2022-11-11

Jennifer Grey
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  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  March 26, 1960
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Grey recently reconnected with her Jewish faith.

Jennifer Grey is an actress who made her acting debut in “Reckless.” Her breakout role came in the classic 1986 film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” She’s best known for her role as Frances “Baby” Houseman in the fan-favorite movie “Dirty Dancing,” where she received a Golden Globe nomination. Her other films include “Red Dawn,” “Bounce,” and “The Wind Rises.”

Grey has also had a career in television, with roles in “Criminal Justice” and starring in the television film “Murder in Mississippi.” Grey won season 11 of “Dancing With the Stars” and has done voice work for the animated series “Phineas and Ferb.”

Is Jennifer Grey religious?

Jennifer Grey grew up in New York City with a Jewish family. Both of her parents are Jewish. In a profile in The Jewish Journal, Grey said, “I love being a Jew. I’ve gotten a lot more Jewish in the last five years because of my daughter’s bat mitzvah, and I realized I really care about being a Jew.”


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