Robert Fuller’s wife, Jennifer Savidge also forges a career in the entertainment industry as an actress. She has been in the acting since the late 1970s and is best known for her role as Nurse Lusy Papandrao in the NBC medical drama series, “St. Elsewhere” (1982-1988).
Despite Jennifer’s contributions as an actress, she remains in the shadows of her husband is often linked to him. The pair have been together for over 2 decades since getting married in 2001.
Jennifer Savidge is a native of Alameda County, California
Jennifer Alyson Savidge is 71 years old at the moment. She was born on July 6, 1952, in Alameda County, California, USA.
Growing up in California, she was exposed to the vibrant and diverse world of entertainment that surrounded her and this would later ignite her interest in the industry. Her journey began with her formal education. She attended various schools in California, where she participated in various theater productions.
After completing her education, Savidge decided to pursue her passion for acting professionally and was coached by Milton Katselas, who helped shape her talent.
Robert Fuller’s wife also pursued a career in the entertainment industry
Jennifer Savidge also pursues a career in the entertainment industry as an actress which has been marked by her versatility, talent, and dedication. Her acting career kicked off in 1977 with small roles on Broadway and in regional theater productions. some of her roles include Hilda in “The Night of the Iguana” in 1976 and Lady of Verona in “Romeo and Juliet” in 1977.
She earned her breakout role in the early 1980s when she joined the cast of the NBC medical drama series, “St. Elsewhere”. From 1982 to 1988, she portrayed the compassionate and dedicated Nurse Lucy Papandrao, a character that resonated with viewers and garnered critical acclaim.
Following her success on “St. Elsewhere”, she continued to make her mark in television. Throughout the 1990s, she appeared in several television movies and guest-starred on popular shows such as L.A. Law, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Sisters, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Beverly Hills, 90210.
In addition to her television work, Jennifer also made notable contributions to the film industry. Her film credits include “Clifford” (1994), “Magic Kid” 2 (1994), “True Crime” (1996), “Evolution” (2001), “Searching for Sonny”(2011), and “Rudderless” (2014).
In recent years, Jennifer has continued to make an impact in the industry even though her husband, Robert Fuller retired from acting in 2001.
From 2000 to 2005, she had a recurring role as Commander Amy Helfman in the CBS procedural, “JAG” (1995). Her portrayal of the strong and authoritative character added depth and complexity to the show. In 2015, she played Ruth Taylor in the first season of the critically acclaimed ABC drama series, “American Crime”.
She juggled several jobs before her acting career kicked off
Like many other actors. Jennifer didn’t gain instant fame in the industry. She was mostly involved in theatre performances and had to engage in other jobs to sustain her livelihood.
In between her plays, she found other jobs including managing a restaurant and an art gallery.
Jennifer Savidge and Robert Fuller got married in 2001
Jennifer Savidge and Robert Fuller have been a couple for over 2 decades. However, the pair have not established information on how they met and when their relationship kicked off. Nonetheless, it’s possible that their careers in the entertainment industry brought them together.
Jenniffer and Robert would then tie the knot on May 19, 2001. Their wedding ceremony was held in Los Angeles and attended by close friends and family members. The couple has chosen to keep their personal life private, shielding it from the prying eyes of the media. As such not so much is known about them except that the couple moved out of Hollywood and began living in France in Dallas in 2004.
Before their union, Jennifer was previously married to Timothy Burns. However, details about their marriage are not known. In the same vein, Robert Fuller was first married to actress Patricia Lee Lyon. Their relationship lasted for over two decades from 1965 to 1982 and produced three children: Rob Fuller, Christine Fuller, and Patrick Fuller. Despite their eventual divorce, they remained dedicated parents to their children until Patti’s death a few years later.