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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.
- Open 24 Hours (2010)
- Catwoman (2004)
- Quicksand (2002)
- The Alternate (2000)
- Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994) (TV)
- Lies of the Heart (1991)
- Class Cruise (1989) (TV)
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
- Little Nikita (1988)