Jennifer-Gatti
Jennifer Gatti | Biography

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  • Full Name Jennifer Gatti
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Manhattan, New York, USA
  • Birth Date Oct 04, 1968
  • Age 53 Years, 11 Months
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
  • Zodiac Sign Aquarius
  • Height 5 feet 10 inches
Dinah Morgan / Dinah Marler in the TV Soap Opera 'Guiding Light'

Jennifer Gatti | Biography

Played the role of Mrs. Deets in the TV series 'Vice Principals'

'Vice Principals' is a dark comedy television show that debuted on 17 July 2016. The show comprises two seasons, with the second season airing on 17 September 2017. The plot revolves around a father who wants to become a principal and competes against the popular vice principal. However, something happens that forces them to collaborate to save the day. Gatti played the role of Mrs. Deets for 11 episodes from 2016 to 2017. 


Jennifer Gatti is an actress well known for her role in the TV series Guiding Light as Dinah Morgan / Dinah Marler and in The Young and the Restless as Keesha Monroe.

Who is Jennifer Gatti?

Jennifer Gatti is an American actress born on 4 October 1968 in Manhattan, New York, USA. Unfortunately, her early life and educational details are not known.

Gatti's first cinematic role was in the video for Bon Jovi's popular song 'Runaway,' where he played the main character. However, she began her television career in the soap opera Search for Tomorrow in 1983. She portrayed the role of Angela Moreno in 219 episodes. 

The following year, she made a guest appearance in the music video Bon Jovi: Runaway. Then, in 1986, Gatti landed one of her most recognized roles, Dinah Morgan / Dinah Marler, in the second-longest-running television drama, Guiding Light. She played the character for ten episodes from 1986 to 1987.

In the coming years, she would feature in several notable TV series such as Full House (1990), Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series 1991), Dark Justice (1992), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1993), Star Trek: Voyager (1995), and many more.

Gatti is also known for portraying HIV-positive character Keesha Monroe on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless in 1996. However, she only appeared in one episode.

Since then, Gatti has starred in several other TV series such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2004), One Tree Hill (2006), Drop Dead Diva (2010-2013), Nashville (2016), Vice Principals (2016-2017), Swamp Thing (2019), and others.'

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Besides, Gatti's most recent appearance was in 2019, where she played the role of Meg in the short film Indolence.

She is a Fan of 'Star Trek' Series

She portrayed the role of Ba'el in the sixth season episodes' Birthright, Part I' and 'Birthright, Part II' of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Gatti later played Libby in the 'Non Sequitur' episode of Star Trek: Voyager's second season. Moreover, her former Star Trek outfit was auctioned off on eBay for the It's A Wrap! sale.

In addition to that, she is also a fan of the original Star Trek series. "I'm a big fan of the original Star Trek series, and I was a faithful viewer of TNG before playing Ba'el. When I booked the role, my Dad was so excited because he loved TNG and Picard was his absolute favorite character. I got to meet Patrick Stewart briefly while on set, and it was so thrilling to be a part of that show," she said in an interview with Star Trek in 2019.

Jennifer Gatti in Star Trek
Jennifer Gatti's character Ba'el in Star Trek (Photo: Instagram)

Played the Role of Mrs. Deets in the HBO Series' Vice Principals'

Vice Principals is a dark comedy television show that debuted on 17 July 2016. The show comprises two seasons, with the second season airing on 17 September 2017. HBO announced in July 2017 that season two of Vice Principals would be the last. The season finale aired on 12 November 2017.

The plot revolves around a father who wants to become a principal and competes against the popular vice principal. However, something happens that forces them to collaborate to save the day.

Gatti played the role of Mrs. Deets for 11 episodes from 2016 to 2017. She also talked about the show in an interview with Star Trek in 2019. She said, "I was only supposed to do a couple of episodes in the first season, but it turned into a much larger role, and I was grateful for that because I got to work with some really talented people."

She Had a SAG Contract With the Writer/Producer of 'Indolence'

Indolence is a seven-minute horror short 2019 movie directed by Aidan Weaver and written by Jennifer Trudrung.

The film follows Sarah, played by Sadie Grey Munroe, who wishes to stay in bed and be waited on for her 14th birthday, but her activities accidentally draw the attention of the demon Goddess of Sloth. Gatti played the role of the mom, Meg. 

She also talked about how she got cast in the show in an interview with Star Trek in 2019. She said, "There is a community of actors, filmmakers, and artists who live here (Asheville, NC, where she lives) and film projects in the area. Most of them are non-union projects, so I'm not able to be involved, but the writer/producer of this film did a SAG contract with me so I could be in it."

 

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