Heather Thomas

Actress + Screenwriter + Author + Political Activist
Born Sep 8, 1957

Heather Anne Thomas 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.

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1957 Birth Born in 1957.


1975 18 Years Old Thomas was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, to Gladdy Lou Ryder, 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 School of Theater, Film and Television, graduating in 1980. … Read More


1978 21 Years Old In 1978 she began acting in small television roles; she appeared in the series Co-Ed Fever, of which she later said, "It was canceled after the third commercial."
1981 24 Years Old After Co-Ed Fever's cancellation, Thomas was chosen for the role of Jody Banks in The Fall Guy, which starred Lee Majors and was produced by Glen Larson, from its 1981 premiere to its 1986 cancellation. … Read More
1982 25 Years Old She appeared in several movies, the first of which was Zapped! in 1982 (see below for her filmography), but she gave up acting in 1998. … Read More
1985 28 Years Old Thomas married Allan Rosenthal in August 1985, Rosenthal is one of the founders of Cocaine Anonymous; they divorced in September 1986.


1992 35 Years Old Thomas then married entertainment attorney Skip Brittenham in October 1992. … Read More


2008 51 Years Old In April 2008, Thomas's first novel, Trophies, was published by William Morrow. … Read More
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