Daphne Zuniga (full name Daphne Eurydice Zuniga) was born on October 28, 1962 in Berkeley, California, USA. She is an American actress. Daphne Zuniga's height: 5' 8"/173 cm.
She is perhaps best known for playing Jo Reynolds on Melrose Place from 1992 to 1996.
Daphne Zuniga was also a lead in the 1987 film Spaceballs and the 1989 film Gross Anatomy, with Matthew Modine, and previously worked with Modine in the movie Vision Quest. A more recent starring role was in Artificial Lies. Daphne Zuniga was also one of many voice actors for the animated television series Stories from My Childhood. Daphne Zuniga also had a lead role in the TV series Pandora's Clock.
She spent a year studying with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Daphne Zuniga later attended the three year
theater program at UCLA. Additionally, Zuniga spent four years studying with Larry Moss as well as studying with Peggy Feury at the Loft Studio.
In her spare time, Daphne Zuniga indulges in her passion for sculpting, painting and charcoal sketching. Daphne Zuniga is also a member of the E.C.O. (Environmental Communications Office) an environmental media based group. She currently resides in Los Angeles.
Daphne Zuniga is devoted to the conservation of our planet and "mercury awareness", having written articles for Oprah's O magazine and working with such organizations as the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and Robert Kennedy Jr.'s Waterkeeper Alliance. Recently Daphne Zuniga has focused her efforts on environmental problems in Hispanic communities, where childhood asthma is an epidemic.
She enjoys meditation and is a supporter of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California, and Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts.
Daphne Zuniga is the eldest daughter of a Unitarian minister mother, and a philosophy professor father.
Zuniga was a victim of Mercury poisoning, which was the direct result of her daily consumption of fish. As a result, the actress suffered from weak memory, headaches, crying spells, skin rashes and low grade depression. Since meeting with many doctors, Zuniga has stopped consuming fish and does not plan to resume anytime soon. Zuniga admits eating sushi 4 times a week prior to her Mercury poisoning problem. As part of her strategy to clean her body of Mercury, the actress drinks shakes rich in protein (specifically with glutathione).
- Daphne Zuniga also appeared in a recurring role in American Dreams.
- Her father is Guatemalan and her mother is an American Unitarian minister.
- Daphne Zuniga is currently on the show "Beautiful People" on ABC Family.
- Measurements: 34B-25-34
- Rides a Harley Davidson motorcycle in her spare time.
- Has a body piercing through her navel.
- Graduated from Woodstock Union High School in Woodstock, VT in 1980.
- Daphne Zuniga was a guest celebrity in the 1996 Endymion parade during Mardi Gras.
- Shared a house in Los Angeles, CA with Meg Ryan when both were struggling actresses
1. "Beautiful People" .... Lynn Kerr
- Best Face Forward (2006) TV Episode .... Lynn Kerr
- Where Are We Now? (2006) TV Episode .... Lynn Kerr
- Black Diamonds, White Lies (2006) TV Episode .... Lynn Kerr
- Das Boots (2006) TV Episode .... Lynn Kerr
- And the Winner Is... (2006) TV Episode .... Lynn Kerr
2. Secret Lives (2005) (TV) .... Jill Thompson
3. "American Dreams"
... aka Our Generation (Australia) (USA: working title)
- It's My Life (2005) TV Episode .... Shelly Pierce
- No Satisfaction (2005) TV Episode .... Shelly Pierce
- California Dreamin' (2005) TV Episode .... Shelly Pierce
- Commencement (2005) TV Episode .... Shelly Pierce
- Starting Over (2005) TV Episode .... Shelly Pierce
4. A-List (2005) .... Tina
- Twas the Fight Before Christmas (2003) TV Episode .... Mrs. King
6. "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
... aka Law & Order: SVU (USA: promotional abbreviation)
... aka Special Victims Unit (New Zealand: English title)
- Abomination (2003) TV Episode .... Emma Dishell
7. Ghost Dog: A Detective Tail (2003) (TV) .... Amanda Morton
8. Enemies of Laughter (2000) .... Judy Kravitz
9. "Batman Beyond"
... aka Batman of the Future (Europe: English title) (UK)
- April Moon (2000) TV Episode (voice) .... April
- Once Burned (1999) TV Episode (voice) .... Lula
10. "Stark Raving Mad"
- Therapy (2000) TV Episode .... Dr. Anne Russo
11. Artificial Lies (2000) .... Karen Wettering
... aka Manipulateur, Le (Canada: French title)
12. "The Outer Limits"
... aka The New Outer Limits (USA: promotional title)
- Essence of Life (1999) TV Episode .... Juliette Kagan
13. "Spin City"
- It Happened One Night (1998) TV Episode .... Carrie
- Hot in the City (1997) TV Episode .... Carrie
14. "Stories from My Childhood" (voice)
... aka Mikhail Baryshnikov's Stories from My Childhood (USA: complete title)
- Ivan and His Magic Pony (????) TV Episode (voice)
15. Stand-ins (1997) .... Shirley-Greta Garbo's Stand-in
16. "Dead Man's Gun"
- Black Widow (1997) TV Episode .... Tanya/Lillian
17. Naked in the Cold Sun (1997) .... Rini
18. Loss of Faith (1997) (TV) .... Claire Hainey
... aka Au coeur de la verite le mensonge (Canada: French title)
... aka The Truth About Lying (Canada: English title: cable TV title)
19. Pandora's Clock (1996) (TV) .... Dr. Roni Sanders
... aka Doomsday Virus (UK)
20. "Melrose Place" .... Jo Reynolds (1992-1996)
- Full Metal Betsy (1996) TV Episode .... Jo Reynolds
- Triumph of the Bill (1996) TV Episode .... Jo Reynolds
- All About Brooke (1995) TV Episode .... Jo Reynolds
21. Degree of Guilt (1995) (TV) .... Teresa 'Terri' Peralta
22. "Models Inc."
- Pilot (1994) TV Episode .... Jo Beth Reynolds
23. Charlie's Ghost Story (1994) .... Ronda
... aka Charlie's Ghost: The Story of Coronado
24. Cityscrapes: Los Angeles (1994) .... Chantal
25. "The Hidden Room"
- The Faithful Follower (1993) TV Episode .... Elizabeth Mahern
26. Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon (1993) .... Minha
... aka 800 Leagues Down the Amazon (USA: video title)
... aka Jules Verne's Eight Hundred Leagues Down the Amazon (USA: complete title)
27. Mad at the Moon (1992) .... Young Mrs. Miller
28. Prey of the Chameleon (1992) .... Patricia/Elizabeth Burrows
29. The Eyes of the Panther (1990) (TV) .... Irene Marlowe
30. Gross Anatomy (1989) .... Laurie Rorbach
... aka A Cut Above
31. Staying Together (1989) .... Beverly Young
32. The Fly II (1989) .... Beth Logan
33. Last Rites (1988) .... Angela De Vega, aka Martinez
34. Spaceballs (1987) .... Princess Vespa
35. Modern Girls (1986) .... Margo
36. Stone Pillow (1985) (TV) .... Carrie Lang
37. The Sure Thing (1985) .... Alison Bradbury
38. Vision Quest (1985) .... Margie Epstein
... aka Crazy for You
39. The Initiation (1984) .... Kelly (Terry)
40. "Family Ties"
- The Graduate (1984) TV Episode .... Rachel Miller
- Double Date (1984) TV Episode .... Rachel Miller
41. Quarterback Princess (1983) (TV) .... Kim Maida
42. The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982) .... Debbie
... aka Death Dorm
... aka Pranks
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