Actress Jennifer Salt made her first screen appearance in Midnight Cowboy (1969), a film co-scripted by her screenwriter father, Waldo Salt. Salt went on to play hippielike roles in such counterculture efforts as Hi, Mom (1969), The Revolutionary (1970), and Brewster McCloud (1972). She made a more mainstream appearance as Woody Allen's mortified blind date in Play It Again Sam (1972). From 1977 through 1980, Jennifer Salt was seen as Eunice Tate on the satirical TV serial Soap.
Biography by Hal Erickson
- Attended Sarah Lawrence College with Jill Clayburgh and Brian De Palma.
- In 1969, she earned the role of Crazy Annie in the movie Midnight Cowboy, which was written by her father, Waldo Salt.
- Lived with Margot Kidder in the early 1970s.
- Most recognized for her role as Eunice Tate on the TV series Soap.
- Retired from acting in the '90s and began scriptwriting for television.
- Worked as a staff writer for Nip/Tuck, which was created by Ryan Murphy, and later cowrote the script for Eat Pray Love (2010) with him.