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Heather Thomas

Heather Thomas was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA on September 8th 1957. She graduated from Santa Monica High School in 1975.

At the age of 14 years old she began acting and hosted the show Talking with a Giant, where she interviewed celebrities, in 1978 she began acting in small television roles including David Cassidy: Man Undercover, California Fever; she appeared in the series Co-Ed Fever, of which she later said, “It was canceled after the third commercial.” She went on to attend UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, graduating in 1980.

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After graduating she made appearances in B. J. and the Bear and The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo before landing the role of Jody Banks in Glen Larson‘s The Fall Guy alongside Lee Majors. She stayed with the show for its entire run from 1981 to 1986 (5 seasons/ 113 episodes).

Unfortunately success brought some issues and in 1984 Thomas went through a rehabilitation program to help her with her cocaine problem.

pictures-of-heather-thomasAs well as The Fall Guy, Thomas made TV appearances in T.J. Hooker, The Love Boat, Cover Up, Hoover vs. the Kennedys: The Second Civil War (where she played Marilyn Monroe),  The New Mike Hammer, Flair, P.S.I. Luv U, Swamp Thing, and Pointman.

Movies were also something Thomas got into, most notably Ford: The Man and the Machine, Cyclone, Der Stein des Todes, The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission, Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney’s Place, Red Blooded American Girl, In the Director’s Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands, Hidden Obsession, Against the Law, and My Giant.

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In 1998 she retired from acting and went on to write a screenplay called School Slut and sold it to Touchstone Pictures for a figure reported as “mid-six-figure.” Touchstone did not make the film, however, and Thomas acquired the rights to produce it herself.

In April 2008, Thomas’s first novel, Trophies, was published by William Morrow. Harrison Ford described it as having “made me laugh out loud… ironic, smart and surprisingly touching.” Arianna Huffington described the characters in Trophies as “…powerful women flawlessly draped in Vera Wang, [with] manicured hands pushing buttons while scratching their way to the top–the secret power brokers of Los Angeles. Heather Thomas has written a stiletto heel-sharp satiric romp.”

In 2014, Thomas returned to acting playing Nadine Robson in the movie Girltrash: All Night Long which is the story of five girls and one epic night. The girls will find love, lust, girl-fights, rock and roll, and a whole lot of stoned sorority girls.

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