Brynn Thayer Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Apr, 2019
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Date of Birth: 1949 , October-4
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
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American actress, Brynn Thayer made her acting debut in 1985 from an episode of the series One Life to Live. She is famous for her outstanding performances in the series Matlock as Leanne MacIntyre, and also as Jenny Wolek in the popular ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live. For the latter, she received a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1983), and Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Drama (1986).     

Early Life Of Brynn Thayer     

Brynn Thayer was born on 4th October 1949, in North Dallas, Texas to Margery Schwartz Thayer and William Paul Thayer. Her father was a former naval officer and business executive.

Regarding her nationality, Thayer is an American and belongs to white-American ethnicity. Further, she studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school.

Brynn Thayer’s Career

Brynn Thayer’s first on-screen credit came as Jenny Wolek in the popular American television series, One Life to Live for eight years, and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress.

In Addition, she got a lead role, Emilie Walker in American drama series, TV 101 from 1988 to 1989, before starring in several TV series such as Moonlighting, Tonight's the Night, Beverly Hills Buntz, Beverly Hills Buntz, and others.

From 1989 to 1990, Wolek appeared as Maggie Judd / Dr. Margaret Judd in the television medical drama, Island Son, starring Richard Chamberlain, Ray Bumatai, Kwan Hi Lim, and others. Further, she made her movie debut in the 1988 action film, Hero and the Terror.   


Likewise, Wolek appeared in Matlock, General Hospital, Pensacola: Wings of Gold, and Suits. After that, she had guest roles in the shows such as Moonlighting, Diagnosis: Murder, Murder, She Wrote, Without A Trace and How to Get Away With Murder.

Brynn Thayer’s Net Worth And Charity

Brynn Thayer has been active in the entertainment industry since 1978 and has been part of numerous television series and movies. Considering her career growth, Thayer's net worth can be expected in six digit figure.    

Likewise, Thayer has been part of several TV series, and the salary of TV actress ranges as per their working experiences and popularity among audiences which around $80k per year. 

Moreover, she also involved in charity work, as she co-founded the charitable organization ZazAngels to generate funds for researching amyotrophic lateral sclerosis along with Michael Zaslow and his wife Susan Hufford.      

Brynn Thayer’s Personal Life

Brynn Thayer has been married thrice in her life. She first married to Hugh Robertson on 30 January 1971, but after two years they divorced on 27 April 1973. 

Thayer then tied the knot to American actor, Gerald Anthony from November 1981-1983. As of now, she is in a marital relationship with David J. Steinberg. Their wedding took place in 1994. The couple has not welcomed any children together till the date.         

Body Measurement And Age

  • Height: Brynn stands tall at the height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.7 m
  • Age: As of 2019, she is at the age of 60. 

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