Moon Unit Zappa


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Moon Unit Zappa was born on September 28, 1967 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985), Normal Life (1990) and Love Always (1996). She was previously married to Paul Doucette. See full bio »

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Known For

National Lampoon's European Vacation Rusty's California Girl
(1985)
Normal Life Tess Harlow
(1990)
Love Always Mary Ellen
(1996)
Tenacious D Art Gallery Visitor
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018 Essere Amato (Short)
Beatrice
 2015 World Gone Water (Short)
Reader
 2013 High School USA! (TV Series)
Tracy / Tracey / Mrs. Lamber
- Rumsprinabreakers (2013) ... Tracey (voice, as Moon Zappa)
- Choices (2013) ... Tracy (voice, as Moon Zappa)
- Janitor Day (2013) ... Tracy (voice, as Moon Zappa)
- Adderall (2013) ... Tracy (voice, as Moon Zappa)
- Sexting (2013) ... Mrs. Lamber (as Moon Zappa)
 2011 Last Will
Belinda DeNovi
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Donna / Segment 5 - Auto Motives (True Love and False Hope)
 2010 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Kelly
- Push (2010) ... Kelly (as Moon Zappa)
 2007 Private Practice (TV Series)
Jenny
 2006 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Stacy
- How Lily Stole Christmas (2006) ... Stacy (as Moon Zappa)
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Haboos
- The Blind Date (2004) ... Haboos (as Moon Zappa)
 2000 Behind the Seams
Astric
 2000 Tenacious D (TV Series)
Art Gallery Visitor
- The Fan (2000) ... Art Gallery Visitor
 2000 The Giving Tree
Alex (as Moon Zappa)
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
Donna
 1998 Jack Frost
School Teacher (uncredited)
 1998 Anarchy TV
Katie (as Moon Zappa)
 1997 Party of Five (TV Series)
Merika
- Adjustments (1997) ... Merika (as Moon Zappa)
 1997 The Girl Gets Moe
Hostess Jillian
 1996 Love Always
Mary Ellen
 1996 Roseanne (TV Series)
Carol
- Pampered to a Pulp (1996) ... Carol
 1996 Clueless (TV Series)
Taki
- Do We with Bad Haircuts Not Feel? (1996) ... Taki (as Moon Zappa)
 1996 Murder One (TV Series)
Chris
- Chapter Seventeen (1996) ... Chris (as Moon Zappa)
 1996 Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills
Susie (as Moon Zappa)
 1994 Dark Side of Genius
Carrie
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini Series)
Judy
- Hungry Ghosts (1993) ... Judy (uncredited)
 1992 Little Sister
Venus
 1991 Dweezil Zappa: Vanity (Music Video)
Moon Unit Zappa
 1991 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series)
Janet Franey
- Wolf Pack (1991) ... Janet Franey
 1990 The Spirit of '76
Cheryl Dickman (as Moon Zappa)
 1990 Normal Life (TV Series)
Tess Harlow
- Critique (1990) ... Tess Harlow
- Transition (1990) ... Tess Harlow
- Freefall (1990) ... Tess Harlow
- And Baby Makes... (1990) ... Tess Harlow
- Prom? (1990) ... Tess Harlow
 1989 Heartstopper
Lenora Clayton (as Moon Zappa)
 1989 Listen to Me
Longnecker (as Moon Zappa)
 1988 Dweezil Zappa: My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama (Music Video short)
Moon Unit
 1987 Student Exchange (TV Movie)
Murphy the Biker
 1987 Heartbeat (Video)
Band Performer
 1986 Dweezil Zappa: Let's Talk About It (Music Video short)
Moon Unit Zappa
 1986 Fast Times (TV Series)
Barbara
- Secret Romance (1986) ... Barbara (as Moon Zappa)
- My New Best Friend (1986) ... Barbara (as Moon Zappa)
- My Brother the Car (1986) ... Barbara (as Moon Zappa)
- What Is Life? (1986) ... Barbara (as Moon Zappa)
- The Engagement (1986) ... Barbara (as Moon Zappa)
 1985 The Boys Next Door
Nancy
 1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation
Rusty's California Girl (as Moon Zappa)
 1985 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Sondra
- The Last Drive-In (1985) ... Sondra
 1983 Nightmares
Pamela (segment "The Bishop of Battle") (as Moon Zappa)
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Tami
- Speedway Fever (1982) ... Tami (as Moon Zappa)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Apppeared (as Bianca Jagger) in "Waiting For Studio 54", created by Laura Milligan. Los Angeles, CA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Moon | Moon Zappa

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Paul Doucette  (divorced)  (1 child)


Parents:

Frank Zappa | Gail Zappa

Relatives:

Dweezil Zappa (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Gag me with a spoon.

Trivia:

Got her middle name from the idea that her birth made parents Frank Zappa and Gail Zappa a "family unit". See more »

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