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Jami Gertz stars in "The Neighbors" on ABC as Debbie Weaver.

Jami Gertz has crafted a distinguished reputation in film, television and theater. During her extensive career, she has amassed a variety of impressive credits and has exhibited astonishing versatility with her commanding portrayals of a wide range of characters.

Gertz was discovered at age sixteen in a nationwide talent search for the CBS sitcom "Square Pegs," opposite Sarah Jessica Parker. Since then, she has appeared on several
Jami Gertz in "The Neighbors"
Jami Gertz The Neighbors
hit television shows including "Seinfeld," "ER" and "Dream On."

From 2002 – 2006, Jami starred in all four seasons of the successful CBS comedy "Still Standing," as a no-nonsense working mother who often loses patience with her husband's (Mark Addy) juvenile behavior. Gertz was also seen in the Lifetime television movie "Fighting the Odds," as Marilyn Gambrell, a real life parole officer who set up a pioneer program to help children of incarcerated parents.

In 2002, Gertz was nominated for an Emmy for her role on the critically acclaimed television series "Ally McBeal." She guest starred in a four-episode arc as Kimmy Bishop, an old law school classmate of Ally's (Calista Flockhart). She reprised the Emmy nominated role when Kimmy hired the firm to help her sue a match maker for deeming her "unmatchable."

More recently, Gertz played a recurring role in HBO's "Entourage" and made a guest appearances in ABC's "Modern Family" and CBS's "Shark."

On the silver screen, Gertz starred in Scott Marshall's "Keeping Up With The Steins" opposite Jeremy Piven, Garry Marshall, Darryl Hannah and Doris Roberts. Gertz plays Joanne Feilder, a thoughtful and even tempered mother who balances out her husband's personality. She gets caught up in the Bar Mitzvah excitement, but really only wants what is best for her son.

Gertz is widely recognized for her role as a sex therapist in "Twister" in which she co-starred opposite Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton. She also starred in the romantic comedy "Jersey Girl"; "Less Than Zero," based on the best selling novel by Bret Easton Ellis, with James Spader and Robert Downey, Jr.; and "The Lost Boys" with Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric.

On stage, Gertz appeared in the off-Broadway production of Garry Marshall's "Wrong Turn at Lung Fish" with the late George C. Scott and Tony Danza. She also starred in "Come Back Little Sheba" with Tyne Daly and "Out of Gas on Lover's Leap" with Jason Patric.

Gertz, a Chicago native, lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their three sons.

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How tall is Jami Gertz? How old is Jami Gertz? Where does Jami Gertz live? Find out here.

Age: 50 years old
Birthday: October 28, 1965
Height: 5' 5"
Full Name / Real Name: Jami Beth Gertz
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Husband: Tony Ressler (6/16/1989, 3 children)

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