- Date of Birth:
- March 26, 1960
- 5' 3"
Jennifer Grey (born March 26, 1960 in Manhattan, New York) is an american actress, best known for her role in Dirty Dancing (1987). Jennifer made her film debut in a small role in Reckless (1984). The same year she also had a small role in the film The Cotton Club and then starred in Red Dawn. In 1986, Jennifer played Jeanie Bueller in the comedy film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off with Matthew Broderick. In ’87, Jennifer starred as Frances “Baby” Houseman in her career breakthrough, Dirty Dancing, across from Patrick Swayze. Jennifer was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress for her role. Jennifer went on to work on television shows and small roles. In 2010, she was partnered with Derek Hough on Dancing With The Stars and they won.
Best Known For:
Jennifer Grey is best known for playing Baby in Dirty Dancing.
Jennifer briefly dated co-star Matthew Broderick and their relationship went public when they were both in a car crash that involved a fatality while vacationing in Northern Ireland. Jennifer also briefly dated George Stephanopoulos and Johnny Depp. On July 21, 2001, she married actor/director Clark Gregg. They have a daughter, Stella, born December 3, 2001 and currently live in Venice, CA. In the early ’90s, Jennifer underwent two rhinoplasty surgeries, which made her difficult to recognize.
Jennifer Grey participated in the 2017 Women’s March.