Courtney Peldon

Courtney Peldon Biography

Courtney Peldon (born April 13, 1981) is an American television and film actress.

Personal life

Peldon was born in New York City, New York. Her younger sister Ashley Peldon is also an actress. Both she and Ashley became involved in the entertainment industry as child actors. Peldon graduated from Skidmore College where she majored in Abnormal psychology and minored in Film. She has started her own line of jewelry called "Charmed Jewelry".


Peldon is perhaps best known for her three seasons as Jonathan Taylor Thomas's on-screen girlfriend Lauren on Home Improvement, and for her three seasons on Boston Public. She has appeared in many roles on various television shows such as That '70s Show, Entourage, The Pretender, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Renegade and Nash Bridges to name a few.

She has also had roles in several films including Angel Heart with Robert De Niro and Mickey Rourke, Out on a Limb with Matthew Broderick, Little Giants, indie favorite Skin Walker, National Lampoon's Adam & Eve, Tobe Hooper's Mortuary, the Farrelly brothers' comedy Say It Isn't So, and most recently the science-fiction thriller InAlienable with Walter Koenig and Richard Hatch, the psychological thriller The Road to Hell with Michael Paré and she's slated to star in the new film 2001 Maniacs: Beverly Hellbillys alongside Robert Englund and her sister Ashley Peldon.

Peldon also starred on Broadway at the age of 8 in the Gershwin Theatre smash hit Meet Me in St. Louis for the show's entire run in the role of 'Tootie', originated by Margaret O'Brien in the Judy Garland film version.

Awards and nominations

She is a multiple and a nine years consecutive nominee and award winner of a Young Artist Award at the Young Artist Awards:

  • 1993 - Nominated for Best Young Actress in an Off-Primetime Series for Harry and the Hendersons (1991) and won for Best Young Actress Co-starring in a Motion Picture for Out on a Limb (1992).
  • 1994 - Won for Best Youth Actress Guest Starring in a Television Show for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993).
  • 1995 - Nominated for Best Performance: Young Actress in a TV Comedy Series for The Mommies (1993).
  • 1996 - Nominated for Best Performance by a Young Actress in TV Drama Series for Renegade (1992).
  • 1997 - Won for Best Performance in a TV Comedy by a Guest Starring Young Performer for Home Improvement (1991) tied with Seth Adkins for Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996).
  • 1998 - Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series by a Supporting Young Actress for Little Girls in Pretty Boxes (1997) (TV).
  • 1999 - Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series by a Guest Starring Young Actress for Home Improvement (1991).
  • 2000 - Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series by a Supporting Young Actress for Home Improvement (1991).
  • 2001 - Nominated for Best Performance in a TV Movie (Drama) by a Supporting Young Actress for The Princess & the Barrio Boy (2000) (TV).


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
1986 ' Lily Episode: "Family Affair"
1989 Adventures in Babysitting Sara Anderson TV pilot
1992 Out on a Limb Marci Campbell
1991-1993 Harry and the Hendersons Darcy Payne 26 episodes
1993 Civil Wars Episode: "Captain Kangaroo Court"
1993 Empty Nest Libby Episode: "Bye-Bye Baby... Hello: Part 2"
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Amy Valdez Episode: "Smart Kids"
1994 Little Giants Debbie O'Shea
1994-1995 ' Beth Booker 4 episodes
1995 Renegade Lisa St. John Episode: "Hit Man"
Episode: "An Uncle in the Business"
1995 ' Julia Episode: "The Way Things Never Were"
1995 Tom and Huck Townspeople
1996 Spider-Man Additional Voices Episode: "Sins of the Fathers Chapter 2"
Episode: "Sins of the Fathers Chapter 3"
1996 ABC Afterschool Special Megan Episode: "Me and My Hormones"
1996-1998 Home Improvement Lauren 7 episodes
1997 Little Girls in Pretty Boxes Katie Bryant TV movie
1997 ' Billie (uncredited)
1997 ' Donna Episode: "Teufelsnacht"
1998 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Farris Episode: "Valiant"
1998 ' Kaley Isaac Episode: "Bank"
1999 3rd Rock from the Sun Janine Episode: "Dick Solomon of the Indiana Solomons"
1999 ' Young Sherry Gaines TV movie
1999 ' Susie Miles TV movie
1999 Miss Supreme Queen Brittani Golden Short film
1999 ' Cindy Episode: "My Two Big Daddies"
2000 Nash Bridges Zoe Karros Episode: "Line of Sight"
2000 Wild Grizzly Terri Bradford TV movie
2000 ' Gilda TV movie
2001 Say It Isn't So Cher Falwell
2001 Special Unit 2 Megan Benson Episode: "The Depths"
2001 That '70s Show Katie Episode: "Hyde Gets the Girl"
2001 Undressed Angie TV series
2002 Raising Dad Alison 3 episodes
2002 Reality Check Charlolette
2003 Lost at Home Lori Episode: "Pilot"
2003-2004 Boston Public Becky Emerson 14 episodes
2004 Entourage Jane Episode: "Pilot"
2004 Skin Walker Candy
2005 Mortuary Tina
2005 National Lampoon's Adam & Eve Patty
2005-2006 W.I.T.C.H. Courtney Grumper (voice) 3 episodes
2006 ' Cuxi, Cuca & Curi (voice) 5 episodes
2008 InAlienable Dr. Amanda Mayfield
2008 Road to Hell Ashley
2010 L.A. Detectives Ann Favor Short film
2011 Jesus Sex Scandal Miriam Ben Hur Video short
2011 Freeloaders Amber Post-production
2012 Legacy Julie Webster Pre-production

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