Jennifer G. Wright (born March 23, 1962) is an American actress who made her film debut portraying the role of Cushie in the comedy-drama The World According to Garp in 1982. That same year she made an appearance in the live-action/animated musical drama film Pink Floyd – The Wall, playing an American groupie.

Jenny Wright
Born (1962-03-23) 23 March 1962 (age 57)


Wright had roles in both The Wild Life as Eileen and St. Elmo's Fire as Felicia. She also starred with Anthony Michael Hall in the 1986 thriller Out of Bounds,[1] with Adrian Pasdar as Mae in the 1987 cult horror classic Near Dark,[2] and alongside Ilan Mitchell-Smith in the 1988 drama The Chocolate War. Wright had a lead role in 1989's I, Madman, and small parts in the films Young Guns II and The Lawnmower Man.

Personal lifeEdit

She was married to LA producer and musician Jimmy Boyle.


Year Film Role Notes
1982 The World According to Garp Cushie
Love, Sidney Jan Episodes: "Jan: Part 1", "Jan: Part 2"
The Executioner's Song April Baker
Pink Floyd – The Wall American Groupie
1984 The Wild Life Eileen
1985 St. Elmo's Fire Felicia
1986 Out of Bounds Dizz/Darlene
1987 Near Dark Mae
Crime Story Pamela Palmer Episode: "The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob"
1988 The Chocolate War Lisa
Midnight Caller Angel Episode: "Conversations with an Assassin"
1989 I, Madman Virginia Nominated: Saturn Award for Best Actress
Valentino Returns Sylvia Fuller
Twister Stephanie
Gideon Oliver Coombs Episode: "Sleep Well, Professor Oliver"
1990 Young Guns II Jane Greathouse
A Shock to the System Melanie O'Conner
Capital News Doreen Duncan
1991 Queens Logic Asha
Matlock Ginnie Morell Episode: "The Marriage Counselor"
1992 The Lawnmower Man Marnie Burke
1994 Sirens Reporter #2 Episode: "A Cop First"
1997 NYPD Blue Trish Taylor Episode: "Upstairs, Downstairs"
1998 Enchanted Little Natalie's Mother


  1. ^ James, Caryn (July 25, 1986). "SCREEN: 'OUT OF BOUNDS,' A THRILLER". The New York Times.
  2. ^ JimmyO (March 1, 2013). "Where in the Horror are they now? Jenny Wright!".

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