Anissa spent most of her childhood portraying the role of Buffy on Family Affair. At home, she had a rocky relationship with her mother, and later moved in with her father and his fianc. When he died, she moved back with her mother. When she became a teenager,…more
Brian Keith offered Anissa a role in his sitcom The Brian Keith Show, without having to audition, but she declined.
Anissa auditioned for the role of Regan in The Exorcist (1973), but lost out to Linda Blair.
Anissa's brother, Paul, died in 1984, also of a drug overdose.
Anissa Jones: I can read...except for a very big word we sometimes have. Like the word philosopher. Do you know what a philosopher is? Well...it's a man that thinks a lot, but doesn't do anything much about it.