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Jean Sagal (born 9 October 1961) is an American television actress and director. In the 1980s, she co-starred with her twin-sister Liz Sagal in the 23-episode television series Double Trouble that ran from 1984-85, playing the original Allison Foster. She has since appeared on such shows as Picket Fences, Knots Landing, Quantum Leap and 21 Jump Street. She has directed episodes of Two and a Half Men, Mad TV, So Little Time and Just Shoot Me. Sagal and her twin sister also served for a time as the "Doublemint Twins" in the long-running ad campaign by Doublemint gum.[[|[1]]] Sagal is part of a family of entertainment industry professionals. She is the daughter of director Boris Sagal and the stepdaughter of Marge Champion. Her siblings, Katey Sagal, Joe Sagal and Liz Sagal, are all notable in the industry.

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FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Grease 2 Sorority Girl Starred with twin sister Liz Sagal

TelevisionEdit

Year Series Episode No., Title Role Notes
1984–1985 Double Trouble Series Regular - All Episodes Kate Foster Starred with twin sister Liz Sagal
1985 Simon & Simon 5x11, Facets Andrea Nyquist
1986 Highway to Heaven 2x23, Children's Children Sandy Clark
1986 Trapper John, M.D. 7x19, Elusive Butterfly Butterfly Series Finale
1987 Cagney & Lacey 6x21 & 6x22, Turn, Turn, Turn Linda Chandler 2 Episodes
1988 21 Jump Street 2x14, Chapel of Love Betty Sue Fitzgerald Sister Liz Sagal played Mary Lou Fitzgerald in episode
1989 Quantum Leap 2x04, What Price Gloria? Gloria Collins
1991 Knots Landing 13x10, Lost at Sea Amber
1992 Picket Fences 1x16, Nuclear Meltdowns; 1x17, Body Politics Elena Shannon 2 Episodes
1995 Pointman 1x11, Storm Warning Unknown Episode also stars Jenna Elfman

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  1. ^ Smith, Stacy Jenel (18 Dec. 2005). "Ask Stacy: Ex-nurse/sidekick moves on to find ‘bigger fish to fry’". http://www.cantonrep.com/index.php?ID=258878&Category=20. Retrieved 2009-09-11.

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