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Grace Jones (I)


Grammy-nominee and three-time Saturn Award-nominee, Grace Jones can claim a career in show business by birthright. Her grandfather (on her mother's side) was a musician who traveled with Nat 'King' Cole. She was born May 19, 1948 in Spanish Town, St Catherine - Jamaica, to Marjorie Jones (née Williams) and Reverend Robert W. Jones. Though she was ... See full bio »
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Known For

Pineapple Express
Pineapple Express Soundtrack
(2008)
Lord of War
Lord of War Soundtrack
(2005)
Pride
Pride Soundtrack
(2014)
Boomerang
Boomerang Strangé
(1992)

Filmography

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 2015 Deutschland 83 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Brandy Station (2015) ... (performer: "I've Seen That Face Before" - uncredited)
 2014/I Pride (performer: "Pull Up to the Bumper") / (writer: "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 2013 Hyundai Kabarett-Tage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Elke Winkens - Alles gelogen! (2013) ... (performer: "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)" - uncredited)
 2012 The Diamond Jubilee Concert (TV Special) (performer: "Slave To The Rhythm")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (performer: "Warm Leatherette")
 2010 Misfits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2010) ... (performer: "I've Seen That Face Before" - uncredited)
 2009 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Sorkin Notes (2009) ... (performer: "Nightclubbing" - uncredited)
 2008 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #33.7 (2008) ... (performer: "Pull up to the Bumper", "Love You to Life", "Williams' Blood")
 2008 Pineapple Express (performer: "Ring of Fire")
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2007 Go Go Tales (performer: "I've seen that face before" (Libertango), "I need a kiss", "I want my money", "Gimme more") / (writer: "I need a kiss", "I want my money")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2006 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Paris (2006) ... (performer: "I've Seen That Face Before" - uncredited)
 2005 Lord of War (performer: "La Vie en Rose" (1946))
 2003 Kingpin (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2003) ... (performer: "Walking in the Rain")
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Target (2002) ... (writer: "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 2002 Un paso adelante (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Camino a Lastres (2002) ... (performer: "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)")
 2001 Wolf Girl (TV Movie) (performer: "World of Wonders", "Two Sides To Every Story")
 2001 Further Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Love Is the Drug")
 2001 Save the Last Dance (performer: "Bad Boyz")
 2000 Lucky Numbers (performer: "Love Is The Drug")
 2000 Whatever It Takes (performer: "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 1999 I epithesi tou gigantiaiou mousaka (performer: "Do or Die")
 1999 Summer of Sam (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1999 200 Cigarettes (performer: "Love Is the Drug")
 1998 54 (performer: "I Need A Man")
 1998 The Avengers (performer: "STORM")
 1997 She's So Lovely (performer: "Hollywood Liar" (1986), "I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect for You)" (1986), "Party Girl" (1986)) / (writer: "Hollywood Liar" (1986), "I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect for You)" (1986), "Party Girl" (1986))
 1996 Sounds of the Eighties (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... (performer: "Slave to the Rhythm")
 1994 Ready to Wear (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1993) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- True Crime (1993) ... (performer: "Demolition Man") / (writer: "Demolition Man")
 1992 Toys (performer: "LET JOY AND INNOCENCE PREVAIL")
 1992 La petite amie d'Antonio (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7. (performer: "Evilmainya")
 1992 Boomerang ("7 Day Weekend") / (performer: "7 Day Weekend")
 1989 Worth Winning (performer: "The Fashion Show")
 1989 Tarzan in Manhattan (TV Movie) (performer: "Pull Up to the Bumper") / (writer: "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 1989 Beppie (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jaloezie (1989) ... (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1989 Rooftops (performer: "Bullet Proof Heart")
 1989 Kotia päin (performer: "Apple Stretching")
 1988 Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (TV Movie) (performer: "Little Drummer Boy")
 1988 Kriminalnyy talant (TV Movie) (performer: "I've Seen That Face Before")
 1988 Frantic (performer: "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)")
 1987 Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Nachtstreife (1987) ... (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
- Anruf in der Nacht (1987) ... (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Knock, Knock... Who's There? (1987) ... (performer: "The Fashion Show" - uncredited)
 1986 Vamp (performer: "Vamp") / (writer: "Vamp")
 1986 Raw Deal (performer: "I've seen that face before (Libertango)")
 1985 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.77 (1985) ... (performer: "Slave To The Rhythm" - uncredited)
 1985 Pumping Iron II: The Women (Documentary) (performer: "Feel Up") / (writer: "Feel Up")
 1982 Love Child (performer: "Walking in the Rain")
 1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 August 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Private Life")
  The Midnight Special (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1979) (writer - 1 episode, 1979)
- Episode #7.15 (1979) ... (performer: "Below the Belt", "Do or Die") / (writer: "Below the Belt")
 1976 Quelli della calibro 38 (performer: "I Still Get the Blues", "I'll Find My Way to You")
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Other Works:

CD: Grace Jones: Private Life - The Compass Point Sessions. (recordings from 1980-1982) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 4 Articles | 23 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on preparing for the role of Katrina in Vamp (1986)] I read "Interview With a Vampire", my character was based on that character in a sense, it wasn't taken from the book, but I did read that book in order to get the feeling of putting human feelings into it, and I guess I started smoking cigarettes as a habit, just to see what a habit feels like, because I haven't got any. See more »

Trivia:

She appeared on the Danish TV show Go' Aften Danmark (Good Evening Denmark), helping her old friend Sven-Ole Thorsen promote a new book of his. See more »

Trademark:

Bold intense facial structure. See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of Gay Discos

Star Sign:

Taurus

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