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Rebecca Schaeffer (1967–1989)

Rebecca began modeling at the age of 16, going off to New York on her own to begin her career. Four months later, she found herself in Japan, modeling there. Eventually, she landed her role on My Sister Sam (1986), for which she is best known. In 1989, she became a spokesperson for Thursday's Child, a charity for at-risk teens. In April of that ... See full bio »

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 1990 The End of Innocence
Stephanie (18-25 years old)
 1988 Out of Time (TV Movie)
Pam Wallace
 1987 Radio Days
Communist's Daughter
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Miss Crowningshield
- Miscalculation (1986) ... Miss Crowningshield
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Annie Barnes (1985)
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 1987 CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
 1986 CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special)
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 2014 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 July 2014 (2014) ... Herself
 1996 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Rebecca Schaeffer (1996) ... Herself
 1993 Investigative Reports (TV Series)
- Stalkers: Assassins Among Us (1993) ... Herself

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Lived with costar Pam Dawber and Dawber's actor husband Mark Harmon in Los Angeles after landing the role of Patti Russell on My Sister Sam (1986). See more »

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