Penny Peyser

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Penny Peyser (born February 9, 1951 in Irvington , New York ) is an American actress , producer and director .


Peyser grew up in Boston and attended Emerson College there until 1973 . Her father, the politician Peter A. Peyser , was a member of Congress in the United States House of Representatives in the late 1970s and early 1980s .

Penny Peyser became known in the mid- 1980s through the portrayal of Cindy Fox in the US television series The Cases of Harry Fox and other leading roles in series such as Under the California Sun , the " Tony Randall Show " and in rich and poor . In the short series Die Blauen und die Grauen , Peyser played the role of Emma Geyser Bedell in 1982 . In addition, she has appeared in numerous guest roles in well-known television series such as Barnaby Jones , The Incredible Hulk , Knight Rider , The A-Team , A Colt Just in Case , MacGyver , NAM - Service in Vietnam , Back to the Past , LA Law - Star Lawyers, Tricks, Litigation, or Seeing A Heavenly Family .

In addition to her work for television, she appeared in the films Die Unbrechlichen , as a bride at the side of Peter Falk and Alan Arkin in Zwei in Teufels Küche and in A Rabbi in the Wild West . In the documentary she co-produced Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon , she conducted interviews with Clint Eastwood , Billy Crystal , Merv Griffin , Johnny Mandel , Dom DeLuise , Terry Gibbs , Chris Botti , Dave Frishberg and Tierney, among others Sutton . The documentary - for which she also wrote the script and directed the film - portrays the trumpet legend Jack Sheldon and shows new recordings of the jazz musician.

Peyser is married to well-known conservative radio host Doug McIntyre. She has a son from her previous marriage to actor James Carroll Jordan.

Filmography (selection)

  • 1976: The Untouchables ( All the President's Men )
  • 1978: Two in the Devil's Kitchen ( The In-Laws )
  • 1979: A Rabbi in the Wild West ( The Frisco Kid )
  • 2008: Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (documentary)

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