Fullerton College: A Pictorial History

Former Fullerton College psychology student Geri Jewel became successful as a stand-up comedienne and comedic actor in the 1980s. Most famous for her role on the Facts of Life from 1980 to 1984, Jewel was the first person with a disability—cerebral palsy—to have a regular role on a sitcom. She later had a recurring role on the television drama Deadwood from 2004 to 2008. She published her autobiography, I’m Walking as Fast as I Can, in 2011.