Moon Unit Zappa
Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute
Writes and directs short film "Ugly"
Stars alongside brother Dweezil in "Normal Life" (CBS, 1990)
Appears on father's only Top 40 hit, "Valley Girl"
As well as appearing on several of her father's records, Zappa has also performed on Julie Brown's Trapped In The Body Of A White Girl, The Vandals' Fear Of A Punk Planet and Gumby's Gumby.
Zappa has written regularly for The New York Times and published a novel, America, The Beautiful, in 2001.
"Professionally, having a famous dad has been nightmarish - a total hindrance. Because there's an association with my family. People think I'm wacky and they already think that before I walk in the room." Zappa quoted on The Independent, May 17, 2004.