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Encyclopedia > Terry Farrell (actress)
Terry Farrell

Terry at the 2007 Star Trek Las Vegas Convention
Birth name Theresa Lee Farrell
Born November 19, 1963 (1963-11-19) (age 43)
Flag of the United States Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

Terry Farrell (born November 19, 1963) is an American actress and former fashion model, best known for her roles in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Becker. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 475 × 599 pixelsFull resolution‎ (486 × 613 pixels, file size: 95 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nickname: Location in the State of Iowa Coordinates: , Country State County Linn Incorporated 1849 Government  - Mayor Kay Halloran Area  - City 166. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Largest metro area Des Moines metropolitan area Area  Ranked 26th  - Total 56,272 sq mi (145,743 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 199 miles (320 km)  - % water 0. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... Becker is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from 1998 to 2004. ...

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Biography

Early life

Farrell was born Theresa Lee Farrell in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Edwin Francis Farrell, Jr. and Kay-Carol Christine Bendickson. Later, her mother married David W. Grussendorf, who adopted Terry and her sister Christine. Before becoming a model, she played a Christmas elf at a mall in Cedar Rapids. In 1978, at age 15, she left her hometown for a summer in Mexico City as a foreign exchange student. That time in her life made her fond of big cities, so in her junior year of high school, she submitted her image to the Elite modeling agency in New York City. Shortly after, at the age of 16, she was summoned to NYC and within two days of arriving, had an exclusive contract with Mademoiselle magazine. Nickname: Location in the State of Iowa Coordinates: , Country State County Linn Incorporated 1849 Government  - Mayor Kay Halloran Area  - City 166. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Largest metro area Des Moines metropolitan area Area  Ranked 26th  - Total 56,272 sq mi (145,743 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 199 miles (320 km)  - % water 0. ... A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... For the traditional meaning of the word mall, see pedestrian street or promenade. ... Nickname: Motto: Capital en movimiento Location of Mexico City in south central Mexico Coordinates: , Country Federal entity Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded c. ... A student exchange program is a program in which a student, typically in secondary or higher education, chooses to live in a foreign country to learn, among other things, language and culture. ... Elite is a French modeling agency founded in Paris in 1972 by Gerald Marie, John Casablancas and Alain Kittler. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Mademoiselle was an influential womens magazine published by Condé Nast Publications. ...


Career

After eighteen months of modeling, she studied acting with Kate McGregor Stewart, while still modeling on the side. Her first major roles were in the short-lived 1983 television series Paper Dolls playing a model and in the feature film Back to School with Rodney Dangerfield. In the spring of 1989, she began studying acting with Stella Adler and appeared in a number of guest-starring roles in series like Quantum Leap and The Cosby Show. In 1992, she played Cat in a second pilot for a US version of Red Dwarf, which was not picked up (it is rumoured Farrell was not paid for this role, which is why she refuses to discuss the project). A year later she was offered a lead role in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... The television drama Paper Dolls aired on ABC from September, 1984 to December, 1984. ... Back-to-school, in clothing retailing, is a product season and is characterized by a display of items appropriate to a school wardrobe. ... Rodney Dangerfield (November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), born Jacob Cohen, was an American comedian and actor, best known for the catchphrase I dont get no respect and his monologues on that theme. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Stella Adler (February 10, 1901 – December 21, 1992) was an American actress, and for decades was regarded as Americas foremost acting teacher. ... Quantum Leap is a science fiction television series that ran for 97 episodes from March 1989 to May 1993 on NBC. It follows the adventures of Dr. Samuel Beckett (played by Scott Bakula), a brilliant scientist who after researching time-travel, and doing experiments in something he calls The Imaging... The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, first broadcast on September 20, 1984 and ran for eight seasons on the NBC television network, until April 30, 1992. ... The Cat in Series 5 of Red Dwarf The Cat is a character in the British comedy television series Red Dwarf. ... A television pilot is the first episode of an intended television series. ... For the type of star, see Red dwarf. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ...


Farrell starred as Lieutenant Commander Jadzia Dax, Deep Space 9's Starfleet Science Officer, a character who is host to a 300-year old symbiont and can draw upon the memories and knowledge of the symbiont's six previous hosts. Although she played the character for the series' first six years, she made the decision to leave the show at the end of the sixth season. As a result, Paramount Pictures decided to kill off Farrell's character.[1] In the Royal Navy, United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, a lieutenant commander (lieutenant-commander or Lt Cdr in the RN) is a commissioned officer superior to a lieutenant and inferior to a commander. ... Jadzia Dax, played by Terry Farrell, is a main character in television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ...


Becker was the next T.V. Series for Paramount that Farrell would co-star in. Her role was the one of tough but good-hearted local diner owner Regina "Reggie" Kostas. She appeared in Becker for four years and 94 episodes. Rumors were that contract disputes arose, and at Farrell's request to fight for more pay, the producers used her as a scapegoat, and she was unceremoniously let go from her Paramount contract.[weasel words] She was replaced by actress Nancy Travis. Becker is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from 1998 to 2004. ... Nancy Travis Nancy Travis (born September 21, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA) is a Jewish-American actress best known for supporting roles in both movies and television. ...


