Jennifer Grey

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Jennifer Elise Grey
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/26/1960, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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Jennifer Grey Fast Facts:
  • Although she grew up in a showbiz family, her famous father forbade her from acting until she was 18.
  • First professional job was a Dr Pepper commercial.
  • Film debut was in 1984's Reckless.
  • Big break came when she snagged the role of Frances "Baby" Houseman in 1987's Dirty Dancing with Patrick Swayze; she'd appeared earlier with Swayze in Red Dawn.  
  • Underwent a botched rhinoplasty procedure in the early 1990s that required additional surgery; the result left her virtually unrecognizable even to close friends.
  • Costarred in the late '90s television series It's Like, You Know..., in which she played herself and poked fun at her celebrity status and plastic surgery.
  • Appeared as a crazy love interest to real-life husband Clark Gregg in an episode of his series The New Adventures of Old Christine.
  • Demonstrated she still had some dirty-dancing skills on Dancing With the Stars in 2010.
  • Jennifer Grey Relationships:
  • Matthew Broderick - Ex-fiancĂ©
  • Johnny Depp - Ex-fiancĂ©
  • Jo Wilder - Mother
  • Joel Grey - Father
  • James Grey - Brother
  • Stella Gregg - Daughter
  • Mickey Katz - Grandfather
  • Clark Gregg - Husband
  • Jennifer Grey Awards:
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee

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