Tiffany Brissette Biography

(Actress)

Birthday: December 26, 1974 (Capricorn)

Born In: Paradise, California, United States

Tiffany Brissette is an American former child actress who was one of the most popular child actresses of the late 1980s. She is best known for playing the charming robotic character Vicki in the comedy sci-fi sitcom ‘Small Wonder.’ Her performance in the series earned her numerous Young Artist Award nominations for Best Young Actress. Born in Paradise, California, Tiffany Brissette first acted in the 1982 Italian-American miniseries ‘Marco Polo’. She was then featured as a guest in the series ‘Webster’ before making her breakthrough in ‘Small Wonder’ in 1985. She bid goodbye to the entertainment industry in the early 1990s and has not returned in over 25 years. As of 2007, Brissette had been serving as a nurse at Boulder Community Hospital in Colorado. A psychology graduate, she is also heavily involved with young adults as a counselor. In her free time, the former actress loves engaging in horseback riding.
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Quick Facts

Also Known As: Tiffany Michelle Brissette

Age: 47 Years, 47 Year Old Females

Former Child Actors American Women

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

Notable Alumni: Westmont College

U.S. State: California

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education: Westmont College

Career
Tiffany Brissette first appeared in the 1982 miniseries ‘Marco Polo’. That year, she also had a voice role in ‘A Woman Called Golda’, a made-for-television movie about the life of the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, Golda Meir. The following year, she played young Shirley in Jonathan Kaplan’s biographical film ‘Heart Like a Wheel’ which was based on the racing driver Shirley Muldowney. She then had an uncredited voice role in the TV movie ‘Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure’.
In 1985, Brissette was cast as Vicki the Robot in the comedy sci-fi sitcom ‘Small Wonder’. The series that aired till 1989 chronicles the adventures of the family of a robotics inventor/engineer who secretly develops a robot modeled after a human girl and tries to pass it off as his adopted daughter. Also in 1985, the actress featured in two episodes of the sitcom ‘Webster’. She next contributed to an episode titled "Love and the Doll" of the comedy series ‘New Love, American Style’. In 1987, Brissette lent her voice to the character of Safety Tips Officer in the animated series ‘The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin’. The following year, she made a guest appearance in an episode of ‘Fox's Fun House’.
From 1990 to 1991, she played Katie Rogan in ABC’s legal drama ‘Equal Justice’. Also starring George DiCenzo, Kathleen Lloyd, Cotter Smith, Sarah Jessica Parker and Sarah Jessica Parker, the series focused on the life of a district attorney in Pittsburgh. Despite earning critical acclaim, the drama garnered poor ratings throughout its run and was eventually cancelled after two seasons. During this time, Brissette also featured in the TV shows ‘Beanpole’ and ‘Parker Lewis Can't Lose’ and had a voice role in the direct-to-video ‘Why Christmas Trees Aren't Perfect’.
As a child, she also appeared in TV commercials for companies like Care Bears, IBM, Jell-O Puddin’ Pops, Kidco Toys, Florida Orange Juice, Beatrice Foods, etc.
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Family & Personal Life
Tiffany Brissette was born on December 26, 1974, in Paradise, California, USA. Following high school, she attended Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, and received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from there. As of 2007, the former actress was working as a nurse in Boulder Community Hospital in Colorado. She is an active member of the Variety Club Telethon through which she helps kids suffering from terminal illnesses.

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