|Born||Barbara Jean Sagal
October 9, 1961
Los Angeles, California
|Occupation||Actress, associate director, director|
|Years active||1982–2015≥associate director on Two and A Half Men 2015|
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 Joey 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||Film; with twin sister Liz Sagal|
|1984–1985||Double Trouble||Kate Foster||Lead role; with twin sister Liz Sagal|
|1985||Simon & Simon||Andrea Nyquist||5x11, Facets|
|1986||Highway to Heaven||Sandy Clark||2x23, Children's Children|
|1986||Trapper John, M.D.||Butterfly||7x19, Elusive Butterfly|
|1987||Cagney & Lacey||Linda Chandler||6x21 & 6x22, Turn, Turn, Turn|
|1988||21 Jump Street||Betty Sue Fitzgerald||2x14, Chapel of Love; Liz Sagal played Mary Lou Fitzgerald in episode|
|1989||Quantum Leap||Gloria Collins||2x04, What Price Gloria?|
|1991||Knots Landing||Amber||13x10, Lost at Sea|
|1992||Picket Fences||Elena Shannon||1x16, Nuclear Meltdowns; 1x17, Body Politics|
|1995||Pointman||N/A||1x11, Storm Warning|
- Smith, Stacy Jenel (December 18, 2005). "Ex-nurse/sidekick moves on to find 'bigger fish to fry'". The Repository. Canton, Ohio. Archived from the original on April 27, 2006. Retrieved September 11, 2009.