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Jennifer Edwards (born Jennifer B. McEdward; March 25, 1957 in Los Angeles, California)[1] is an American actress best known for playing the title role in the NBC made-for-television movie Heidi (which interrupted the New York Jets vs. Oakland Raiders game now called The Heidi Bowl), which aired on November 17, 1968. Jennifer Edwards is the daughter of filmmaker Blake Edwards and Patricia Walker, and the stepdaughter of Julie Andrews.[2]

Besides acting in a number of movies, she also co-wrote the 1988 television movie Justin Case with her father.[3]

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  1. ^ California Births, 1905-1995
  2. ^ Hayes, Bill. Two Square Miles: The Heroes of a Small Town. Fireship Press. p. 104. ISBN 9781934757819.
  3. ^ Goldberg, Lee. Unsold TV pilots: the almost complete guide to everything you never saw on TV, 1955-1990. Carol Pub. Group. p. 73. ISBN 9780806512426.

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