Farrell also provided the voice of Six of One in the animated short film Tripping the Rift , which eventually became a Sci-Fi Channel TV series with other actors providing the voice of Six. First released independently on the internet, Tripping the Rift originally featured Patricia Beckmann as the voice of Six and was replaced by Farrell's voice for an episode of the Sci-Fi Channel's short film series Exposure in which Farrell was guest host. Farrell's version of Six was heard only once on television. Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. ... SCI FI (originally The Sci-Fi Channel, sometimes rendered SCI FI Channel when part of a longer phrase) is an American cable television channel, launched on September 24, 1992, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming. ... Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. ... SCI FI (originally The Sci-Fi Channel, sometimes rendered SCI FI Channel when part of a longer phrase) is an American cable television channel, launched on September 24, 1992, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming. ...


The asteroid 26734 Terryfarrell, discovered in 2001, was named in her honor by its discoverer, William Kwong Yu Yeung. 26734 Terryfarrell is an asteroid discovered on April 23, 2001 by Canadian astronomer William Kwong Yu Yeung. ... William Kwong Yu Yeung (also known simply as Bill Yeung) is a Hong Kong-born Canadian astronomer with telescopes based in the United States. ...


Personal life

Farrell lives in Hershey, Pennsylvania, with her husband, former Sprint Corporation spokesman Brian Baker (a.k.a. the Face and the Voice), their child and their dog. She enjoys cooking and deep sea fishing. As of (January 2007) Terry and her husband Brian Baker have moved back to central Pennsylvania, and are taking a break from acting to raise their son. Hershey redirects here. ... Sprint Corporation (Former NYSE: FON) which is now known as the Sprint Nextel Corporation, was one of the worlds largest telecommunication companies. ... Former Sprint pitchman, Brian Baker. ... The term deep sea refers to those areas of oceans to which little or no light penetrates (the aphotic zone). ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish by hooking, trapping, or gathering. ...


Television series

The television drama Paper Dolls aired on ABC from September, 1984 to December, 1984. ... This article is about the year. ... Photo of the entire cast of The Cosby Show. ... For other uses, see Family Ties (disambiguation). ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Note, this page is about the television series and its two revivals. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Quantum Leap is a science fiction television series that ran for 97 episodes from March 1989 to May 1993 on NBC. It follows the adventures of Dr. Samuel Beckett (played by Scott Bakula), a brilliant scientist who after researching time-travel, and doing experiments in something he calls The Imaging... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... For the type of star, see Red dwarf. ... SUMMARY In June 1992 CBS introduced a very controversial TV series called Grapevine. ... Danielle Steels Star is a 1993 made-for-television film starring Jennie Garth, Craig Bierko, Terry Farrell, Penny Fuller and Mitchell Ryan. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Talk Soup was a television show produced for cable network E! which debuted on December 26, 1991 and aired up until August 2002. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Becker is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from 1998 to 2004. ...

Television films and movies

  • Off the Wall (1982)
  • Portfolio (1984) as an Elite Model
  • The Deliberate Stranger (1986) Katie Hargreaves
  • Back to School (1986) Valerie
  • Beverly Hills Madam (1986) Julie Taylor
  • Off the Mark (1987) Jenell Johnson
  • Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992) Joey Summerskill
  • Red Sun Rising (1993) Karen Ryder
  • Danielle Steel's Star (1993) Elizabeth
  • Reasons of the Heart (1996)
  • Legion (1998) Major Doyle
  • Deep Core 2000 (2000) Allison Saunders
  • One True Love (2000) Dana Boyer
  • Tripping the Rift (2000) (voice) Six of One
  • Crossing the Line (2000) Laura Mosbach
  • Becker (2002) Reggy
  • Gleason: The Jackie Gleason Story (2002) Marilyn Taylor
  • Psychic Murders (2002) Macy
  • Code 11-14 (2003) Michelle Novack

Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... The Deliberate Stranger is the name for both a book and television film about serial murderer Ted Bundy. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Back-to-school, in clothing retailing, is a product season and is characterized by a display of items appropriate to a school wardrobe. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Danielle Steels Star is a 1993 made-for-television film starring Jennie Garth, Craig Bierko, Terry Farrell, Penny Fuller and Mitchell Ryan. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. ... The ceremony of crossing the line is an initiation rite in the Royal Navy and other navies which commemorates a sailors first crossing of the equator. ... Becker may refer to one of the following: // Albrecht Becker (1906–2002), German production designer, photographer, actor, imprisoned by Nazis for homosexuality Ansgar Becker, German software developer (see HeidiSQL) Barbara Becker (born 1966), wife of Boris Becker Benjamin Becker (born 1981), German tennis player (not related to Boris Becker, below... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Video games

  • Kids on Site, video game for young children (Bertha)(1994)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Harbinger (1996) (voice) Jadzia Dax
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Fallen (2000) (voice) Jadzia Dax
  • Treasure Quest (voice) Player's guide

Treasure Quest was a puzzle game created by Sirius Entertainment Inc. ...

References

  1. ^ Erdmann, Terry J. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion, Pocket Books, 2000. P 586.

External links


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