Birth Name: Debrah Farentino
Birth Place: Lucas Valley, California, USA
Farentino's break into show business came relatively easily with "Capitol", on which she registered high degrees of popularity with the fans despite the show's weak ratings. When the soap opera was canceled, she shifted to primetime, playing Susan Smith, John Ritter's sometime love interest, during the first season of the ABC series "Hooperman" (1987-88). From 1990-91, she was eager prosecutor Julie Janovich, who agonized over the rights of the very sleazeballs she was putting behind bars, in the low-rated, but critically applauded ABC drama series "Equal Justice". Farentino returned to series TV as the head of a group who break away from the controlled environment and form "Earth 2" (NBC, 1...