Claim to Fame
Rock `n` Roll High School, Private Benjamin
Actor/Actress, Camera and Electrical Department, Producer
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Profile Bio Text
P.J. (Pamela Jayne) Soles was born on July 17, 1950, in Frankfurt, Germany. Her father came from Holland and her mother from New Jersey. Because her father was working for an international insurance company, the family moved all over the world. P.J. lived in Casablanca, Morocco, and Maracaibo, Venezuela, where she learned to speak fluent Spanish, and then Brussels, Belgium, where she went to high school at the International School of Brussels. When she was at Briarcliff College, she wanted to become the first woman ambassador to the Soviet Union. This career goal changed when she visited the Actors` Studio in New York City. She moved to Manhattan and began acting in commercials and modeling for fashion magazines. She was married to J. Steven Soles during her years in New York, but then made the move to Los Angeles to work in TV and movies. At this time, she and Soles` got divorced, but she decided to keep her name as P.J. Soles. She was among the hundreds of actors auditioning for Brian De Palma and George Lucas in their joint casting session for Carrie (1976) and Star Wars (1977). After "Carrie", she went to Georgia to film Our Winning Season (1978) and met actor Dennis Quaid. They were married in 1978 in Texas on a dude ranch.
P.J. starred in Rock `n` Roll High School (1979) with Ramones. Next she filmed Private Benjamin (1980) and then Stripes (1981). She and Quaid were divorced in 1983. P.J. continued doing numerous television and film roles, and then married Skip Holm, who was the stunt pilot on The Right Stuff (1983). They have a son named Skye (born in 1983) and a daughter named Ashley (born in 1988). She and Skip were divorced in 1998.
Couple Profile Source
International School of Brussels, Belgium
Briarcliff College, Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA
Full Name at Birth
Pamela Jayne Hardon
P.J. Soles (born Pamela Jayne Hardon; July 17, 1950) is an American film and television actress, known for her roles as Lynda van der Klok in Halloween, Riff Randell in Rock 'n' Roll High School, Norma Watson in Carrie and Bill Murray's military girlfriend Stella in Stripes.
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Camera Department, Composer
Indian Hills High School, Oakland, NJ Oakland, New Jersey
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
TV commercial for Kentucky Fried Chicken, TV commercial for Coca-Cola, (1976) TV Commercial for Soft & Dri deodorant, (1977) TV commercial for Carefree Panty Shields
www.nndb.com/people/703/000131310/, www.pjsoles.com/, www.facebook.com/pj.soles.3, twitter.com/pjsolestotally
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