Jennifer Grey celebrates 60 years : what becomes of the star of Dirty Dancing ?

This Thursday, march 26, the actress Jennifer Grey celebrates its sixtieth birthday. But that becomes the unforgettable interpreter of Baby Houseman in Dirty Dancing ?

The air of Be my baby, the summer of 1963 in the Catskill, the discovery of a dance, the ultra sensual and a worn become totally mythical (often imitated, never equaled)… In 1987, Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze were in the legend with the romance Dirty Dancing. The role of Baby Houseman had also garnered the actress, who celebrates its 60 years this Thursday, march 26, to be named at the Golden Globe. And if the character of the film, inter-generational could propel the actress to the top of the box office, the fate decided otherwise.

Before Dirty Dancing, Jennifer Grey was already proven in productions of renowned. The young actress had crossed the late Patrick Swayze in the action film red dawn in 1984. The daughter of the actor and singer, Joel Grey had also been directed by Francis Ford Coppola in the drama Cotton Club, alongside names like Richard Gere, Diane Lane and Nicolas Cage. She had also played the little sister of Matthew Broderick in the cult movie La Folle journée de Ferris Bueller. The two stars had attended, before the actress not to set his sights on Johnny Depp, and Clark Gregg.

A return to television

Suffice to say that the 80s have been very successful at Jennifer Grey. Alas, the actress then started the following decade by wiping out the failures of films like It once was Broadway, and Wind. Apart from a few appearances in dramas such as endless love, with Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow, or even Redbelt, the actress then turns to the small screen. Between 2008 and 2014, she lends her voice to the animated series Phineas and Ferb. A year in which she tries again with The Wind rises, the last film in date of Hayao Miyazaki. Between 2014 and 2017, the star is holding a recurring role in the series, Red Oaks, beforeappearing in three episodes of Grey’s Anatomy last year. Side heart, Jennifer Grey continues to spin the perfect love with Clark Gregg, the interpreter of Phil Coulson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The spouses are parents of the young Stella, born December 3, 2001. Alas, the actress has never known another success worthy of the one in Dirty Dancing.