Lively, Robyn 1972–

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Lively, Robyn 1972–

(Robyn Elaine Lively)

PERSONAL

Full name, Robyn Elaine Lively; born February 7, 1972, in Powder Springs, GA; daughter of Ernie (an actor and acting teacher) and Elaine (a model); sister of Eric and Jason Lively (both actors) and Lori Lively (an actress); married Bart Johnson (an actor), September 25, 1999. Education: Attended the American Academy of Performing Arts.

Addresses:

Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Career:

Actress. Appeared in advertisements.

Awards, Honors:

Young Artist Award nominations, best young actress in a new television series, 1984, for Boone, best young guest actress in a television series, 1985, for Knight Rider, exceptional performance by a young actress starring in a feature film—comedy or drama, 1987, for Wildcats, and best young actress starring in a motion picture, 1990, for Teen Witch, all from the Young Artist Foundation; Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding performer in a children's special, 1991, for "The Less Than Perfect Daughter," ABC Afterschool Specials.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Amanda, Boone, NBC, 1983-84.

(As Robyn Elaine Lively) Cindy, Teen Angel Returns, beginning 1990.

Lana Budding Milford, Twin Peaks (also known as Northwest Passage), ABC, 1990-91.

Nurse Michele Faber, Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1990-93.

Molly Flynn, Freshman Dorm, CBS, 1992.

Jill Clemons, Against the Grain, NBC, 1993-94.

Nurse Maggie Atkisson, Chicago Hope, CBS, 1994-95.

Lane McKenzie Collins, Savannah, The WB, 1996-97.

Casey Wagonman, George & Leo, CBS, 1997-98.

Some sources cite an appearance in Still the Beaver (also known as The New Leave It to Beaver), Disney Channel, 1985-86, TBS, 1986-89.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sharon Bergen, Summer of My German Soldier, NBC, 1978.

Stevie Gerber, "Fuzz Bucket" (also known as "Fuzz-bucket"), The Disney Sunday Movie (also known as Disneyland, Disneylandia, Disney's Wonderful World, The Magical World of Disney, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Presents, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, and The Wonderful World of Disney), ABC, 1986.

Becky Carson, Not Quite Human, Disney Channel, 1987.

Becky Carson, Not Quite Human II, Disney Channel, 1989.

Franny Payton, Crazy from the Heart, TNT, 1991.

Holly Mattison, In Sickness and in Health (also known as Hearts on Fire), CBS, 1992.

Wendy McBride, Precious Victims, CBS, 1993.

Laura Anders, Sam Churchill: Search for a Homeless Man (also known as The Churchill Files), 1999.

Claire Dreyer, "Santa Who?," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 2000.

Andrea "Andie" Chase, Another Pretty Face, PAX TV, 2002.

Madeline, Mystery Woman: Snapshot, The Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Carla, Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board, Disney Channel, 2007.

Appeared as Nancy Stratemeyer in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones—Spring Break Adventure (re-edited episodes of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles), USA Family Channel.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Melissa Harmon, "The Less Than Perfect Daughter," ABC Afterschool Specials, ABC, 1991.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Becky Phillips, "Race for Life," Knight Rider, NBC, 1984.

Beth McGovern, "Like Father, Like Son," Starman, ABC, 1986.

Kate, "Welcome to My Nightmare," Amazing Stories (also known as Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories"), NBC, 1986.

Helen Akerly, "Mike's P.O.V.," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Tracy Lee Summers, "G.A.G. Dance," Parker Lewis Can't Lose (also known as Parker Lewis), Fox, 1990.

Annie Wilkins, "Dr. Ruth—April 25, 1985," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993.

Nancy Stratemeyer, "Princeton, February 1916," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, 1993, episode re-edited with other episodes and broadcast as the television movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones—Spring Break Adventure, USA Family Channel.

Jenny Sloan, "Jenny Sloan," Early Edition, CBS, 1997.

Penelope Michaels (some sources cite role as Penelope Cranston), "How Long Has This Been Going On?," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1998.

Angela Schiff, "Field Trip," The X-Files, Fox, 1999.

Sophie Calloway, "Thinking of You; Mama's Soup Pot; The Letter," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX TV, 2000.

Himself, "Corey Haim," The E! True Hollywood Story (also known as Corey Haim: The E! True Hollywood Story and THS), E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Jodi, "The Greenhouse Effect," The District, CBS, 2002.

Amy, "Pandora's Trunk: Part 1," Crossing Jordan (also known as Untitled Tim Kring Project), NBC, 2003.

Erin, "A Speedy Recovery," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2003.

Grace, "Another Saturday Night," American Dreams (also known as Bandstand, Miss American Pie, and Our Generation), NBC, 2003.

Special agent Vivian Blackadder, "Ice Queen" and "Meltdown," both episodes of JAG, CBS, 2003, served as the pilot for the series Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as Naval CIS, Navy CIS, Navy NCIS, NCIS, and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS.

Connie, "Positive Results," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2004.

Grace, "Can't Hold On," American Dreams (also known as Bandstand, Miss American Pie, and Our Generation), NBC, 2004.

Sarah Myers, "Manhattan Manhunt," CSI: NY, CBS, 2005.

Miss Hudson, "Willy Ward," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2006.

Some sources cite appearances in other episodes of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Lisa, "Punky Finds a Home: Parts 2 & 3," Punky Brewster, NBC, 1984.

Molly Flynn, Freshman Dorm, CBS, 1992.

Special agent Vivian Blackadder, Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as Naval CIS, Navy CIS, Navy NCIS, NCIS, and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, broadcast as "Ice Queen" and "Meltdown," both episodes of JAG, CBS, 2003.

Film Appearances:

Alice Needham, Wildcats (also known as American Wildcats, First and Goal, Dzikie Koty, Femme de choc, Gatos salvajes, Tjejen som tog hem spelet, Uma gatinha boa de bola, and Villikissat), Columbia, 1985.

Jaki, The Best of Times, Universal, 1986.

Buckeye Thatcher (some sources cite Baby Lou), Buckeye and Blue, 1988.

Jessica Andrews, The Karate Kid, Part III, Columbia, 1989.

Louise Miller, Teen Witch, Trans World Entertainment, 1989.

Rachel Holfield, Dream a Little Dream 2, 1994.

Leanne, Simon Says, Dark Moon Pictures/Blue Cactus Pictures, 2006.

Dianne Burke, 7-10 Split, c. 2006.

Abbey, A Dance for Bethany, Raise the Bar Productions, 2007.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Nancy Stratemeyer, "Chapter 6: Spring Break Adventure," The Complete Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (re-edited versions of episodes of the television series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles), LucasFilm, 1999.

Video Games:

Fairy, Return to Zork, 1993.

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