Some celebrities don’t believe in the fantasies and the fame that comes their way in the course of their chosen career; not because they don’t want to be prominent but as a result of their personal decisions. Amongst them is an actress par excellence and a silent achiever named Kerri Green. The star of in the 1985 comedy adventure The Goonies. Kerry has shown us that not every celebrity is chasing after stardom. She has committed herself to a more peaceful life rather than struggling to keep up with the limelight. The amazing actress has played prominent roles in several movies including Three For the Road, Blue Fame, and Lucas among others.
Who is Kerri Green?
Kerri Green is an amazing American actress, writer, and director, best known for her outstanding roles in movies including the adventure comedy movie The Goonies that was released in 1985. She was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey on January 14, 1967, and was raised in Woodcliff Lake where she attended Pascack Hills High School. Kerri developed a keen interest in acting at a very young age and on that note, she had to skip summer camp in order to participate in some film auditions that were organized in New York City at the time.
During one of her auditions, Kerri caught the attention of an American filmmaker named Steven Allan Spielberg who later offered her a minor role in the movie titled The Goonies in 1985. She played the role of a cheerleader named Andrea Carmichael who later turned into an adventurer. The Goonies was one of the top-grossing movies of 1985 and it recorded commercial success worldwide. Later on, she portrayed one of John Candy’s children in Summer Rental the same year.
Her Rise To Prominence
Kerri Green got her breakthrough in 1986, following her brilliant role in David Seltzer’s teen flick titled Lucas. She portrayed Maggie, a sixteen-year-old girl who was in the centre of a love triangle between Charlie Sheen and Corey Haim’s characters. The movie also featured other stars such as Courtney Thorne-Smith as well as Ally McBeal. The following year, Green starred in the road movie Three for the Road alongside Charlie Sheen and Alan Ruck. After the movie, Kerri Green disappeared from the television screens to further her education. She enrolled at the Vassar College in New York where she studied Fine Arts and graduated cum laude in 1993.
However, after her big break, Kerri Green made a comeback in 1993, playing the role of Rain in the movie Blue Flame, as well as, Tainted Blood. She made her direction debut for which she received wide acclaim in the movie titled Bellyfruit in 1999. The following year, she played Beth Wilkensen in the movie Complacent.
Asides from movies, Kerri also made several appearances in television series like Wonderful World of Color, ABC Afterschool Special, In the Heat of the Night, Mad About You, Café American, Murder, She Wrote, ER, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Where is She Now?
After Kerri left the screens, she started working behind the scenes as a writer, as well as, a director. She also co-founded the film production company called Independent Women Artists alongside Bonnie Dickenson in 1996. The amazing star still writes screenplays for Hollywood but hardly makes public appearances. She co-wrote and also directed the 1999 movie titled Bellyfruit. Green has not recorded any awards to her name and she is not active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Is She Married?
Wondering if Kerri Green is married or not? Well, the answer is yes, Green is a married woman and a mother of two. Being a very private person, Kerry has not shared any information regarding her marriage or her husband’s name. She got married in the early ‘90s, however, the wedding year and venue are also hidden from the public eye. The couple has two children, whose details are still under the shades. She is currently living a decent lifestyle with her husband and two children. They currently reside in Los Angeles, California, in the United States and there are no signs of a breakup yet. We wish her the very best in her future endeavours.