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Actor and fiction writer HARLEY JANE KOZAK was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, soon moving with her family to
Lincoln, where she began her acting career at the age of 5 in a UNL production of Dido and Aeneas.
She studied acting at NYU's School of the Arts (now Tisch School of the Arts). Her films include
Parenthood, Arachnophobia, The Favor, Sideout, The Taking of Beverly Hills,
Necessary Roughness, All I Want for Christmas, Magic in the Water, and Dark Planet.
Her television work includes Knightwatch,
Harts of the West, Bringing Up Jack, Charlie Grace, and You Wish. TV movies include
The Amy Fisher Story, So Proudly
We Hail, A Friend's Betrayal, Unforgiveable, Emma's Wish, The Android Affair, and Titanic,
the miniseries. Her stage
appearances include The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Seagull,
Twelfth Night, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Streetcar Named Desire, Love Letters, Man of the Moment, Lost in Yonkers,
and Born Yesterday.
She is the author of the mystery novels Dating Dead Men
a Mystery Guild featured selection (Editor's Pick for February),
and a Doubleday, Literary Guild and Book-of-the-Month Club selection
Dating Is Murder, and Dead Ex, her most recent novel.
She lives in California with her husband, three children, two dogs and a cat.