Biography

Trained at the Theatre Institute, 19-year-old Jenny Wright had already been acting for seven years when she made her off-Broadway bow in 1980's Album. The following year, Wright showed up as one of the groupies in that midnight-movie perennial Pink Floyd: The Wall. She went on to important roles in The World According to Garp (1982), St. Elmo's Fire (1983), and Lawnmower Man (1992). Jenny Wright's TV manifest included the starring part of Doreen Duncan in the 1990 weekly Capitol News. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi