Amy Holden Jones

Amy Holden Jones
Amy Holden Jones has worked her way through the barrels of low-budget filmmaking for Roger Corman to become an A-list screenwriter of studio productions and, occasionally, a director of mainstream fare as well. An art history major at Wellesley College, Jones studied film at nearby MIT. When her short "A Weekend Home" (1975) won an American Film Institute student award, one of the judges, Martin...

Rita Rudner

Rita Rudner
This wide-eyed brunette comic "speaks softly and carries a big shtick" through an act that combines shrewd observations about life and the world with a soubrette's voice and a demeanor that makes one want to help her across the street. Rita Rudner has conquered the stand-up stage and expanded into writing and performing in films produced by her husband, Martin Bergman.<p>An only child...