episode: "The One with the Evil Orthodontist"
  • Fallen Angels (1995) - Ginger Allen - Episode: "A Dime a Dance"
  • The West Side Waltz (1995) - Robin Ouiseau - Television film
  • Outrage (1998) - Sally Casey - Television film
  • Since You've Been Gone (1998) - Patty Reed - Television film
  • It's Like, You Know... (1999-2001) - Herself - 26 episodes
  • The Road to Christmas (2006) - Claire Jameson - Television film
  • John from Cincinnati (2007) - Daphne, Meyer's Fiancée - 3 episodes
  • Phineas and Ferb (2008-14) - Various voices - 8 episodes
  • The New Adventures of Old Christine (2009) - Tracey - Episode: "Love Means Never Having to Say You're Crazy"
  • House (2010) - Abbey - Episode: "Unplanned Parenthood"
  • Dancing with the Stars (2010) - Herself - Season 11 Winner
  • The Bling Ring (2011) - Iris Garvey - Television film
  • Strictly Come Dancing (2011) - Herself / Guest Judge - Series 9, Week 6
  • Red Oaks (2014-17) - Judy Meyers - 21 episodes
  • Lip Sync Battle (2016) - Herself - Episode: "Clark Gregg vs. Hayley Atwell"
  • Who Do You Think You Are? (2017) - Herself - Episode: "Jennifer Grey"
  • Grey's Anatomy (2019) - Carol Dickinson - 3 episodes
  • The Conners (2020) - Janelle - 2 episodes
  • Dollface (2022) - Sharon Wiley - Episode: "Homecoming Queen"

Dancing with the Stars Performances

  • 1: Viennese Waltz / "These Arms of Mine" - Safe
  • 2: Jive / "Shake It" - Safe
  • 3: Samba / "A Little Respect" - Safe
  • 4: Argentine Tango / "La Cumparsita" - Safe
  • 5: Foxtrot / "Love and Marriage" - Safe
  • 6: Paso Doble / "So What" Rock 'n' Roll Dance Marathon / "La Grange" - Last to be called safe
  • 7: Tango / "Shut Up" Team Cha-cha-cha / "Bust A Move" - Safe
  • 8: Quickstep / "Let's Face the Music and Dance" Rumba / "Waiting for a Girl Like You" - Safe
  • 9 (Semi-finals): Cha-cha-cha / "Mercy" Waltz / "Way Over Yonder" - Safe
  • 10 (Finals): Paso Doble / "Habanera" Freestyle / "Do You Love Me (Now That I Can Dance)" Viennese Waltz / "These Arms of Mine"
  • Instant Cha-cha-cha / "Raise Your Glass" - Won

Awards and Nominations

  • Bravo Otto (1987) - Best Actress (Schauspielerin) - Nominated
  • Golden Globe Award (1988) - Best Actress: Motion Picture Comedy or Musical - Dirty Dancing - Nominated
  • Bravo Otto (1988) - Best Actress (Schauspielerin) - Nominated
  • Bravo Otto (1989) - Best Actress (Schauspielerin) - Nominated
  • Bravo Otto (1990) - Best Actress (Schauspielerin) - Nominated
  • CableACE Awards (1995) - Actress in a Dramatic Series - Fallen Angels - episode "ADaime a Dance" - Nominated
  • Behind the Voice Actors Awards (2015) - Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/Special - Kaze tachinu - Nominated

Books

  • So They Want to Learn Ballet: A Beginners' Guide for Parents and Children (1996)
  • Out of the Corner: A Memoir (2022)

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