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|Born||Babette Renee Props
February 15, 1962
Babette Renee Props (born February 15, 1962), sometimes known simply as Renee Props, is an American actress . She is perhaps best known for the role of Ellie Snyder on the CBS daytime soap opera As the World Turns which she played for four years. She is also known to Seinfeld fans as Lois in the episode The Race from the 6th season, and for the role of "Nikki" in the film Get Shorty with Danny DeVito and John Travolta.
Her early break came when she was seventeen, with a starring role in a French movie of the week, "Maigret at the Coroners Inquest", and a couple of years later with John Hughes' placing her in his film Weird Science.
Props has guest starred on TV shows like Law and Order, Silver Spoons, Knight Rider, Hill Street Blues, Facts of Life, among dozens more. She was a regular on one of the first series Showtime created, Hard Knocks, which also starred Bill Maher.