Who is Brynn Thayer?
Brynn Thayer is an American actress, who came to prominence with the role of Jenny Wolek in the TV drama series “One Life to Live” (1979-1986), then as Maggie Judd in the TV drama series “Island Son”, and most recently as Lily Specter in the TV crime-drama series “Suits” (2017-2019), among other roles she has had in her career.
Brynn Thayer Biography- Age, Childhood, and Education
Brynn Thayer was born on the 4th October 1949, in Dallas, Texas USA; she is the daughter of William Paul Thayer who was a US Navy officer, a business executive, and his wife Margery. Her father was also a Deputy Secretary of Defense during the Reagan Administration; he passed away in 2010.
Career Beginnings and Immediate Success
Brynn went to Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school, and her career started in the late ‘70s with the successful role of Jenny Wolek in the soap opera “One Life to Live”, remaining in the series for the next seven years, appeared in 51 episodes. She received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in the category for Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role in a Daytime Drama Series, and a Soap Opera Digest Award nomination in the category for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role in a Daytime Serial, however, the actual prize evaded her.
After her stint ended, she auditioning for other roles and before the ‘80s ended she featured in television movies “Tonight’s the Night”, and “Ghost of a Chance”, both in 1987. She finished the decade with minor roles in such films as the western “Dead or Alive” (1988), starring Kris Kristofferson, and the action crime-drama “Hero and the Terror” (1988), with Chuck Norris in the lead role. She started the new decade with the part of Leanne McIntyre in the highly popular TV series “Matlock” (1991-1994), while from 1997 to 1998 she featured as Col. Rebecca Hodges in the TV series “Pensacola: Wings of Gold”.
Decline in Popularity
With the start of the new millennium, Brynn’s popularity began declining, and she appeared mainly in guest roles in several popular TV series, such as “JAG” (2001), “Monk” (2005), and “Without a Trace” in 2008. Two years later, she was Margaret Bannen in the action-comedy film “The Bannen Way”, starring Mark Grantt, Vanessa Marcil, and Gabriel Tigerman.
Where is Brynn Thayer now? What is she doing?
Brynn is still active as an actress, and from 2010 onwards appeared in a few noteworthy roles. In 2013 she featured in Woody Allen’s Academy Award-winning drama film “Blue Jasmine”, starring Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin and Peter Sarsgaard.
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In 2027 she was selected to portray Lily Specter in the TV series “Suits”, and the following year she appeared in the crime thriller-drama film “Collusions”, with Tom Everett Scott, Steven Culp and Jamison Jones in the lead roles. In 2019 she was Deb Meyer in the comedy-drama film “Love & Debt”, co-starring with Tom Cavanagh and Bellamy Young, and most recently Brynn appeared in an episode of the TV series “9-1-1”, and as Sheriff Mary Talbot in the TV procedural crime-drama series “NCIS”.
Brynn Thayer Net Worth, Height, Weight, Appearance
Brynn is a successful actress, and so far she has displayed her talent in over 60 film and TV projects, all of which that have added to her wealth.
According to authoritative sources, Brynn Thayer’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million, as of early 2020.
Brynn Thayer stands at 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, weighs approximately 137lbs ~ 62kgs, and her vital statistics are 33-25-35ins, and bra size is 38B. She has brown hair and brown eyes.
Brynn Thayer Personal Life, Marriage, Children, Husband
Brynn Thayer has been married three times; her first husband was Hugh Robertson from 1971 until 1973 – they didn’t have children.
Brynn’s second marriage was to actor and her co-star from “One Life to Live”, Gerald Anthony, however, their marriage lasted only for two years, from 1981 until 1983, and they also didn’t have children either. Since 1994 she’s been married to writer and producer David Steinberg, again without having children. David is a successful producer and writer, and is best known to the world for his work on the TV series’ “Music Scene” (1969-1970), “Designing Women” (1992-1993), and the film “The Greatest Game Ever Played” (2005), among numerous other projects on which he’s worked. His most recent work is the TV series “Ca$h Cab” (2017).
Brynn is the co-founder of the charitable organization ZazAngels with actor Michael Zaslow and his wife, Susan Hufford. The main focus of the organization is raising funds for ALS research. Zaslow passed away from complications of ALS in December 1998.
Brynn Thayer News
Living a lavish and successful life can bring a few journalists to your place; back in 2009 Brynn and David sold their house in Pacific Palisades for around $3 million, which became a popular story in the LA Times. Most recently, Brynn entered the news because of the popularity of the series “Suits”