Cynthia Gibb Biography
At the age of fourteen, Cynthia Gibb landed in one of the top modeling agencies in New York, Eileen Ford Agency; thanks to her fresh-face and graceful personality. Within her fist year in Ford Agency, she already landed on the cover of the no less than Vouge, and Young Miss magazines. Cynthia's astonishing magazine photos are what paved the way for her acting career.
Woody Allen spotted Cynthia Gibb from one of her magazine photos which lead to her casting to a minor role in Stardust Memories in 1980. She switched from model to actress shortly after her film debut.
Cynthia Gibb appeared in the off-Broadway show Nathaniel before landing her daytime television role in Search for Tomorrow. In 1982, Miss Gibb played Holly Laird in the popular TV series the Fame. As the TV series aired, Cynthia also interspersed movie with her schedule. She starred as a hockey coach daughter and Rob Lowe's love interest in the movie Youngblood in 1986. Another movie she did while Fame was airing was Salvador also in 1986. This movie was about the real life of Jean Donovan who was murdered together with four nuns by an El Salvador death squad. Modern Girls and Malone were also the two movies she did while her TV series was still airing.
In 1984, Cynthia Gibb was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Drama Series. Miss Gibb was also nominated for the Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Mini Series.
Some of Cynthia Gibb's TV-movie films include the CBS's Dr. Sloan mysteries, Diagnosis of Murder, The House on Sycamore Street, and A Twist of the Knife. Cynthia also starred in ABC's show The Woman Who Loved Elvis together with Tom Arnold and Roseanne. In 1994, she appeared in Sin and Redemption and Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story. However, her most prominent role was in the TV version of the hit Broadway show the Gypsy wherein she played opposite role to Bette Midler.
Cynthia Gibb is married to Scott Kramer to whom she had three children.