Jennifer Grey is an American actress. She made her acting debut starring as Cathy Bennario in the film Reckless (1984). She soon gained worldwide recognition for her role as Jeanie Bueller in the teen comedy film Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), and earned critical acclaim for starring as Frances "Baby" Houseman in the romantic drama film Dirty Dancing (1987), for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. Her other feature films include Red Dawn (1984), The Cotton Club (1984), Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989), Bounce (2000), Redbelt (2008), The Wind Rises (2013), In Your Eyes (2014), Duck Duck Goose (2018), and Bittersweet Symphony (2019). Grey's television work first includes her appearances in the television films Murder in Mississippi as Rita Schwerner (1990), Criminal Justice as Liz Carter (1990), and If the Shoe Fits as Kelly Carter / Prudence (1990). She has subsequently starred as herself in the series It's Like, You Know... (1999–2001), won season eleven of the dancing competition series Dancing with the Stars (2010), and starred as Judy Meyers in the Prime Video comedy Red Oaks (2014–2017).