Jenny Wright

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Jenny Wright
Born (1962-03-23) 23 March 1962 (age 57)
OccupationActress

Jennifer G. Wright (born March 23, 1962) is an American actress who made her film debut portraying the role of Cushie in the comedy-drama The World According to Garp in 1982. That same year she made an appearance in the live-action/animated musical drama film Pink Floyd – The Wall, playing an American groupie.

Career[edit]

Wright had roles in both The Wild Life as Eileen and St. Elmo's Fire as Felicia. She also starred with Anthony Michael Hall in the 1986 thriller Out of Bounds,[1] with Adrian Pasdar as Mae in the 1987 cult horror classic Near Dark,[2] and alongside Ilan Mitchell-Smith in the 1988 drama The Chocolate War. Wright had a lead role in 1989's I, Madman, and small parts in the films Young Guns II and The Lawnmower Man.

Personal life[edit]

She was married to LA producer and musician Jimmy Boyle.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1982 The World According to Garp Cushie
Love, Sidney Jan Episodes: "Jan: Part 1", "Jan: Part 2"
The Executioner's Song April Baker
Pink Floyd – The Wall American Groupie
1984 The Wild Life Eileen
1985 St. Elmo's Fire Felicia
1986 Out of Bounds Dizz/Darlene
1987 Near Dark Mae
Crime Story Pamela Palmer Episode: "The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob"
1988 The Chocolate War Lisa
Midnight Caller Angel Episode: "Conversations with an Assassin"
1989 I, Madman Virginia Nominated: Saturn Award for Best Actress
Valentino Returns Sylvia Fuller
Twister Stephanie
Gideon Oliver Coombs Episode: "Sleep Well, Professor Oliver"
1990 Young Guns II Jane Greathouse
A Shock to the System Melanie O'Conner
Capital News Doreen Duncan
1991 Queens Logic Asha
Matlock Ginnie Morell Episode: "The Marriage Counselor"
1992 The Lawnmower Man Marnie Burke
1994 Sirens Reporter #2 Episode: "A Cop First"
1997 NYPD Blue Trish Taylor Episode: "Upstairs, Downstairs"
1998 Enchanted Little Natalie's Mother

References[edit]

  1. ^ James, Caryn (July 25, 1986). "SCREEN: 'OUT OF BOUNDS,' A THRILLER". The New York Times.
  2. ^ JimmyO (March 1, 2013). "Where in the Horror are they now? Jenny Wright!". JoBlo.com.

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