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Marilu Henner ACTOR


Marilu Henner was born on April 6th, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois with the birth name Mary Lucy Denise Pudlowski.  Her mother, Loretta owned the Henner Dance School and so from the age of two, Marilu was taking dance lessons and by the time she was a teenager, she was helping teach at her mothers studio. After graduating from Madonna High School in Chicago she enrolled at the University of Chicago and began her involvement in school productions.
Henner also worked in the entertainment industry as a model and later toured with John Travolta in the musical, "Grease". Over the course of her career she has added a number of Broadway credits to her resume such as, "Over Here!", "Pal Joey", "Chicago", "Social Security" and "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife".
In the late 70's, she began adding film credits to her resume beginning with her debut in, "Between the Lines" (1977) followed by roles in such films as, "Bloodbrothers" (1978), "Hammett" (1982) and her break through role on the television series, "Taxi" (1978-1983).
As her career progressed she had now made quite a name for herself in Hollywood and more successful roles succeeded such as, "The Man Who Loved Women" (1983), "Johnny Dangerously" (1984), "Perfect" (1985), "LA Story" (1991), "Noises Off" (1992) and "Man on the Moon" (1999).

In addition to her film work she added more television series credits such as, "Evening Shade" the voice on "Batman" (1993-1995), "The Comeback", "Center of the Universe", "Living with Fran", "Party Down", "ER", "My Boys" and "Cybill".

Henner has married a total of three times during her lifetime. Her first husband was Frederic Forrest whom she wed in 1980 however by 1982, this marriage ended in divorce. Her second husband was Robert Lieberman whom she married in 1990 and they had two children together before their marriage ended in 2001. Her current husband is Michael Brown and they wed in 2006.

She remains working in the industry with her most recent appearances being on the television series, "Grey's Anatomy" (2011), "Unforgettable" (2011) and the film, "Vamps" (2012).

Marilu Henner is also a published author with over nine books about diet and health. Both her parents passed away around the age of fifty, encouraging Henner to live a healthier lifestyle.


2012 Hitched for the Holidays
2012 Vamps
2011 Unforgettable
2011 Grey's Anatomy
2011 Accidentally in Love
2010 The Fran Drescher Show
2010 Numb3rs
2009 Party Down
2009 ER
2008 My Boys
2008 The Governor's Wife
2008 Good Behavior
2005 The Comeback
2005 Gone But Not Forgotten
2005 Living with Fran
2005 Joint Custody
2004 Center of the Universe
2004 Andy Richter Controls the Universe
2004 Love Rules!
2002 Greg the Bunny
2002 Providence
2000 Enemies of Laughter
2000 Rocket's Red Glare
2000 Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel
2000 A Tale of Two Bunnies
1999 The Titanic Chronicles
1997-1998 The New Batman Adventures
1998 SubZero
1997 George & Leo
1996 Titanic
1996 For the Future: The Irvine Fertility Scandal
1996 My Son Is Innocent
1995 Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story
1995 Cybill
1993-1995 Batman
1990-1994 Evening Shade
1994 Chasers
1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
1992 Noises Off...
1992 The Legend of Prince Valiant
1991 Chains of Gold
1991 L.A. Story
1989 The Tracey Ullman Show
1988 Ladykillers
1988 Channel 99
1987 Grand Larceny
1986 Love with the Perfect Stranger
1986 Who's the Boss?
1985 Great Performances
1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1985 Perfect
1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody
1985 Stark
1984 Johnny Dangerously
1984 Cannonball Run II
1984 Mister Roberts
1983 The Man Who Loved Women
1978-1983 Taxi
1982 Hammett
1981 Dream House
1978 Bloodbrothers
1978 The Paper Chase
1977 Off Campus
1977 Between the Lines

Matinee Classics - Taxi starring Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza, J. Alan Thomas, Christopher Llody and Andy Kaufman

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