P.J. Soles

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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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Halloween Lynda
Carrie Norma
Stripes Stella
Private Benjamin Pvt. Wanda Winter


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  13 Girls (pre-production)
Medical Examiner
 2019 Hanukkah
Mrs. Horowitz
 2019 Killer Therapy
Dr. Emily Lewis
 2019 Candy Corn
Marcy Taylor
 2018/I Halloween
Teacher (as PJ Soles)
 2016 Grindsploitation
Dr. Ramone (segment "Arbor Day")
 2013 Chastity Bites
Lea's Mom (voice)
 2012 The Butterfly Room
 2012/I Eternal
 2011/II Beg
Eva Fox
 2008 Alone in the Dark 2 (Video)
 2008 Prank
 2008 Love in the Age of Fishsticks
God (voice)
 2006 Dead Calling
Valerie Redmond
 2006/I No Place Like Home
 2006 Ray of Sunshine
 2006 The Tooth Fairy (Video)
Mrs. MacDonald
 2005 Death by Engagement
Mrs. Starkington
 2005 The Devil's Rejects
 2005 Murder on the Yellow Brick Road
Hannah Gruber
 2002/II Silence (Short)
 2001 Kept
 2000 Mirror Mirror 4: Reflections
Annika's Mom
 2000 Blast
 1999 Jawbreaker
Mrs. Purr
 1997 Little Bigfoot
 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)
 1991 Soldier's Fortune
 1990 Alienator
 1989 B.O.R.N.
 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
 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)
- HX-1 (1984) ... Ellie
 1984 Cheers (TV Series)
- Rebound: Part 2 (1984) ... Julie
 1984 Listen to the City
 1983 Imps*
Young Lady (segment "Soda")
 1983 Sawyer and Finn (TV Movie)
Becky Thatcher
 1983 The Other Woman (TV Movie)
Mary Louise
 1982 Romance Theatre (TV Series)
- 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.
 1981 Stripes
 1980 Private Benjamin
Pvt. Wanda Winter
 1979 Breaking Away
Suzy (as Pamela Jayne Soles)
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School
Riff Randell
 1979 Old Boyfriends
 1978 Halloween
Lynda (as P J Soles)
 1978 Zuma Beach (TV Movie)
 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)
 1976 The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (TV Movie)
 1976 Carrie
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
- Upward Mobility (1976) ... Minnesota
 1975 Blood Bath
 1967 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (TV Series)
Unknown (1973)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

P J Soles | PJ Soles | Pamela Jayne Soles


5' 5" (1.65 m)


Skip Holm  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »


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Hardon, Nancy | Hardon II, Cornelis Johannes

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Personal Quote:

I'm still looking for that Quentin Tarantino, for what he did to John Travolta. That's part of why I wanted to produce - to give myself good parts. See more »


She wore a red baseball cap to her audition for the horror movie Carrie (1976), which director Brian De Palma loved. He told her to bring the cap with her when they started shooting. The first thing he said to her on the set was, "Did you bring your red baseball hat?" She ended up wearing that hat for the majority of the movie. See more »


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