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Theiss at a celebrity autograph collector's convention in Burbank, California.
October 23, 1969 |
Palos Verdes, California
Brooke Theiss-Genesse (born October 23, 1969) is an American actress who has starred in film and on television.
Her first film role was in 1988's Little Nikita, but later that year, Brooke's big role came in the hit horror movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master as Debbie Stevens. Her most recent movie is 2004's Catwoman. Brooke's best known TV role is in the 1980s TV series Just the Ten of Us as Wendy Lubbock from 1988 to 1990. She also starred in the 1990s TV series Good & Evil, Home Free and in The Amanda Show from 1999 to 2000.
Theiss has made guest appearances in numerous television shows, including: Growing Pains (she played Wendy Lubbock); Blossom; Parker Lewis Can't Lose; Beverly Hills, 90210; American Dreams; and Cold Squad. She also portrayed the character of Maxie from Maxie's World in several commercials for the popular doll.
Theiss was born to actors Dick Thies & Kathleen Mitchell, changing the spelling of her surname to make it easier to spell. She has been married to Canadian actor Bryan Genesse since 1994. They have one son, Mitchell Victor (born July 15, 1995) and one daughter, Aubrey Ann (born October 21, 2008). Theiss has dyslexia.
|A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master||Debbie|
|2004||Catwoman||Ferris Wheel Mom|
|2010||In the Heat of Passion||Ellen||Short|
|2016||Do Over||Pharmacy Cashier|
|1987-88||Growing Pains||Wendy Lubbock / Stacy||3 Episodes: My Brother, Myself, How the West Was Won: Part 1 & 2|
|1988-90||Just the Ten of Us||Wendy Lubbock||47 Episodes|
|1989||Class Cruise||Kim Robbins||TV Movie|
|1990||Uncle Buck||Laura||1 Episode: Nine-to-Five|
|They Came from Outer Space||Wendy||1 Episode: School Fools|
|Miami Vice||Katie Benson||1 Episode: The Young and the Hopeless|
|1991||CBS Schoolbreak Special||Patricia||1 Episode: Lives of the Heart|
|Parker Lewis Can't Lose||Melinda Harris||1 Episode: My Fair Shelly|
|Good & Evil||Caroline||6 Episodes|
|1992||Blossom||Allison||1 Episode: Wake Up Little Suzy|
|1993||Home Free||Laura||13 Episodes|
|The Golden Palace||Charlene||1 Episode: Sex, Lies and Tortillas|
|The Great O'Grady||Sexy Girl||TV Short|
|1993-95||Beverly Hills, 90210||Leslie Sumner||9 Episodes|
|1994||Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills||Wendy||TV Movie|
|1995||Boy Meets World||Valerie||1 Episode: Train of Fools|
|1999||Clueless||Peggy||1 Episode: Popularity|
|2001||The Amanda Show||1 Episode: Penelope in Makeup|
|2002||American Dreams||Barbara Gerson||1 Episode: Pilot|
|2005||Cold Squad||Jen Carter||1 Episode: Learning Curve|