Jennifer Runyon at Texas Frightmare Weekend event in 2012. She appears as Peggy Stratton in the series pilot, "Genisis: Part I".
|Birth name:||Jennifer Victoria Runyon|
|Born:||April 1, 1960|
|Birthplace:||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Years active:||1981-1993 as actress|
|Appeared on:||Quantum Leap (TV series)|
|Character played:||Peggy Stratton in "Genesis: Part I" (Searis pilot)|
Life and CareerEdit
Jennifer is largely known for guest appearances or secondary characters in various sitcoms and dramas, as well as a couple of made-for-TV movies. Among her roles are Sally Frame on NBC-TV's Another World soap opera series (1981–1983), Gwendolyn Pierce on CBS-TV's Charles in Charge (1984–1985), and replacing an unavailable Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady for the A Very Brady Christmas holiday film special in 1988. Runyon also had a small part in Ghostbusters (1984) alongside Bill Murray and she starred in Up the Creek that same year.
Jennifer guest starred on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1991 In 1988, Jennifer played the lead in The In Crowd and was in the pilot of Quantum Leap. She also starred in the comedy 18 Again!. In 1990 she played a supporting role in the World War II parody film A Man Called Sarge, produced by the brother of Roger Corman, Gene Corman, father of her husband Todd Corman. Her last role was in the 1993 movie Carnosaur
Jennifer was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Chicago area radio disc jockey/personality Jim Runyon.Presently retired from acting and lives in San Clemente, CA, Jennifer's husband since 1991, Todd Corman, was the head coach of the Concordia University (Irvine, CA) women's basketball team from 2004 to March 2008 when he tendered his resignation. Jennifer currently serves as the Managing Editor of and a conference chairperson of Renewable Energy World NA and Solar Power Gen, which concentrates on exploring more efficient alternative home/business energy sources.