GREENWICH, Conn. -- Happy birthday to Greenwich’s Heather Anne Thomas!
Thomas, who grew up in Greenwich, turns 57 on Monday. The actress, screenwriter, author and political activist was born Sept. 8, 1957, in Greenwich.
Thomas started acting at age 14, when she was one of the hosts of a series on NBC called "Talking With A Giant," where she interviewed celebrities.
In 1978, she began acting in small television roles and appeared in the series "Co-Ed Fever."
She played the role of Jody Banks in Lee Majors' "The Fall Guy" television series from 1981 to 1986.
She appeared in several movies but quit acting in 1998. Thomas appeared on numerous pin-up posters during the 1980s.
Following her acting career, she wrote a screenplay called "School Slut" and sold it to Touchstone Pictures .
In April 2008, her first novel, "Trophies," was published by William Morrow.
Thomas and her husband host a monthly fundraising breakfast gathering at their home in Santa Monica, Calif., for progressive causes, which has become known in Washington as the L.A. Cafe.
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