Tracy Reiner

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Tracy Reiner
Born Tracy Henry
(1964-07-07) July 7, 1964 (age 51)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

Tracy Reiner (born 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 is the adoptive paternal granddaughter of actor and comedian Carl Reiner and Estelle Reiner (1914-2008). Growing up, fifteen of Reiner's relatives were employed at labs run by the 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 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]

Partial filmography[edit]

List of film and television performances[1]
Year Title Role Notes Source
1984 The Flamingo Kid Polly
1988 Die Hard Thornburg's assistant
1988 Beaches Department store clerk
1989 When Harry Met Sally... Emily
1989 New Year's Day Marjorie
1989 Masque of the Red Death Lucrecia
1991 Ted & Venus Shelly
1992 A League of Their Own Betty "Spaghetti" Horn
(#7, left field/relief pitcher)
1993 A League of Their Own Betty "Spaghetti" Horn TV series
1995 Apollo 13 Mary Haise
1996 That Thing You Do! Anita
1999 The Other Sister Michelle
2000 Straight Right Mrs. Parker
2001 The New Women Dr. Fritzi Haller
2001 The Princess Diaries Press Secretary Spencer
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Lady Anthony
2016 Bogie and Bacall Mayo Methot Pre-production [7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ Children of the Revolution: Tune Back In at the Internet Movie Database
  7. ^ "Actor Dave Bresnahan Accepts Role of Peter Lorre in Film "Bogie and Bacall"". ABNewswire.com. May 29, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015. 
  8. ^ "The Epic Love Story of Bogie and Bacall with Mario Temes". Teeco71 Entertainment. September 14, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015. 

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