Jenny Wright

Jennifer G. Wright (born March 23, 1962) is an American actress who made her film debut portraying the role of Cushie in The World According to Garp in 1982. That same year she made an appearance in Pink Floyd The Wall, playing an American groupie. 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, with Adrian Pasdar as Mae in the 1987 cult horror classic Near Dark, 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. Wright's last movie to date was Enchanted. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jenny Wright, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Out of Bounds (1986)

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Tuggle
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Glynn Turman  •  Jenny Wright  •  Jeff Kober

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Tuggle
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Glynn Turman  •  Jenny Wright  •  Jeff Kober

Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Christine Hargreaves  •  James Laurenson  •  Eleanor David  •  Bob Geldof

A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Christine Hargreaves  •  James Laurenson  •  Eleanor David  •  Bob Geldof

The Lawnmower Man (1992)

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Leonard
CAST:  Jeff Fahey  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jenny Wright  •  Austin O'Brien

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brett Leonard
CAST:  Jeff Fahey  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Jenny Wright  •  Austin O'Brien

A Shock to the System (1990)

Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a loud-mouthed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Egleson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Peter Riegert

Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a loud-mouthed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Egleson
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  Elizabeth McGovern  •  Swoosie Kurtz  •  Peter Riegert

St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

A group of friends graduate from the halls of Georgetown University into lives that revolve around sex, paychecks, and career aspirations. Kirby waits tables to pay for law school. His roommate Kevin struggles at a D.C. newspaper as he lusts after the stylish Jules ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

A group of friends graduate from the halls of Georgetown University into lives that revolve around sex, paychecks, and career aspirations. Kirby waits tables to pay for law school. His roommate Kevin struggles at a D.C. newspaper as he lusts after the stylish Jules ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Rob Lowe  •  Andrew McCarthy  •  Demi Moore

Young Guns II (1990)

Three of the original five "young guns" — Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) — return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christian Slater

Three of the original five "young guns" — Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) — return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christian Slater

I, Madman (1989)

Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on his face to please a girl he likes. Only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tibor Takács
CAST:  Jenny Wright  •  Stephanie Hodge  •  Clayton Rohner  •  Randall William Cook

Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on his face to please a girl he likes. Only ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tibor Takács
CAST:  Jenny Wright  •  Stephanie Hodge  •  Clayton Rohner  •  Randall William Cook

The Executioner's Song (1982)

In this fact-based made-for TV film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Schiller
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Christine Lahti  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Eli Wallach

In this fact-based made-for TV film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Schiller
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Christine Lahti  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Eli Wallach

Queens Logic (1991)

When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new found maturity and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  John Malkovich

When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new found maturity and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Rash
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  John Malkovich

Near Dark (1987)

A farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kathryn Bigelow
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Jenny Wright  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Bill Paxton

A farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kathryn Bigelow
CAST:  Adrian Pasdar  •  Jenny Wright  •  Lance Henriksen  •  Bill Paxton

The Chocolate War (1988)

A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by selling chocolates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  John Glover  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Wallace Langham  •  Doug Hutchison

A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by selling chocolates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keith Gordon
CAST:  John Glover  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Wallace Langham  •  Doug Hutchison

The Wild Life (1984)

Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Art Linson
CAST:  Chris Penn  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Jenny Wright

Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Art Linson
CAST:  Chris Penn  •  Ilan Mitchell-Smith  •  Eric Stoltz  •  Jenny Wright

Twister (1989)

An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV evangelist. Also living at the farm is his layabout daughter and her precocious 8 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Suzy Amis  •  Crispin Glover  •  Jenny Wright

An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV evangelist. Also living at the farm is his layabout daughter and her precocious 8 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Suzy Amis  •  Crispin Glover  •  Jenny Wright

The World According to Garp (1982)

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A struggling young writer finds his life and work dominated by his unfaithful wife and his radical feminist mother, whose best-selling manifesto turns her into a cultural icon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Glenn Close  •  John Lithgow

A struggling young writer finds his life and work dominated by his unfaithful wife and his radical feminist mother, whose best-selling manifesto turns her into a cultural icon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy Hill
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Mary Beth Hurt  •  Glenn Close  •  John Lithgow

Valentino Returns (1989)

This film successfully reaches its target of depicting components of small town life in the city of Stockton and its environs, where most of the filming took place. Set in the mid-1950s, the work stars Frederic Forrest and Veronica Cartwright as a couple whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hoffman
CAST:  Frederic Forrest  •  Barry Tubb  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Jenny Wright

This film successfully reaches its target of depicting components of small town life in the city of Stockton and its environs, where most of the filming took place. Set in the mid-1950s, the work stars Frederic Forrest and Veronica Cartwright as a couple whose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hoffman
CAST:  Frederic Forrest  •  Barry Tubb  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Jenny Wright

Enchanted (1998)

A man has all the answers when it comes to giving advice to friends, but when it comes to his own life, he is lost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ward
CAST:  John Ward  •  Sydney Penny  •  David Kaufman  •  Jaid Barrymore

A man has all the answers when it comes to giving advice to friends, but when it comes to his own life, he is lost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ward
CAST:  John Ward  •  Sydney Penny  •  David Kaufman  •  Jaid Barrymore