Heather Thomas, born in Greenwich, Connecticut on September 8, 1957, is both an actress and also a screenwriter. She studied in UCLA?s Film School for three years, as she wanted to write and direct films. She first appeared in the television series Co-ed Fever as Sandi in 1981 and later as Jodi Banks in The Fall Guy, between 1981 and 1986. During this time period, she was also cast in the movie Zapped. Between 1987 and 1989, Thomas took on roles in several more movies, mostly made-for-television, including Cyclone, The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission, and Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney?s Place. At the end of this decade, Thomas decided to clean up and quit using cocaine. Moving into the 1990?s, drug-free, she did the film Red Blooded American Girl before added a TV mini series to her credits, Flair. She was married to Skip Brettenham in 1992 and after that, Thomas only appeared in another three movies, Hidden Obsession in 1993, Against the Law in 1997, and My Giant in 1998. She left the acting business after My Giant, had a daughter, India Rose, in 2000, and focused on screenwriting, which is what she continues to do to this day.