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Jami Gertz

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Birth Place: Chicago, IL

Birthday: October 28, 1965, Scorpio

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Decided she wanted to be an actress when playing Dorothy in a fifth-grade production of The Wizard of Oz.
  • Won a talent search sponsored by Norman Lear in the early 1980s, and was subsequently cast on the CBS sitcom Square Pegs.
  • Along with Still Standing costar Mark Addy, was nominated for a 2004 Young Artist Award for Most Popular Mom & Pop in a Television Series.
  • Has played recurring roles on a number of popular TV series, including Facts of Life, ER, Ally McBeal and Entourage.
  • Is a part owner of the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team.


  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee


  • Sharyn Gertz — Mother
  • Oliver Jordan Ressler — Son
  • Tony Ressler — Husband
  • Theo Ressler — Son
  • Nicholas Simon Ressler — Son
  • Walter Gertz — Father


  • Attended New York University, New York, NY