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Jessica Hecht stars in "Breaking Bad" on AMC in the recurring role of Gretchen Schwartz.

On the big screen, Hecht was recently seen in Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar," starring Leonardo DiCaprio, and "The Sitter," starring Jonah Hill.

One of New York's most respected stage actors, Jessica Hecht recently starred with Scarlett Johansson and Liev Schreiber in Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge" and in the revival of Neil Simon's award-winning play "Brighton Beach Memoirs." Hecht's other Broadway credits include Arthur Miller's "After the Fall," Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" opposite Denzel Washington and the world premiere of the Tony Award winning "The Last Night of Ballyhoo."

On the silver screen, Hecht appeared in Doug Liman's "Fair Game," with Naomi Watts and Sean Penn, "The Winning Season," opposite Sam Rockwell, "My Soul to Take," directed by horror master Wes Craven, and Woody Allen's "Whatever Works" with Larry David. Other notable films include "Dan in Real Life" with Steve Carrell, "Starting out in the Evening" with Frank Langella, "Sideways" with Paul Giamatti, "The Forgotten" with Julianne Moore, and "The Grey Zone" directed by Tim Blake Nelson.

Hecht's television work is extensive and most recently includes recurring roles in HBO's "Bored to Death" and opposite Bryan Cranston in the Emmy-nominated AMC hit "Breaking Bad." Well known for her five season recurring role as Susan on NBC's "Friends," she starred with Jonathan Silverman in NBC's "The Single Guy" and with Joan Cusack in ABC's "What about Joan?" created by James Brooks. Equally adept in drama or comedy, Hecht's many memorable performances include appearances on "Nurse Jackie," "The Good Wife," "ER," "Law & Order," "Law & Order" SVU," "Homicide: Life on the Street," "Seinfeld" and the TV movie "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice" with Tom Selleck.

Her many off-Broadway starring roles include "Make Me" (Atlantic Theater), "The House in Town" (Lincoln Center) "Stop, Kiss" (The Public), "Lobster Alice" and "Plunge" (Playwrights Horizons), "Flesh and Blood" (N.Y. Theater Workshop) and "The Forth Sister" (Vineyard Theatre). She also has performed the past seven seasons at the world famous Williamstown Theatre Festival.




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JESSICA HECHT: FACTS

How tall is Jessica Hecht? How old is Jessica Hecht? Find out here.

Age: 51 years old
Birthday: June 28, 1965
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Jessica Anne Hecht
Birthplace: Princeton, NJ
Husband: Adam Bernstein





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