Heather Thomas

Heather Thomas

American actress (born 1957)
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Heather Anne Thomas (born September 8, 1957) is an American actress, author, and political activist, who co-starred as Jody Banks on the ABC-TV series The Fall Guy.

Thomas was born to Gladdy Lou Ryder, a special education teacher in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. She graduated from Santa Monica High School in 1975 and went on to attend UCLA Film School, graduating in 1980. While at UCLA, she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority.

Thomas started acting at age 14, when she was one of the hosts of a series on NBC called Talking with a Giant, where she interviewed celebrities. In 1978 she began acting in small television roles; she appeared in the series Co-Ed Fever, of which she later said "It was canceled after the third commercial." She played the part of "Jody Banks" in Lee Majors' ABC-TV series The Fall Guy television series from 1981 to 1986, when the show was canceled. She entered rehabilitation for cocaine addiction in 1984. She appeared in several movies but quit acting in 1998. Thomas appeared on numerous pin-up posters during the 1980s.

Following her acting career, Thomas wrote a screenplay called "School Slut" and sold it to Touchstone Pictures for a figure reported as "mid-six-figure". Touchstone did not 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.

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Heather Thomas was born on Sunday, 8 September 1957 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Her full name at birth was Heather Anne Thomas. She is best known as an actress. Thomas' country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Heather attended high school at Santa Monica High School. For university, she studied at UCLA Film School. She is 5' 5½" (166 cm) tall and weighs 118 lbs (54 kg) with a slim build. She has blue eyes and blonde hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $2,000,000 US dollars. Heather Thomas is 66 years old and her zodiac star sign is Virgo.

You can find people similar to Heather Thomas by visiting our lists 21st-century American women and Actresses from Greenwich, Connecticut.

Full name at birth
Heather Anne Thomas
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Claim to fame
The Fall Guy
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Date of birth
8 September 1957
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Place of birth
Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
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Actress, Screenwriter, Author
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5' 5½" (166 cm)
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Weight
118 lbs (54 kg)
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Heather Thomas & Heather Locklear were always mistaken for one another in the 80`d (they met in person at Battle of the Network Stars)
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4
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8
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Net worth
$2,000,000 USD
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High school
Santa Monica High School
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  • UCLA Film School
  • UCLA Film School 1976-1979 intending to write and direct
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  • Gotham Group, Inc.
  • Celebrity Talent International
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Partner: Harry M. Brittenham (Married) 1 child
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Heather Thomas and Harry M. Brittenham
I won't take my clothes off because I can't believe it's necessary. You can be sexy with your clothes on just as well as you can by taking off your blouse.
  • Voted "Favorite Female Newcomer" in 1982 by readers of US magazine.
  • Daughter India Rose born on June 19, 2000
  • Attended UCLA Film School c. 1976-1979 intending to write & direct.
  • Measurements: 37-23-32 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
  • Wrote an unsold TV pilot for UPN called "School Slut" (2000)

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