FORA.tv Speaker - Daphne Zuniga
Daphne Zuniga began her film career with Rob Reiner's The Sure Thing opposite John Cusack. Then she was cast opposite Lucille Ball in Ball's final performance Stone Pillow.
Daphne went on to star in feature films such as Mel Brooks' Spaceballs, Vision Quest, Gross Anatomy with Christine Lahti and Matthew Modine. Zuniga became familiar to millions of viewers as Jo Beth Reynolds on the hit series Melrose Place. Other credits include highly rated NBC miniseries' Pandora's Clock and Degree of Guilt, both based on best-selling novels, tv guest spots on Spin City, Stark Raving Mad, Eve and Law and Order, and recurring as Playboy Playmate Shelly Pierce on the NBC series, American Dreams.
Daphne was a founding board member of Earth Communications Office (ECO), an organization that harnesses the power of the environmental movement and the entertainment community. She is devoted to the conservation of our planet and "mercury awareness," having written articles for Oprah's O magazine and working with such organizations as the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) and Robert Kennedy Jr.'s Waterkeeper Alliance. Recently Daphne has focused her efforts on environmental problems in Hispanic communities, where childhood asthma is an epidemic.
01.22.07 | 00:59:38 min
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