Judy Landers – Age, Career, Children, Net Worth

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Judy Landers

There is this ancient African saying that suggests that an old woman never gets old when it comes to the dance she knows how to dance. Judy Landers who is also known as Judy Hamburg is an American film and television actress actor who has been active in the film industry since the 1970s. She was popular for her blonde bombshell hairstyle. And no, do not mistake this Judy with Judy Garland for whom Rupert Goold made a movie for her in 2019 and for which Renée Zellweger won an Oscar for Best Actress.

Judy Landers: Age and background

Judy Landers is an American actress who was born Judy Hamburg in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States, on October 7, 1958, to the German film producer Ruth Landers (who owned and operated the “Landers Productions”). Judy Landers was raised in Rockland County, New York.

She studied at the famous American Academy of Dramatic Arts, then attended the Warren Robertson Dramatic training school before training at the Juilliard School of Music. Judy Landers is the younger sister of Audrey Landers(also an actress).

As of the time of writing this, Judy Landers is 62 years.

Judy Landers’s early career and growth in the film industry.

Judy Landers’ status as an accomplished actress is not one to be doubted. She appeared in a variety of films throughout her Hollywood career. Although she started on theatre stages as a student of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Judy Landers has tried her hand at serious dramas, she soon discovered (or someone did) her ability to play naive, innocent, or sometimes, even dimwitted characters, the blonde bombshell seems to have excelled more in comedies.

She worked in television in her early acting career as well, including parts on “Charlie’s Angels” (1976-1981) and “Fantasy Island” (1977-1984). She also appeared in the TV special “Battle of the Network Stars IX” (1980-81). Following that project, she appeared in the Robert Foxworth comedy “The Black Marble” (1980), “Hellhole” (1984), and “Doin’ Time” (1984) with Jeff Altman.

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During the 1970s and 1980s, Landers starred and made a guest appearance in many television series including, “The Love Boat” (1977), Happy Days (1977), Goldie and the Boxer (1978), Vegas 1978-1979), B.J and the Bears (1979), The Jeffersons (1979), “Buck Rogers in The 25th Century{” (1980), “The Fall Guy” (1982), “Madame’s Place” (1986), and “Murder She Wrote”(1987), etc.

She appeared in the original Knight Rider (1982) and later returned in 1985 also in two episodes of A-Team (1985) but as different characters with different storylines, between the year 1978 and 1981, Judy Landers appeared several times on Match Games. In the year 1985 she appeared in the film “Deadly Twins (1985), Stewardess School (1986), “Armed and Dangerous” (1986), Ghost Writer (1989), Dr. Alien (1989), Club Fed (1990), and “The Divine Enforcer” (1992).

Judy and her older sister Audrey Landers have appeared often in many projects, including collaborating with her on the children’s series “The Huggabug Club” (1995), produced for Public Broadcasting and also The Treehouse Club (1997). Together with their mother they own and operate the Landers Productions and produced the family film “Circus Island” (2006).

It wouldn’t be said that she hasn’t had a great run in the film industry for the past five decades or so. Well, you may say that and you would be wrong.

Marriage and children

In the year November 1987, Judy got married to former American Major League Baseball pitcher Thomas Edward Niedenfuer and the right-handed pitcher for Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team. Thomas Niedenfuer who is also known as Tom Niendenfuer was born in August 1959 which means he is full ten months younger than his wife which may not be a big deal today but might raise a couple of eyebrows in the 1980s.

Judy Landers and Tom Neindenfuer have two daughters: Lindsey, born July 3, 1989 and Kristy, born October 29, 1991. The couple now resides in Sarasota, Florida while their daughters are elsewhere pursuing their respective American Dream.

Judy Landers Net worth

How much is Judy Landers worth? you may ask. While this question might have kept you awake at night, you should understand that it is not the test of one’s achievement in the industry. As of the time of this research, it was found based on not-so-authoritative sources, the net worth of Judy Landers is reported to be $500,000 acquired from her years as an actress working in both television and films, and also as a producer.

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