Heather Thomas was born on September 8, 1957. She is an American actress, screenwriter, author and political activist.
Biography and Career
Heather Thomas was born in Greenwich, Connecticut. She is a daughter of Gladdy Lou Ryder, who was a special education teacher in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. In 1975, Thomas received her graduation degree from Santa Monica High School. Later on Thomas attended UCLA Film School graduating in 1980. While at UCLA, she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority.
In 1978, Thomas started acting in small television roles; at age 14, she was one of the hosts of a series on NBC called Talking with a Giant, where she interviewed celebrities. Thomas appeared in the series Co Ed Fever. It was cancelled after the third commercial.
In 1981, she got her biggest part as Jody Banks in Lee Majors The Fall Guy television series and held that role until 1986, when the show was canceled. She appeared in several movies and quit acting in 1998. During the 1980s, Thomas was a popular pin-up girl appearing on numerous posters.
Regardless of her acting career, Thomas tried her hand at screenwriting, and after writing some 40 screenplays finally sold a script called School Slut to Touchstone Pictures for a mid six-figure sum. Touchstone didn't make the film, however, and Thomas acquired the rights to produce it herself.
In April 2008, Thomas first novel, Trophies was published by William Morrow.
In 1985, Thomas married Allen Rosenthal, one of the co-founders of Cocaine Anonymous. Later on they were divorced in 1986.
Thomas then married entertainment attorney Skip Brittenham in October 1992. Their daughter India Rose was born on June 19, 2000. Thomas and her husband host a monthly breakfast gathering at their home to act as a fundraiser for liberal causes, which has become known in Washington as the L.A. Cafe.
Birth Name: Heather Anne Thomas
Birth: September 8, 1957
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