Jennifer Warren is an American actress and film director. She was born in the Greenwich Village section of New York City, the daughter of actress Paula Bauersmith and Dr. Barnet M. Warren, a dentist. Her uncle was Yiddish theatre actor and director Jacob Ben-Ami. Warren graduated from Elisabeth Irwin High School.
Warren married producer Roger Gimbel in 1976. They had 4 children, one of them, Barney, who is a writer and editor. Roger Gimbel died April 26, 2011.
Warren made her Broadway debut in 1972 in 6 Rms Riv Vu, for which she won a Theatre World Award. She appeared in the short-lived P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!. Warren's film credits include Slap Shot, Night Moves, Ice Castles and The Swap. She was listed as one of the twelve "Promising New Actors of 1975" in John Willis' Screen World, Volume 27. She also played a role in Steel Cowboy. Her television credits include guest roles on The Bob Newhart Show, Kojak, Cagney and Lacey, Hotel, Hooperman, and Murder, She Wrote, among others. She had a featured role as Dinah Caswell, a former model and mother of an aspiring model in the 1982 TV movie, Paper Dolls and the 1984 television series based on the movie.