Heidi Lenhart

Heidi Noelle Lenhart (born August 22, 1973) is an American actress best known for her lead role in the Au Pair film series and the sitcom California Dreams.

Heidi Lenhart
Born
Heidi Noelle Lenhart

(1973-08-22) August 22, 1973 (age 48)
Other namesHeidi Saban
Heidi Stills
Years active1988-2009
Spouse(s)Robin Dunne (2002-2005 divorced)
Chris Stills (2006-2011 divorced) 2 children
Parent(s)
FamilyTifanie Lenhart Chaney (sister)
Haim Saban (step-father)

FamilyEdit

She is the daughter of Cheryl Saban and Ray Lenhart, a DJ. She has an older sister, Tifanie, who is a voice actress. Neither she nor her sister have a relationship with their birth father.[1] Through her mother's marriage to billionaire Haim Saban, she has two half-siblings: Ness and Tanya.

Acting CareerEdit

She starred as Jenny Garrison in the NBC teen comedy series California Dreams during its first season (1992–93) .[2] Lenhart later went to star in the syndicated television drama Fame L.A. from 1997 to 1998,[3] and had a recurring role in the final season of Fox prime time soap opera Beverly Hills, 90210 (2000).

In film, Lenhart played the leading role of Jennifer "Jenny" Morgan in Au Pair (1999), and its two sequels Au Pair II (2002), and Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise (2009).

Philanthropy CareerEdit

Lenhart served as a board member for her mother's non-profit, the Cheryl Saban Self-Worth Foundation for Women and Girls as a Parenting, Health and Wellness, and Education Advocate and subsequently was named a Director of the organization.[4]

Personal LifeEdit

In 2002, Lenhart married actor Robin Dunne, with whom she co-starred in Au Pair II. They divorced in 2005. She subsequently married actor-musician Chris Stills in 2006, with whom she has two daughters.[5] Lenhart filed for divorce in 2011.[6] She writes poetry and lives in a suburb of Los Angeles.[7][8]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise Riqunni Nonderaiko Anime Film; Credited as Melody Lee
1988 Perfect Victims Young Model
1988 Noozles Sandy Brown Anime Series
1988 Little Women Josephine March Anime Series
1990 The Girl Who Came Between Them Betty Television film
1990 A Quiet Little Neighborhood, a Perfect Little Murder The Neighbor Television film
1992-1994 California Dreams Jenny Garrison Series regular, 16 episodes
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a New Television Series
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Youth Series or Variety Show
1994 Shadow of Obsession Patty Abruzzi Television film
1994 Blindfold: Acts of Obsession Young Girl Television film
1994 Creepy Crawlers Sammy Reynolds Animated Series; Credited as Melodee Lee
1994 Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Gail Television film
1994 Moldiver Agent Sayuri OVA; Credited as Melody Lee
1994 Trigger Fast Lucille
1995 Deadly Sins Marie Television film
1995 Orguss 02 Natamura OVA; Credited as Melodee Lee
1995 El Hazard: The Magnificent World Afura Mann OVA; Credited as Melody Lee
1996 Hyper Doll Mew Fumizuki OVA; Credited as Melody Lee
1996 The Why Why Family Voice 25 episodes
1996-1997 Eagle Riders Voice 65 episodes
1996 Maybe This Time Monique Episode: "St. Valentine's Day Massacre"
1996 The Burning Zone Arla McKee Episode: "Night Flight"
1997 El Hazard: The Wanderers Afura Mann Series; Credited as Melody Lee
1997 Red Meat Mia
1997 Silk Stalkings Sarah Episode: "The Babysitter"
1997 Pacific Blue Sheila Brighton Episode: "Rumplestiltskin"
1997 Born Bad Laura
1997-1998 Fame L.A. Suzanne Carson Series regular, 21 episodes
1998 Addams Family Reunion Melinda Adams Television film
1999 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane Subway Girl Episode: "Down and Out at Bleeker and Houston"
1999 Au Pair Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan Television film
1999 Little Men Isabelle McGregor 2 episodes
1999 The Pretender Shea / Carrie Goltz Episode: "Extreme"
2000 Beverly Hills, 90210 Ellen 6 episodes
2000 Final Ascent Beth Television film
2002 Au Pair II Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan Television film
2002 Crocodile 2: Death Swamp Mia
2009 Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan Television film

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ephron, Amy. "Cheryl Saban Turns Her Artistry to Glass Blowing". Vogue. Retrieved 2020-09-16.
  2. ^ "I remember a TV show that I ..." 13 April 2006. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  3. ^ Terrace, Vincent (12 November 2012). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed. McFarland. ISBN 9780786486410. Retrieved 20 November 2017 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "CHERYL SABAN SELF WORTH FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS". Grantmakers.io. Retrieved 2021-07-31.
  5. ^ lastDate = 'Friday, Marty McFly-var; August 26; Friday, 2011'; August 26; Comments, 2011-No. "Celebrity Real Estate: Heidi Saban Stills Lists Encino Home for $3.58 Million; Former Home of Melissa Joan Hart and Adam Venit, Talent Agent for Adam Sandler". Retrieved 2020-09-16.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ "HEIDI SABAN STILLS VS CHRISTOPHER STEPHEN STILLS". UniCourt. Retrieved 2020-09-16.
  7. ^ "Heidi Saban's Profile | Typepad". profile.typepad.com. Retrieved 2021-07-31.
  8. ^ "Animal Kingdom". The Quiet Words. Retrieved 2021-07-31.

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