Teri Garr

Film and Television Actress
Born Dec 11, 1947

Terry Ann "Teri" Garr is an American actress and dancer best known for her roles in Young Frankenstein, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Tootsie, Mr. Mom, After Hours, One From the Heart and Friends.

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1947 Birth Born on December 11, 1947.


1966 18 Years Old She also appeared frequently on television. She began as a go-go dancer on several musical variety shows, along with friend Toni Basil, such as Shindig! and Hullabaloo. In 1966 Garr made one appearance on Batman (episode 7, uncredited).


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In 1968 she appeared in both The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry R.F.D. and was in two episodes of It Takes a Thief.


1980 32 Years Old She hosted Saturday Night Live in 1980, 1983, and 1985, and was a frequent visitor on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. … Read More


2002 54 Years Old In October 2002, Garr publicly confirmed that she was battling multiple sclerosis. … Read More
2005 57 Years Old After disclosing her condition, she became a National Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and National Chair for the Society's Women Against MS program (WAMS). In November 2005, Garr was honored as the society's Ambassador of the Year. … Read More
2006 58 Years Old On December 21, 2006, she suffered a brain aneurysm in her home. … Read More
2007 59 Years Old She was on the show to promote Expired, a 2007 film in which she played a set of twins. … Read More


2008 60 Years Old After therapy to regain her motor skills and speech, she appeared on Late Show with David Letterman on June 19, 2008, without the need of a wheelchair.
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