Jami Gertz, a native of Chicago, trained at the New York University drama school. Gertz moved to Los Angeles to work on the coming-of-age television series Square Pegs and soon after was cast for the leading role in the film Alphabet City. Gertz's feature-film credits include Joel Schumacher's The Lost Boys, as well as Sibling Rivalry, Less Than Zero, Listen to Me, Don't Tell Her It's Me, Renegades, Crossroads, Quicksilver, Mischief, Silence Like Glass and Jersey Girl. On television, she starred in the series Sibs and Dreams and in the movie-of-the-week This Can't Be Love, opposite Katharine Hepburn and Anthony Quinn.
Throughout her career, Gertz has successfully alternated film, television and theater roles. She made her Los Angeles stage debut in Out of Gas on Lover's Leap with Jason Patric, followed by a role opposite Tyne Daly in the Los Angeles Theater Center production of Come Back, Little Sheba. She starred in the Off-Broadway production of Wrong Turn at Lungfish with George C. Scott and Tony Danza, directed by Garry Marshall.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Jami Gertz Facts
|Birthday||October 28, 1965 (57)|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Height||5' 5" (1m65) How tall is Jami Gertz compared to you?|
|The Lost Boys|
|Lost Boys, The: Special Edition|
|Less Than Zero|