Tracy Reiner

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Tracy Reiner
Born Tracy Henry
(1964-07-07) July 7, 1964 (age 54)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1977–present
Children 5

Tracy Reiner (born Tracy Henry; July 7, 1964) is an American actress who is the daughter of filmmaker Penny Marshall. She was adopted by Marshall's second husband, filmmaker Rob Reiner, taking the Reiner family name. She is known for her roles in When Harry Met Sally..., Masque of the Red Death, A League of Their Own, and Apollo 13.

Early life[edit]

Reiner was born Tracy Henry in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the daughter of actress and director Penny Marshall and Michael Henry.[1] She is filmmaker Garry Marshall's niece. Her mother was married for 10 years to Rob Reiner, who adopted her and raised her as his own. Her mother is of Italian,[2] English and Scottish descent.[citation needed] Reiner's adoptive paternal grandparents are actor and comedian Carl Reiner and actress Estelle Reiner (1914-2008). Growing up, fifteen of Reiner's relatives were employed at labs run by the United States Atomic Energy Commission.[3][4]

Career[edit]

Reiner starred in the 1989 film Masque of the Red Death in the role of Lucretia. She has appeared in nearly 30 films, among them Jumpin' Jack Flash (film) (1986), Die Hard (1988), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), A League of Their Own (1992), and Apollo 13 (1995).[5]

She was associate producer for the documentary Children of the Revolution: Tune Back In (2005).[6]

In 2013, Reiner headed a team to fund and market medical software.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Reiner is married and has five children.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 The Flamingo Kid Polly
1985 The Sure Thing Alison's Friend
1986 Nothing in Common Young Saleswoman
1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash Page's Secretary
1988 Big Test Market Researcher
1988 Die Hard Thornburg's Assistant
1988 Beaches Dept. Store Clerk
1989 When Harry Met Sally... Emily
1989 New Year's Day Marjorie
1989 Masque of the Red Death Lucrecia
1990 Pretty Woman Woman at Car
1991 Frankie and Johnny Attorney at Party
1991 Ted & Venus Shelly
1992 A League of Their Own Betty Horn
1995 Apollo 13 Mary Haise
1996 That Thing You Do! Anita
1996 Frame by Frame
1998 With Friends Like These... Scorsese Assistant
1999 The Other Sister Michelle
2000 Straight Right Mrs. Parker
2001 The New Woman Dr. Fritzi Haller
2001 The Princess Diaries Press Secretary Spencer
2001 Riding in Cars with Boys Nurse
2003 Saved by the Rules Summer
2004 Raising Helen Job Interviewer
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Lady Anthony
2006 Stay Awake Vera Short
2006 State's Evidence Cashier
2010 Valentine's Day French Photographer
2015 Chloe and Theo Homeless Woman
20?? Bogie and Bacall Mayo Methot Announced

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1977 Laverne & Shirley Helen "Tag Team Wrestling"
1979 Laverne & Shirley Carole "Bad Girls"
1981 Laverne & Shirley Tracy "Young at Heart"
1990 Partners in Life Dockside Innocent TV film
1993 A League of Their Own Betty Horn Main role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tracy Reiner Biography (1964-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved September 14, 2014.
  2. ^ LaSalle, Mick (January 8, 2011). "This Jewish boy's life will make you laugh (and get a bit verklempt?)". The San Francisco Chronicle.
  3. ^ a b c Pearlman, Jeff (May 28, 2014). "Tracy Reiner". Jeff Pearlman. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "2014 UMFF Chairwoman: Tracy Reiner". Universe Multicultural Film Festival. Retrieved 15 November 2014.
  5. ^ Tracy Reiner on IMDb
  6. ^ Children of the Revolution: Tune Back In on IMDb

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