Heidi Swedberg was born on March 3, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is an actress, known for Galaxy Quest (1999), Hot Shots! (1991) and Dragonfly (2002). She has been married to Philip Holahan since 1994. They have two children.
Following graduation she moved to Kentucky, where she spent a year at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, following which she acted in her first film role, Norman Jewison’s 1989 In Country. She followed that with roles in the 1990 movies Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael and Kindergarten Cop and the 1991 movies Too Much Sun and the Jim Abrahams comedy spoof Hot Shots!
During this time, she also had guest roles in a number of television series, including Matlock, Thirtysomething, Quantum Leap, Brooklyn Bridge, Northern Exposure, Sisters, Roc and Touched by an Angel. The following year she took on the role of Susan Ross in 11 episodes of Seinfeld’s fourth season, 17 episodes of the seventh season and one episode of the ninth (via flashback in the ‘backward’ episode). She made a guest appearance in Wizards of Waverly Place as Jennifer Majorheely.
Swedberg was not in Seinfeld’s fifth season in 1994 but acted regularly in parts on other television shows, including Empty Nest, Murder, She Wrote, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Grace Under Fire.