Tracy Griffith

Tracy Griffith

actress, producer

Tracy Griffith was born on Oct 19, 1965 in USA. Tracy Griffith's big-screen debut came with Fear City directed by Abel Ferrara in 1984.

Starting out in the slasher film Massacre au camp d'été 3 (1989) and in New York on the daytime soap Haine et passion (1952), Tracy Griffith was then cast as "Babe" in her first feature, Le prix de la passion (1988), starring Diane Keaton and Liam Neeson, and directed by Leonard Nimoy. Hollywood called and, soon after arriving in Los Angeles, she got her first starring role, opposite Lou Diamond Phillips, in the feature film, Le premier pouvoir (1990). She went on to star with Rob Lowe in The Finest Hour (1991) and starred with Teri Hatcher in the comedy, All Tied Up (1993). Other starring roles include the Sundance-selected independent film, Joe & Joe (1996), and the action feature film, Skeeter (1993), for New Line Cinema and La tête dans le carton à chapeaux (1999), a TriStar feature directed by Antonio Banderas - starring her half-sister, Melanie Griffith.Television credits include playing Johnny Depp's girlfriend on 21 Jump Street (1987), starring with Lindsay Wagner on Lifetime's Une seconde chance (1997) and as Laura Dern's sister in the mini-series, The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996). Tracy was a series regular on the ABC drama, The Monroes (1995), where she played Kelly Monroe, the renegade daughter of William Devane. Other television credits include co-starring in the CBS movie, Circle of Deceit (1998), with Janine Turner and Esai Morales, and the CBS movie, Reflet Mortel (2000), where she plays the best friend of Jane Seymour. She was a featured guest star on TNT's Bull (2000). She has starred in pilot demos: "A Fork on the Road" for the Food Network as a chef/host and "Prowler Girls" which involved hitting the road ala "Thelma and Louise", driving a Plymouth Prowler. Tracy is a sushi-chef and worked for a year at the trend-setting Beverly Hills restaurant, Tsunami's. She was the "mystery guest" this year on To Tell the Truth (2000) and fooled them all about being a "sushiwoman".She is also a certified dive-master and enjoys playing her guitar and singing. She has performed at several benefits to help raise money and awareness for her favorite causes: animal rights and endangered animal preservation. She attends fund-raising events with her friend, (Melanie's mom) Tippi Hedren, to support her efforts in maintaining the wild animal preserve, Shambala. She was proud to be the first Miss Hot Tomato for the 10th Annual Carmel Valley Tomato Festival, where she was an honorary culinary judge. She also performed at the event which donated proceeds to the American Red Cross and Boy's and Girl's Clubs. Tracy is at work on a screenplay. She wrote two cookbooks. On September 17, 2011, she married Mark Daley, President of Polo Ralph Lauren.Tracy Griffith was born to Peter Griffith and his second wife Nanita Greene Samuels on October 19, 1965 in New York City. She joined half-sister Melanie Griffith and two years later, her brother Clay A. Griffith joined the family of entertainers.

  • Birthday

    Oct 19, 1965
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA

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