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.


1993 45 Years Old Garr's daughter, Molly O'Neil, was born in November 1993. … Read More
1996 48 Years Old Garr and O'Neil divorced in 1996.


2002 54 Years Old In October 2002, Garr publicly confirmed that she had been diagnosed with 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 In 2006 she suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm.


2008 60 Years Old After therapy, she regained her affected speech and motor skills and in 2008 appeared on Late Show with David Letterman to promote Expired, a 2007 film in which she played a set of twins. … Read More
2015 67 Years Old Closer reported in 2015 that she credited her positive attitude and support of her family as helping her fight the disease. … Read More
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