Kay Lenz Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Nov, 2019
Facts of Kay Lenz
Date of Birth: 1953 , March-4
Age: 67 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
Name Kay Lenz
Birth Name Kay Ann Lenz
Father Ted Lenz
Mother Kay Miller Lenz
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Weight in KG 50
Married to David Cassidy
Education Ulysses S. Grant High School
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Kay Lenz is a film and television actress best known for winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress for her role in the NBC television drama series, Midnight Caller.

Lenz, who was previously married to late actor David Cassidy from April 1977 to December 1983, is currently single.

Born in Los Angeles, California

Kay Lenz was born as Kay Ann Lenz on March 4, 1953, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America, under the birth sign Pisces.

Her father, Ted Lenz, is a producer-commentator while her mother, Kay Miller Lenz, is a model-radio engineer mother.

She doesn't have a sister or brother. Lenz is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. As for her height, she is 5 feet 1 inch (1.54 m) tall and her weight is 50 KG (110 lbs).

As for her educational background, Lenz studied at Ulysses S. Grant High School in Los Angeles, California, from where she completed her graduation.

Acting Career: Won a Primetime Emmy Award for her role in Midnight Caller

Kay Lenz started her acting career as a child actress; she first appeared in three episodes of This Is the Life. She was only 14 years old at the time.

Later in 1967, she then appeared in an episode "Opie's Group" of the CBS comedy series, The Andy Griffith Show.

She has since made guest appearances in many television shows such as The Streets of San Francisco, Gunsmoke, McCloud, CannonMacGyver and Petrocelli.

In 1975, Lenz played a lead role in the action-drama film, White Line Fever. In the following year, she appeared in a  miniseries, Rich Man, Poor Man, which led her to be nominated for an Emmy Award. In 1977, she reprised her role for its sequel, Rich Man, Poor Man Book II.

In 1989, Lenz won an Emmy Award for her performance in the NBC television drama series, Midnight Caller.

As for her film credits, Lenz has appeared in Breezy, Fast-Walking, White Line Fever, Stripped to Kill, The Initiation of Sarah, Death Wish 4: The Crackdown, Falling from Grace and Moving Violation.

Estimated Net Worth of $3 Million

Being a renowned and successful film and television actress, Kay Lenz earns a substantial amount of money from her career.

According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Lenz has an estimated net worth of $3 million. As for her salary, the 66-year-old actress, as per the report, gets paid around $50 thousand per episode of a series.

Previously Married to Late Actor David Cassidy

Moving towards the personal life of Kay Lenz, as we mentioned earlier, Lenz was previously married to late actor David Cassidy.

The pair had tied the knot on April 3, 1977, but just after six years of marriage, the two called it quits and got a divorce on December 28, 1983.

CAPTION: Kay Lenz with ex-husband David Cassidy SOURCE: Pinterest

David had died on November 21, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and the cause of the death was reported as liver failure.

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