CLAUDIA Wells is best known as the actress who played the role of Jennifer Parker in the 1985 film Back to the Future.
In devastating circumstances her mother was sadly diagnosed with cancer and she decided to put her career on hold.
Claudia Wells made her film debut in the 1985 smash hit Back To The FutureCredit: Rex
The 80’s star might be looking to get back into showbiz as she’s taken on more roles in recent yearCredit: instagram
Before filming began for Back to the Future Part II in 1989, she told Universal Pictures that she would be unavailable to reprise her role in the franchise for the two planned sequels.
The star was subsequently replaced by Elisabeth Shue and she stepped back from showbiz to manage the clothing store, Armani Wells.
This is a role that she still holds today, although she did make a return to the art after a lengthy absence away from the camera.
She took on a small role in the independent science-fiction film, Alien Armageddon.
The actress also provided the voice of Jennifer Parker for Back to the Future: The Game.
Wells later revealed that her next project would be a horror film titled Room & Board.
In the beloved 1985 film, she played the girlfriend of Marty McFly, who was in turn played by Michael J Fox.
In another hint that she may be ready to make a huge showbiz comeback, she appeared on Virgin Radio with Leigh Francis, also known as Keith Lemon.
Taking to his own social media, the former Celebrity Juice personality posted a video compilation of the star sitting backstage and then talking in the studio.
She relaxed in the greenroom sporting her signature look with black rimmed glasses, combined with a bold pink lip and matching pink nails.
He captioned the post: “The wonderful @theclaudiawells AKA Jennifer Parker, Marty Mcfly’s girlfriend in Back to the Future came into see me at @virginradiouk yesterday!
“We laughed lot. Always a lovely fun time with Claudia. Have a great Wednesday. Wednesday?”
He added: “Shopping is on tonight on itv! 10pm #backtothefuture #shoppingwithkeithlemon”
She played the girlfriend of Marty McFly (played by Michael J Fox)Credit: Alamy
She appeared with Leigh Francis on his show on Virgin RadioCredit: instagram
Fans struggle to recognise Claudia after her break from actingCredit: Rex