Jennifer Edwards

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Date of Birth March 25, 1957
Place of Birth California
Age 63 years old
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Jennifer Edwards is an American actress best known for playing the title role in the NBC made-for-television movie Heidi, which aired on November 17, 1968. Jennifer Edwards is the daughter of filmmaker Blake Edwards and Patricia Walker, and the stepdaughter of Julie Andrews.

About Jennifer Edwards

Star of the made-for-TV movie Heidi who became an unwitting accomplice to the uproar known as The Heidi Bowl.

Before Fame

Her film began precisely at 7pm on NBC, breaking off the last minute of a football game between the Jets and Raiders, with the Raiders staging an improbable comeback.

Achievement

After her film aired, Angry football fans flooded the NBC switchboards with complaints and overloaded the NYPD's elaborate phone system.

Family Life

She was the daughter of Pink Panther actor Blake Edwards, and stepdaughter of actress Julie Andrews.

Associations

Thirty-five years after the infamous incident, she met the Jets' former QB Joe Namath on a plane to New York; both described the meeting as pleasant.

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Latest information about Jennifer Edwards updated on September 20, 2020.

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