Teri Garr

Successful, offbeat, blonde leading lady and supporting player, best known for her ditzy comedic roles, Teri Garr began her career as a background dancer in nine Elvis Presley musicals. She appeared on several TV variety shows including "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour" and "Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour". She made her screen acting debut in "Head,” a would-be psychedelic comedy scripted by Jack Nicholson and starring The Monkees. Garr first began to get noticed in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Conversation," as Gene Hackman's wife and for her portrayal of the curvaceous lab assistant in Mel Brooks' gothic romp "Young Frankenstein.” [+]