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Jessica Lundy - Overview

Date of Birth: Mar 20, 1966    
Place of Birth: San Diego, California, USA
Nationality: United States
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Although she gained the spotlight as the brassy, cynical hairdresser Gloria in the NBC series "Hope & Gloria," Jessica Lundy, in real life, was more like the Hope character, optimistic and a bit shy--although without the perkiness. Entertaining classmates in elementary school and her grandmother at home from the time she was eight, Lundy knew she wanted a career as a performer when she entered New York University. She teamed with classmate Alec Mapa to form a cabaret duo, and both were cast in small roles in the film "Bright Light, Big City" as a result. Lundy experienced her first on-screen kiss: with actress Kelly Preston in a bathroom as star Michael J Fox watched. Lundy's bigger film break came in 1988, when she was cast as Jackie Mason's nouveau riche daughter, Kate Hartounian, in the low comedy "Caddyshack II". She was also able to kiss a man on screen for the first time; Jonathan Silverman was the guy who won her heart.

Heading for Los Angeles in 1990, Lundy snagged the role of an obituary writer who teams with a detective to solve crimes in CBS' "Ov... Read More
1999
Appeared in the ensemble of "Just a Little Harmless Sex"
1997
Acted opposite Harland Williams in "Rocket Man"
1996
Played Tome Arnold's spouse in the feature comedy "The Stupids"
1994
Co-starred in the Off-Broadway revival of "Uncommon Women and Others"
1993
Appeared in the short-lived sitcom "The Second Half" (NBC)
1992
Cast by Barbet Shroeder in "Single White Female"
1991
Cast as ensemble member of the short-lived CBS variety show "The Carol Burnett Show"


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