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Jennifer Victoria Runyon (born April 1, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress.

Jennifer Runyon
Jennifer Runyon at the Chiller Theatre Expo 2017.jpg
Jennifer Runyon at the Chiller Theatre Expo in 2017
Born Jennifer Victoria Runyon
(1960-04-01) April 1, 1960 (age 58)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1981–1993, 2015-present
Spouse(s) Todd Corman
Children 2



Runyon is known for guest appearances or secondary characters in various sitcoms and dramas, as well as a couple of made-for-TV movies. Among her roles are Sally Frame on Another World (1981–1983), Gwendolyn Pierce on Charles in Charge (1984–1985), and replacing Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady in A Very Brady Christmas (1988). She starred in the horror film To All a Goodnight in 1980 and had a small part as a student in Ghostbusters (1984) alongside Bill Murray, and she starred in Up the Creek that same year.

She was a guest on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1991. In 1988, Runyon played the lead in The In Crowd and was in the pilot of Quantum Leap. She also starred in the comedy 18 Again!. She also appeared in Murder, She Wrote in the 1989 episode, Seal of the Confessional. In 1990 she played a supporting role in the World War II parody A Man Called Sarge, produced by the brother of Roger Corman, Gene Corman, father of her husband Todd Corman.[1]

Runyon was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of DJ Jim Runyon and actress Jane Roberts.[2] She is retired from acting and lives in San Clemente, California.

Her husband, Todd Corman, is a director and collegiate women's basketball coach. He was the head coach of the Concordia University (Irvine, California) women's basketball team from 2004 to March 2008.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Todd Corman profile at ZoomInfo". Retrieved September 12, 2011.
  2. ^ "Jennifer Runyon: Is she the 1980s' Marilyn Monroe?". August 24, 1986. Retrieved September 12, 2011.

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