Kerri Green

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Kerri Green
Born Kerri Lee Green
(1967-01-14) January 14, 1967 (age 47)
Fort Lee, New Jersey, U.S.A
Occupation Actress, Director, Writer
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) married

Kerri Lee Green (born January 14, 1967) is an American actress, writer, and director.

Life and career[edit]

Green was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey. She grew up in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey and attended Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey.[1][2]

She performed as a young teen in several movies including Summer Rental (1985), which starred John Candy. Her big break came in the 1985 film The Goonies, in which she played cheerleader-turned-adventurer Andrea "Andy" Carmichael. She gained more critical acclaim for her performance in Lucas (1986). However, her next film, Three for the Road (1987), which featured Charlie Sheen and Alan Ruck, did not fare as well. She performed in an independent film called Blue Flame and appeared in two episodes of the television sitcom Mad About You as Paul's secretary. She then took a break from acting to study art at Vassar College, where she was roommates with Marisa Tomei's brother, Adam, and with Bioshock developer Ken Levine.[3]

Green eventually co-founded a movie production company, Independent Women Artists, with Bonnie Dickenson. With Dickenson, she co-wrote and directed the film adaptation of a play about teen pregnancy called Bellyfruit (1999).

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1985 The Goonies Andy Carmichael
1985 Summer Rental Jennifer Chester
1986 Lucas Maggie
1987 Three for the Road Robin Kitteredge
1992 The Burden of Proof Kate Granum TV Movie
1993 Blue Flame Rain
1993 Tainted Blood Tori Pattersen TV Movie
1999 Bellyfruit Co-writer and director
2010 Complacent Beth Wilkensen
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Calpernia Episode: "Young Harry Houdini"
1989 ABC Afterschool Special Madeline Green Episode: "Private Affairs"
1990 In the Heat of the Night Karen Sevrance Episode: "Triangle"
1992 Mad About You Stacey Episode: "Out of the Past"
Episode: "I'm Just So Happy For You"
1994 Café Americain Kelly Episode: "All About Kelly"
1994 Murder, She Wrote Sara Episode: "Murder of the Month Club"
2000 ER Lynn Parker Episode: "Match Made in Heaven"
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Michelle Episode: "Stolen"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff. "AT THE MOVIES FOR A FIRST-TIME STAR, LIFE IS SUNNY SIDE UP", The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 30, 1986. Accessed September 18, 2011. "During the summer of 1984, would-be movie actress Kerri Green, now 19, was frying up poultry parts at the local Roy's near her Woodcliff Lake, N.J., home and commuting into New York for auditions."
  2. ^ Joyner, Will. "THE SUBTLE SHADE OF KERRI GREEN", The Record (Bergen County), March 28, 1986. "In the fall of 1984, though, a successful audition for Steven Spielberg's The Goonies allowed Kerri to stop speculating and to steal away from her senior year at Pascack Hills High School."
  3. ^ Suellentrop, Chris (6 December 2012). "Why BioShock Infinite’s Creator Won’t Settle for Success". Wired (Condé Nast) 21 (1). Retrieved 8 April 2013. 

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