|JANET WOOD: As an award winning actress, Ms. Wood has accumulated a long list of credits in film, television and stage over the years. She recently filmed a pilot presentation with Meredith Baxter and completed a film, “Girl Meets Boy,” starring with Ben Savage, Jake Busey and Richard Riehle.|
Television credits include “Monk,” “Six Feet Under” on HBO, “Charmed,” “Melrose Place,” “Three’s Company,” as well as 30 other television shows and Movies of the Week. She appeared as a contract player on “Days of our Lives” as well as “Young and the Restless,” where she originated the role of “April.” Janet became well known as “The Tomato Lady” in “Wonder Years.” Her film roles include “Nothing to Lose,” “Richie Rich, A Christmas Wish,” “Foul Play,” as well as 15 additional movies.
Janet has utilized her writing and producing skills in all three areas. She has been an innovator and one of the founding members of the Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre. She produced and starred in the production of Jane Anderson’s critically acclaimed play, The Baby Dance at the American Renegade Theater Company, a company that she also helped to originate. For her performance, Ms. Wood won the prestigious ADA award for “Best Lead Actress in a Drama.” She has also won several awards for her performances in shows such as “Company” and “The Lady in Question,” a one woman musical based on the life of Dorothy Parker. Janet performed in the play “Sweet Sue,” and played the role of Sister Mary Amnesia in the musical “Nunsense.” She loved working with Kevin Dobson in “Love Letters.” Other stage credits include “Best of Broadway,” (a musical review) and a new musical “Love Again.”
She is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, where she votes on the Blue Ribbon Panel for the Emmys. As a producer, Janet’s company P.S.70 Productions, Inc. is presently developing two television pilots.
She is madly in love with Dr. Jay Silverman, who happily enough, is her husband.
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