Pepper Jay

TV Producer

Birthday May 12, 1949

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Los Angeles, CA

Age 74 years old

#5132 Most Popular


Actress, producer, teacher, author, volunteer, and founding member of the Actors Podcast Network, which consisted of Actors Reporter, Actors Entertainment, and Actors Radio.

Before Fame

She was a secondary and college public school teacher, teaching performance skills, physical education, Spanish, and law. She continued to have a Lifetime Teaching Credential with the State of California even after her career changed.


She was a practicing Federal Court litigation attorney for 30 years, specializing in Business Law and Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy. She is also the author of Dynamic Song Performance, the Singer's Bible, a how-to book which focuses on audience psychology.

Family Life

She had one son: Emmy-winning producer, director, and animator John Robert Palacio, who was previously with Good Morning America, ET, and The Insider prior to creating And Now Media with his wife, Emmy-winning television producer Luz Montez.

Associated With

Her grandma Lida's best friend was Sophie Tucker, who was nicknamed the last of the red hot mamas.


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