Jana Marie HuppJana Marie Hupp is an American actress native of Spokane, Washington, where she attended the Northwest School of the Arts and the Western Washington University, as well as performing on theater productions in Seattle. After moving to Los Angeles she made her feature film debut in Vision Quest, a drama with Mathew Modine and Linda Fiorentino. Other film roles for Jana Marie Hupp have been Splash, Too (a sequel to the 1984 comedy starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hanna), Barton Fink (a Coen brothers movie with john Turturro), Independence Day (starring Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum), and also TV movies such as Black Sheep and Smoke Jumpers.
On television, she is best known for the character of Nancy on ED, the wife of the title character's best friend. This show revolved around a New York lawyer who went back to his home town for a visit, and decided to stay and set up a law firm after buying a local bowling alley. Nancy was a sort of straight woman to the antics of Ed and her husband, which involved mostly ten dollar bets that would see one or both of them go through some awkward situation. In the show she had a daughter named Sarah.
Furthermore, she had parts on other television shows like Knots Landing, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Brooklyn South, Public Morals, Friends, Seinfeld, Providence, The Scarecrow and Mrs King, My Sister Sam, Hunter, China Beach, Empty Nest, Who's the Boss, CBS Summer Playhouse, Doctor Doctor, The Fanelli Boys, A Different World, Melrose Place, Camp Wilder, Wild Oats, Dave's World, All American Girl, Nash Bridges, The Drew Carey Show, Deeply Irresistible and 'Till Death. As can be gathered from this, Jana Marie Hupp has been quite a prolific actress during her career, which has spanned over two decades.