Birth Name: Donna Pescow
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
In 1977, Pescow landed a part in "Saturday Night Fever", a relatively low-budget NYC-set look at the disco craze that would go down in cinematic history. Employing the Brooklyn accent she worked hard to shake at AADA and gaining some weight to play the forthright but insecure dance partner who is dumped by Travolta's Tony Manero in favor of Karen Lynn Gorney's Stephanie, Pescow brought a mixture of vulnerability and dignity to the self-humiliating Annette, humanizing the character while winning the sympathy of the audience and nods from critics. Now famous for her work in "Saturday Night Fever", Pescow became a hot commodity on the small screen, and soon landed her own sitcom, the ABC series...
One sung Hero
1986-05-30 Jake Speed
1977-12-16 Saturday Night Fever