Who is Kerri Green?

Kerri Lee Green was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey USA, on 14 January 1967 under the zodiac sign of Capricorn. She’s a 55-year-old former actress, screenwriter, producer and director, probably best recognized for landing the role of Andrea ‘Andy’ Carmichael in the adventure comedy film “The Goonies” (1985), playing Maggie in the romantic comedy-drama film “Lucas” (1986), and featuring as Kate Granum in the ABC drama miniseries “The Burden Of Proof” (1992).

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How rich is she, as of now? Kerri Green Net Worth

As of early 2022, Kerri Green’s net worth is estimated at over $2 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment by working on numerous television and film titles during her almost three-decade-long career from 1985 to 2012.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Kerri Green spent her early years in Woodcliff Lake, where she was raised by her parents; however, there is no information about their names or professions, and it’s also unknown by the public whether she has siblings or is an only child. She’s of Dutch Jewish and Russian Jewish ancestry, holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group.

Regarding her education, Kerri attended Pascack Hills High School, but instead of continuing her education after matriculating, Kerri focused on her acting career. However, in 1994, she enrolled into Vassar College, from which she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. While in there, she was roommates with Ken Levine, known as the developer of the video game “BioShock”, and Marisa Tomei’s brother, Adam.

Rise to Fame

Kerri Green started pursuing her professional career as an actress in 1985, when she made her debut feature film appearance in the role of Andrea ‘Andy’ Carmichael in the adventure comedy film “The Goonies”, next to Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Jeff Cohen.

It was co-produced and directed by Richard Donner based on Steven Spielberg’s story, and was a huge commercial success, grossing over $125 million against a budget of $6 million. It became a cult classic, gaining her enormous popularity and launching her to stardom. During the same year, she had another major part as Jennifer Chester in Carl Reiner’s comedy film “Summer Rental”, in which she shared the screen with John Candy and Richard Crenna. It earned her a Young Artist Award nomination for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress – Motion Picture. She received her second Young Artist Award nomination in the following year, for playing the lead role of Maggie in the romantic comedy-drama film “Lucas”, next to Charlie Sheen and Corey Haim.

Continued Success

After these successful projects, Kerri Green had become a teenage star; however, her next film, the 1987 comedy “Three For The Road”, didn’t achieve much success; directed by Bill L. Norton, and she portrayed Robin Kitteredge.

Her TV debut came later that year, when she made a guest appearance as Calpernia in the episode “Young Harry Houdini” in the ABC adventure family series “The Magical World Of Disney”. She then also guest-starred as Madeline Green in the episode “Private Affairs” of the ABC anthology series “ABC Afterschool Special” in 1989, and as Karen Sevrance in the episode “Triangle” of the NBC/CBS police procedural crime drama series “In The Heat Of The Night” in 1990.

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Two years later, she was cast as Kate Granum in the ABC drama miniseries “The Burden Of Proof”, which was based on Scott Turow’s novel of the same title. Also in 1992, she took the supporting role of Stacey in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning NBC sitcom “Mad About You”.

Further Work

In 1993, Kerri landed the role of Tori Patterson in the made-for-TV mystery thriller film “Tainted Blood”, sharing the screen with Raquel Welch and Alley Mills, then featured as Rain in the independent sci-fi film “Blue Flame”, written and directed by Cassian Elwes.

It was followed by her guest appearances in such roles as Kelly in the episode “All About Kelly” of the NBC sitcom “Café Americain”, and as Sara Ogilvie in the episode “Murder Of The Month Club” of the CBS crime drama “Murder, She Wrote”, both in 1994.

Thereafter, she went on a hiatus to focus on her education, returning to continue her career in the film industry when she and Bonnie Dickenson established the film production company Independent Women Artists. They together produced a film about teenage pregnancy, which Kerri also co-wrote and directed, the 1999 adaptation of the original stage play “Bellyfruit”.

Retirement

The next year, she guest-starred as Lynn Parker in the episode “Match Made In Heaven” of the critically acclaimed NBC medical drama series “ER”, it’s the second longest-running primetime medical drama in the history of American television, and won more than 20 Primetime Emmy Awards. Thereafter, she landed the minor role of Michele Daricek in the episode “Stolen” of the NBC crime drama series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2001, but her next appearance didn’t come until 2012, when she portrayed Beth Wilkensen in the drama film “Complacent”, after which she retired from her acting career, but has remained working as a screenplay writer.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Kerri Green has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 1ins (1.56m), her weight is around 115lbs (52kgs). with vital statistics of 38-25-35, bra size 38B, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 8 (US).

Personal Life

Kerri Green is quite secretive when it comes to speak about her personal life, managing to keep most information far away from the public eye. However, it’s known that she married in the late 1990s, but the name of her partner isn’t disclosed. The couple has two children, and the family’s current residence is in Los Angeles, California.

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