Jennifer Crystal-Foley (born Jennifer Crystal; January 26, 1973) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Christie Parker in Once and Again and Rachel Taub on House.

Early life

Foley was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of actor/comedian Billy Crystal and Janice (née Goldfinger). She graduated from Northwestern University in 1994.

Personal life

Foley married her college boyfriend, Michael Foley, in September 2000.[1] They have one daughter, Ella Ryan Foley (born June 20, 2003).[2]

Her sister is producer Lindsay Crystal.



Year Title Role Notes
1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold Jogger
1995 Girl in the Cadillac Holiday Inn Salesgirl
1995 Losing Isaiah Park Nanny
1995 The American President Maria
1995 Dracula: Dead and Loving It Nurse
1996 The Making of a Hollywood Madam Shanna Fleiss
1997 35 Miles from Normal Madeleine
1997 Fathers' Day Rose
1997 Don King: Only in America Hank's Secretary
2001 61* Pat Maris
2002 A Midsummer Night's Rave Lily
2003 They Would Love You in France
2009 Bride Wars Additional Voices
2012 Parental Guidance Cassandra


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow Helen Crystal Plays her father's mother at the end of the stand-up special[3]
1991 Sessions Jennifer Crystal Six-part mini-series
1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 Deborah 3 episodes
1995 ER Reba Episode: "Home"
1996 Space: Above and Beyond Nurse Larlee Episode: "R & R"
1997 Arli$$ Lisa Levine Episode: "What Arliss Hath Joined Together"
1997 NYPD Blue Marlene Blevins Episode: "All's Well That Ends Well"
1997 Jenny Female Customer Episode: "A Girl's Gotta Live in the Real World"
1997 Caroline in the City Kathy Episode: "Caroline and the Used Car Salesman"
1998 Cupid Kathy Episode: "End of an Eros"
2000–2001 Once and Again Christie Parker 17 episodes
2002 The Practice Kelly Goss Episode: "M. Premie Unplugged"
2002 Touched by an Angel Gail Episode: "Hello, I Love You"
2002 Providence Krista Episode: "The Wedding Planner"
2004 Century City Mrs. Lazak Episode: "The Face was Familiar"
2005 Inconceivable Mommy Shopper Episode: "Face Your Demon Semen"
2008–2012 House Rachel Taub 17 episodes
2009 Eureka Tabitha Episode: "If You Build It..."
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jennifer Delaney Episode: "Lover's Lane"