Jennifer Cooke

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Jennifer Cooke
Born (1964-09-19) September 19, 1964 (age 54)
New York City
Years active1978–1986
Spouse(s)Mo Siegel (1989–present)

Jennifer Cooke (born September 19, 1964) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Elizabeth Maxwell on the NBC science fiction television series V (1984-85) and Megan Garris in the satirical horror film Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986).


She is perhaps best known for her role as the "Star Child", Elizabeth, who is half Human/half Visitor in the 1984 television series V. She also starred in the soap opera Guiding Light as Morgan Richards Nelson from 1981–83. Cooke played "Debbie" on the NBC miniseries A Year in the Life. Her only well-known film role is in the 1986 horror film Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives as Megan. Cooke's only guest appearance on TV is on the HBO series The Hitchhiker.

After appearing in Friday the 13th Part VI, Cooke retired from acting, but is active in the Urantia Brotherhood/Fellowship. She has been married to Celestial Seasonings co-founder Mo Siegel since 1989[1] and give birth 2 children. She briefly returned to the public eye in 2013 when she was interviewed for Crystal Lake Memories, a retrospective documentary about the Friday the 13th film series, in which she recalled her role in Part VI.[2]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1978 Tom and Joann Amy Hammil TV pilot
1978 Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This Helen TV film
1979 ABC Afterschool Specials Rosemary Episode: "A Movie Star's Daughter"
1981–1983 Guiding Light Morgan Richards Nelson
1984 Summer Melinda Danson TV special
1984 Gimme an 'F' Pam Bethlehem
1984–1985 V Elizabeth Maxwell 19 episodes
1985 Covenant Alexandra Noble TV film
1985 The Hitchhiker Eleanor Shepard Episode: "Man's Best Friend"
1986 Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives Megan Garris
1986 A Year in the Life Debbie Nesbit TV miniseries


  1. ^ a b Davis, Joyzelle (November 3, 2007). "High tea with Mo Siegel Former Celestial boss talks about Whole Foods, his investment firm, improving lives". Rocky Mountain News. Archived from the original on 2007-11-03. Retrieved 2015-10-21 – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (help)).
  2. ^ Jason Parker. "First Look At Jennifer Cooke From Crystal Lake Memories Doc".

External links[edit]

  • Jennifer Cooke on IMDb
  • [1] "Jennifer Cooke has been married to Celestial Seasonings co-founder Mo Siegel since 1989. Mo Siegel is born Jewish."