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P.J. Soles


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, ... See full bio »
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Known For

Halloween
Halloween Lynda van der Klok
(1978)
Carrie
Carrie Norma
(1976)
Stripes
Stripes Stella
(1981)
Rock 'n' Roll High School
(1979)

Filmography

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 2016 13 Girls (pre-production)
Medical Examiner
  William Froste (announced)
Polly Black
 2016 Grindsploitation
Dr. Ramone (segment "Arbor Day")
 2012 The Butterfly Room
Lauren
 2012/I Eternal
Lucinda
 2011/II Beg
Eva Fox
 2009 Imps*
Young Lady (segment "Soda")
 2008 Alone in the Dark II (Video)
Martha
 2008 Prank
Marianne
 2008 Love in the Age of Fishsticks
God (voice)
 2006 Dead Calling
Valerie Redmond
 2006/I No Place Like Home
P.J.
 2006 Ray of Sunshine
Mother
 2006 The Tooth Fairy (Video)
Mrs. MacDonald
 2005 Death by Engagement
Mrs. Starkington
 2005 Murder on the Yellow Brick Road
Hannah Gruber
 2003/II Silence (Short)
Jan
 2001 Kept
Celia
 2000 Mirror, Mirror IV: Reflection
Annika's Mom
 2000 Blast
Deputy
 1997 Little Bigfoot
Carolyn
 1996 Uncle Sam (Video)
Madge Cronin
 1995 Out There (TV Movie)
Religious Nut
 1995 The Power Within (Video)
Mrs. Applegate
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Evelyn Randall
- Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994) ... Evelyn Randall
 1994 Shake, Rattle and Rock! (TV Movie)
Evelyn Randall
 1993 Prize Fighter (Video Game)
June
 1991 Soldier's Fortune
Debra
 1990 Alienator
Tara
 1988 B.O.R.N.
Liz
 1988 Saigon Commandos
Jean Lassiter
 1986 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Ellen Whitby
- Out of the Woods (1986) ... Ellen Whitby
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Ellen Styner
- Something's Going on on This Train (1985) ... Ellen Styner
 1985 Sweet Dreams
Wanda
 1984 Innocent Prey
Cathy Wills
 1983-1984 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Martie Collins / 'Crazy Susan' Sackwell
- Our Fair City (1984) ... Martie Collins
- D.J., D.O.A. (1983) ... 'Crazy Susan' Sackwell
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Ellie
- HX-1 (1984) ... Ellie
 1984 Cheers (TV Series)
Julie
- Rebound: Part 2 (1984) ... Julie
 1984 Listen to the City
Sophia
 1983 Sawyer and Finn (TV Movie)
Becky Thatcher
 1983 The Other Woman (TV Movie)
Mary Louise
 1982 Romance Theatre (TV Series)
Cassie
- The Awakening of Cassie: Part 5 (1982) ... Cassie
- The Awakening of Cassie: Part 4 (1982) ... Cassie
- The Awakening of Cassie: Part 3 (1982) ... Cassie
- The Awakening of Cassie: Part 2 (1982) ... Cassie
- The Awakening of Cassie: Part 1 (1982) ... Cassie
 1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.
Sharlene
 1981 Stripes
Stella
 1979 Breaking Away
Suzy (as Pamela Jayne Soles)
 1979 Old Boyfriends
Sandy
 1978 Zuma Beach (TV Movie)
Nancy
 1978 Our Winning Season
Cindy Hawkins
 1977 Calling Doctor Storm, M. D. (TV Movie)
Sarah Baynes
 1977 Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1977 The Possessed (TV Movie)
Marty
 1976 Blood Bath
 1976 Carrie
Norma
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Minnesota
- Upward Mobility (1976) ... Minnesota
 1967 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (TV Series)
Unknown (1973)
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Alternate Names:

Pamela Jayne Soles

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Horror movies are all about getting your attention, you always have to be on guard. People love to be on the edge, there's nothing like a surprise. Our whole lives are built around surprises -- surprise birthday parties, surprises at restaurants. It keeps our lives from being boring. Also, it's the closet thing to watching a fantasy that you could never conceive of yourself, never dare to have. ... See more »

Trivia:

John Carpenter, wanted her for his film Halloween (1978) after seeing Carrie (1976). He wrote the part of Lynda especially for her because of the way she said the word "totally." See more »

Nickname:

"The Totally Girl" from Halloween

Star Sign:

Cancer

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