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|Fact||Her middle name is Kawehilani, means "the morning mist from heaven" in Hawaiian. Her father is a doctor of Danish descent and her mother is Hawaiian with distant English and French strains.|
Who is Maren Jensen and what happened to her?
Maren Kawehilani Jensen was born on 23 September 1956, in Glendale, California USA, so she is 61 years old and her zodiac sign is Virgo. Maren is best known as the actress who played Lieutenant Athena in “Battlestar Galactica”, and Martha Schmidt in “Deadly Blessing”. The actress hasn’t been active in the Hollywood business since 1984, however, she served as the production designer for “The Ace”. Speaking about her height, she is 170 centimeters tall (5ft 7 ins), but we have no further information regarding the rest of her body measurements. Judging from the photos available on the internet, she has an astonishing figure and certainly looked stunning back in the day.
So just how rich is Maren Jensen as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this actress has net worth of over $1 million, with her wealth being accumulated largely from her seven years-long career in the previously mentioned field. However, any further information regarding her assets, such as houses and cars hasn’t been disclosed.
Early Life and Education
Acting Career: The Beginning
Maren made her acting debut with the role of Maryann Dalton / Teri Turner in “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries” in 1978, and in the same year portrayed Lieutenant Athena in “Battlestar Galactica”, the movie, and would later on portray the same character in the television series of the same title. Working on the mentioned critically acclaimed movie, the actress had a chance to collaborate with actors such as Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene and Herbert Jefferson Jr., and thanks to the prominent role she played, Maren was able to gain recognition with the audience and make a name for herself.
Husband and Family
Jensen was in a relationship with singer-songwriter Don Henley for a long time, and in 1982 when he released his first album, it was dedicated to her; she is also credited for “Harmony Vocals” on the song “Johnny Can’t Read”, and in 1984 she made an appearance in his video for the song entitled “Not Enough Love in the World”. The couple were engaged at one point, but they separated shortly afterwards, however, she helped him establish The Walden Woods Project in the early ‘90s. Later on, she is reported to have married activist John Kugelberg, but their relationship apparently fell through as well. During the time they spent together, the media had little information on their personal life, as they tried to keep it behind closed doors. Reportedly, the actress resides in the New York metro area, but occasionally she lives in Los Angeles.
|1||Became one of the first people in Hollywood to suffer the debilitating effects of Epstein-Barr syndrome (in the 1980s). She has since recovered, but has left show business behind her. [December 2003]|
|2||Had a relationship with Eagles lead man Don Henley for a while back in the early '80s and was featured in his video for the song "Not Enough Love in the World" in 1985. She also sang backup vocals on his song, "Johnny Can't Read".|
|3||She is a middle child with a brother, Dana, who is five years older and a sister, Kathleen who is seven years younger than her.|
|4||Her middle name is Kawehilani, means "the morning mist from heaven" in Hawaiian. Her father is a doctor of Danish descent and her mother is Hawaiian with distant English and French strains.|
|5||She worked as a waitress, pizza maker, usherette and computer operator before becoming an actress.|
|7||She was a top fashion model before appearing on Battlestar Galactica (1978). She writes music, plays piano and roller skates in her spare time.|
|Deadly Blessing||1981||Martha Schmidt|
|The Love Boat||1979-1980||TV Series||Sharon Patrick / Suzanna Wells|
|Fantasy Island||1980||TV Series||Valerie|
|Beyond the Reef||1979||Diana|
|Battlestar Galactica||1978-1979||TV Series||Lieutenant Athena|
|Battlestar Galactica||1978||Lieutenant Athena|
|The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries||1978||TV Series||Maryann Dalton / Teri Turner|
|The Ace||2016||Short completed|
|The Alan Hamel Show||1979-1980||TV Series||Herself|
|The 5th Annual People's Choice Awards||1979||TV Special||Herself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Dramatic Television Show|
|The Mike Douglas Show||1978||TV Series||Herself - Actress|
|Battle of the Network Stars V||1978||TV Special||Herself - ABC Team|
|Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica'||2004||Video documentary||Lieutenant Athena (uncredited)|
|Working with the Daggit of 'Battlestar Galactica'||2004||Video documentary short||Lieutenant Athena (uncredited)|
|Mission Galactica: The Cylon Attack||1979||TV Movie||Lieutenant Athena|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia