Sprightly American actress Cynthia Gibb has been in a handful of films since her debut in Youngblood (86), but her celebrity rests primarily on her TV work. From 1983 to 1987, Gibb appeared as teenaged showbiz hopeful Holly Laird on the syndicated TV drama Fame. She essayed the title role in the made-for-TV biopic The Karen Carpenter Story (1987) and was also the recurring character Suzie Martin Wyatt on the enduring daytime drama Search for Tomorrow. In 1995, Cynthia Gibb was a regular on the Dabney Coleman sitcom Madman of the People.
Biography by Hal Erickson
- Began her career at age 14 as a model for with New York's Eileen Ford Agency.Was given her first acting job in Woody Allen's Stardust Memories (1980).Graduated high school with honors.Is a trained singer and vocal coach.Best known for her role as Susan Martin Wyatt Carter on the soap opera Search for Tomorrow and for her portrayal of Holly Laird on the NBC series Fame.