Jana Marie Hupp

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Jana Marie Hupp
Born (1964-04-02) April 2, 1964 (age 58)
Years active1985-2016
SpouseBrad Weston[1]

Jana Marie Hupp (born April 2, 1964[2]) is an American actress.

Born in Spokane, Washington, she studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts and the Western Washington University and worked on stage in theatre productions in Seattle.[2] She later relocated to Los Angeles and in 1985 made her feature debut in Vision Quest. Her early television roles were on Scarecrow and Mrs King and My Sister Sam.

She had roles in Knots Landing, Brooklyn South and Public Morals. She appeared twice in Star Trek: The Next Generation, playing different characters. She appeared as Mindy Hunter-Farber in the TV sitcom Friends. She has also featured in the films Splash, Too, In the Line of Duty: Smoke Jumpers, The Devil Takes a Holiday and Independence Day. She is best known for her role on the NBC television program Ed as Nancy Burton, the friend of the protagonist, Ed Stevens.


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1985 Vision Quest Sally
1987 Hunter Todd's Ex-Girlfriend Episode: "A Child Is Born"
1988 Splash, Too Buffy
1991 Knots Landing Susie Richfield 4 episodes
1991 Barton Fink USO Girl
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation Ensign Pavlik Episode: "Galaxy's Child"
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation Lieutenant Monroe Episode: "Disaster"
1992 A Different World Lennox Baylor Episode: "Sellmates"
1993 Seinfeld Sasha Episode: "The Conversion"
1994 Wild Oats Liz Bradford 6 episodes
1995 Dave's World Mother Episode: "A Cut Above the Rest"
1995 All-American Girl Lisa Episode: "A Night at the Oprah"
1996 Friends Mindy Episode: "The One with Barry and Mindy's Wedding"
1996 Independence Day SETI Technician #3
1996 Public Morals Val Vandergroot 12 episodes
1997 Brooklyn South Yvonne Lowery 4 episodes
1998 Nash Bridges Charlotte Ford Episode: "Hot Prowler"
1998 The Drew Carey Show Margaret Episode: "Nicki's Wedding"
2000 Providence Karen Potter Episode: "Sibling Rivalry"
2000–2004 Ed Nancy Burton 82 episodes
2012 Bones Lisa Milner Episode: "The Bod in the Pod"


  1. ^ "Jana Marie Hupp".
  2. ^ a b "Jana Marie Hupp - Biography - Movies & TV - NYTimes.com". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2015-06-09.

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