She is best known as the lead vocalist of the new wave/synthpop band Berlin. She joined Berlin in 1978 and temporarily left the group the following year to pursue an acting career. In 1981, she rejoined the group as the lead vocalist and soon forged her recording career in the band.
Her greatest success in Berlin was the top-selling 1986 single "Take My Breath Away", the love theme in the film Top Gun.
lieutenant reached the Number. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. She sang other popular songs, including "Sex (I"m A)", "The Metro", "You Don"t Know", "Number More Words" and "Masquerade".
Nunn acted in numerous television shows in the 1970s and "80s, including T.J. Hooker, Lou Grant and James at 15. She also unsuccessfully auditioned for the role of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
She appeared in the 1978 film Thank God lieutenant"s Friday.
In 1979, she played a part in the short-lived Columbia Broadcasting System television series, Time Express. In 1985, Nunn left Berlin and recorded the song "Dancing in Isolation" for the film Better Office Dead. lieutenant was produced by Rupert Hine.
In 1989, she performed a duet with Paul Carrack called "Romance", which was included on the soundtrack to the film Sing.
In 1991, she recorded and released a solo album entitled Moment of Truth, in association with Prince"s Paisley Park producer, David Z.
Nunn sang briefly in a rock band called Sin City, which played at The Martini Lounge (now known as The Larchmont) on May 14, 1996 and the (West Hollywood) House of Blues on December 29, 1996. Nunn obtained usage rights to the band name "Berlin" in 1996, and reformed that band with new members, who began recording and touring.
Berlin released two EPs (Fall Into Heaven and Fall Into Heaven 2) in 1999, followed by their first live album, Sacred and Profane in 2000. Voyeur hit shelves in 2002.
4Play (2005) contains original songs and cover versions of some of the band"s favorite songs.
In 2006, Nunn was a guest vocalist for Pamela Moore"s album, Stories from a Blue Room. In 2003, Berlin’s original lineup reunited, for the Video Hits One series "Bands Reunited". In 2008, Nunn contributed sex and dating advice to Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna"s book, Cherry Bomb.
Berlin released a live Digital Video Disc/Civil Defense in June 2009, which was recorded at The House of Blues.
Nunn sang across the United States on the 2009 Regeneration Tour, which also featured Martin Fry of American Broadcasting Company, Wang Chung, and Cutting Crew. In 2010, Nunn appeared as a guest judge on season 2 of RuPaul"s Drag Race, mentoring the contestants in a rock-themed singing challenge.
Berlin toured with INXS in the summer of 2011. Nunn co-hosts "Between the Sheets", a popular podcast on webcast media station Hottalkla.com.
In January 2012, Nunn debuted her radio show on KCSN-FM. lieutenant features interviews and live performances.
In September 2013 Nunn and Berlin released their "electronic and especially dance-oriented" album Animal. Personal life
Nunn is married to attorney Paul Spear. One of the stepsons is a medic in the United States Army.
The family has lived in Santa Rosa Valley, California since 2012.
Nunn is a vegan, formerly a vegetarian, since the age of 19.