Heather Thomas Biography
She started in show business at the age of fourteen (14) when she co-hosted Talking with a Giant. This was an NBC series where in teenage hosts will interview Hollywood celebrities. She studied at UCLA Film School to learn how to write and direct. She supported her studies through her income by being a celebrity until she graduated in 1980. After she graduated from that school, she was signed to play the role of Jodi in The Fall Guy. This role defined her career as an actress.
Heather Thomas was a hot and popular TV star in the 80s. She was seen showcasing her talent on various TV shows which include Co-ed Fever (1979) and The Fall Guy (1981). She also participated in several Battle of the Network Stars contests.
She made some films which include Zapped (1982), which influenced the readers of US magazine to vote her as the Favorite Female Newcomer; Ford: The Man and the Machine (1987), that gave her a Gemini nomination for Best Performance by a Supporting actress; Cyclone (1987); Red Blooded American Girl (1990) and Hidden Obsession (1992). She has also done a Kennedy themed movie where she played as Marilyn Monroe.
However, during the 90s, she hasnt been too active in the industry. She has mainly focused in hosting the show The Ultimate Challenge and doing several feature films. She has also written an approximate of 40 scripts in 1997 before she was able to sell one of them.
Heather Thomas married entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham on October 1992, with whom she had one child: daughter India Rose who was born on June 19, 2000. Brittenham has 2 kids from his previous marriage and Heather took them like her own children after their wedding. She and her husband would spend time alternately in their homes at Santa Monica and Jackson Hole in Myoming.