|Born||Barbara Jean Sagal
October 9, 1961
Los Angeles, California
|Occupation||Actress, associate director, director|
|Years active||1982 – present|
Jean Sagal (born October 9, 1961) is an American television actress and director. In the 1980s, she co-starred with her twin sister Liz Sagal in the 23-episode television series Double Trouble that ran from 1984–85. She has since appeared on such shows as Picket Fences, Knots Landing, Quantum Leap and 21 Jump Street. She has directed episodes of Two and a Half Men, Mad TV, So Little Time and Just Shoot Me. Sagal and her twin sister also served for a time as the "Doublemint Twins" in the long-running ad campaign by Doublemint gum.
As a director
She is the associate director for 2 Broke Girls (42 episodes), and Two and a Half Men (166 episodes). She has also been the director for 5 television shows. Wizards of Waverly Place (1 episode), Two and a Half Men (3 episodes), MADtv (3 episodes), So Little Time (9 episodes), and Just Shoot Me! (4 episodes).
Sagal is part of a family of entertainment industry professionals. She is the daughter of director Boris Sagal and the stepdaughter of Marge Champion. Her siblings, older sister Katey Sagal, brother Joe Sagal and twin sister Liz Sagal, are all active in the industry. Another brother, David Sagal, is an attorney married to actor McNally Sagal.
|1982||Grease 2||Cheerleader||Starred with twin sister Liz Sagal|
|Year||Series||Episode No., Title||Role||Notes|
|1984–1985||Double Trouble||Series Regular – All Episodes||Kate Foster||Starred with twin sister Liz Sagal|
|1985||Simon & Simon||5x11, Facets||Andrea Nyquist|
|1986||Highway to Heaven||2x23, Children's Children||Sandy Clark|
|1986||Trapper John, M.D.||7x19, Elusive Butterfly||Butterfly||Series Finale|
|1987||Cagney & Lacey||6x21 & 6x22, Turn, Turn, Turn||Linda Chandler||2 Episodes|
|1988||21 Jump Street||2x14, Chapel of Love||Betty Sue Fitzgerald||Sister Liz Sagal played Mary Lou Fitzgerald in episode|
|1989||Quantum Leap||2x04, What Price Gloria?||Gloria Collins|
|1991||Knots Landing||13x10, Lost at Sea||Amber|
|1992||Picket Fences||1x16, Nuclear Meltdowns; 1x17, Body Politics||Elena Shannon||2 Episodes|
|1995||Pointman||1x11, Storm Warning||Unknown||Episode also stars Jenna Elfman|
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