Heather Thomas

Heather Thomas
'''Heather Thomas''' (born September 8, 1957) is an American [[actress]], [[screenwriter]], [[author]] and political activist, best known for her co-starring role as Jody Banks on the TV series ''The Fall Guy'', where she co-starred with veteran actor Lee Majors aksi of ABC-TV's ''Big Valley'' and ''The Six Million Dollar Man'' fame. ==Early life== Heather was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, to Gladdy Lou Ryder, who was a special education teacher in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.

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Heather Thomas (born September 8, 1957) is an American Actress, Screenwriter, Author and political activist, best known for her co-starring role as Jody Banks on the TV series The Fall Guy, where she co-starred with veteran actor Lee Majors aksi of ABC-TV's Big Valley and The Six Million Dollar Man fame.

Heather Thomas Early life

Heather was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, to Gladdy Lou Ryder, who was 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.

Heather Thomas Career

Heather has been acting since the age of 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 cancelled after the third commercial. She got her biggest part as "Jody Banks" in 1981 in Lee Majors's 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. Thomas was a popular pin-up girl during the 1980s, appearing on numerous posters.

Following 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 and Company.

Heather Thomas Personal life

Heather's first marriage was to Allen Rosenthal, one of the co-founders of Cocaine Anonymous, in August 1985; they divorced around September 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 in Santa Monica to act as a fundraiser for liberal causes, which has become known in Washington as the "L.A. Cafe". According to newsmeat.com, Thomas has contributed over $280,000 to political candidates since 1992, with all but $2,400 going to Democratic Party or special-interest groups (the $2,400 exception went towards supporting Mary Bono).

In 1986 Heather was hit by a car while crossing San Vincente Boulevard and suffered fractures to both legs; she was hospitalized for nearly a month recuperating.

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