Kerri Green is an American actress, director, and a director who is famous for the portrayal of Andy Carmichael in the movie The Goonies. For the movie, she starred alongside the famous “Lord of the Rings”(Click to read about Sean Bean) actor Sean Astin. Looking at the work Green has been doing throughout the years, it does not look like she is in pursuit of stardom or even fame. She has been focusing more on her family and enjoys that aspect of her life more than being in the limelight.
Green has been in the Hollywood industry for a long time now and she has contributed a lot as an actor or a director. If you are into indie movies you probably remember the 1999 classic, Bellyfruits. The movie starred Michael Peña and was directed by Kerri. Let us now get to know more about this talented figure in Hollywood.
Caption: Kerri Green in an event at FOX.
Kerri Green: Early Life and Education
Kerri Lee Green was born on the 14th of January on 1967. The New Jerseyan grew up with her family in the city of Woodcliff Lake. Not a lot is known about her early years or her parents but we do know that the creative kid had an inclination towards acting from the very beginning.
Caption: A young Kerri Green.
For her education, Kerri joined Pascack Hills High Schools in Montvale. Later after graduating, Green enrolled at the Vassar College. From the institution, she was able to graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts.
Kerri Green: Career
Kerri was an artsy child from an early age. She always had a passion for acting and after getting a degree in Fine Arts she began pursuing a career in the very field. Kerri then started auditioning for smaller roles and was eventually discovered by Steven Allan Spielberg. Spielberg is a famous actor and a director who helped her get into the Richard Donner adventure/coming of age movie, ‘The Goonies.’
The movie was made on a relatively low budget of $1 million and was able to make some profit. This movie, however, aided in the fame of Kerri and gave her recognition among some of the most prominent names in Hollywood.
It was a breakthrough role for the young Kerri and this paved way for projects in the future. Green began turning heads of the casting directors and then made appearances for movies like Lucas, Three for the Road, Blue Flame, etc.
People were beginning to notice the talent of this young lady. She then began directing movies and boy was she good at it. She famously directed Bellyfruit, a 1999 cult movie and the work was critically acclaimed. You might also have noticed her work in series like ‘Mad About You’, ‘ABC Afterschool Special’, etc.
Kerri Green: Personal Life
Kerri has been very secretive about her personal life but we did some digging and have some information for you. She is a married woman and has been in this relationship since the early nineties. There is, however, very little, if at all information available regarding her spouse. But upon a closer look at things, we have found that Kerri is not as active on TV after settling down with her husband. Maybe she just wants to focus more on her personal life and her children.
Caption: KERRI GREEN & COREY HAIM LUCAS (1986).
Currently, Green is living in Nyack, New York with her two children and husband. She seems to be enjoying this life but we can’t wait to see her on the screens again.
Kerri Green: Net Worth
Green has been in the industry for decades and been an established name in Hollywood. This successful actress and director have been able to amass a net worth of $2 million. She began accumulating most of her earnings from a relatively early age and has much to offer to the industry. Here’s to hoping we will get to see more of Kerri Green in the future!