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P. J. Soles is a Actor American born on 17 july 1950 at Frankfurt (German)

P. J. Soles

P. J. Soles
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Birth name Pamela Jayne Hardon
Nationality USA
Birth 17 july 1950 (73 years) at Frankfurt (German)

P.J. Soles (born Pamela Jayne Hardon; July 17, 1953) 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.


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. She and Soles got divorced, but she decided to retain her name as P.J. Soles. She was later married to actor Dennis Quaid from 1978 to early 1983. Her third marriage was to Skip Holm, who was the stunt pilot on The Right Stuff (1983). They have a son named Sky (born in 1983) and a daughter named Ashley (born in 1988). She and Holm were divorced in 1998.

Soles is the subject of the song Sweet Pamela Jayne by English rock band The Breakdowns, from their 2014 album Rock 'n' Roller Skates. The song references the film Rock 'n' Roll High School in its lyrics.

Best films

Stripes (1981)

Usually with

Joe Dante
Joe Dante
(2 films)
Debra Hill
Debra Hill
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of P. J. Soles (33 films)

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Halloween Kills
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Horror, Crime, Slasher
Themes Films about families, Serial killer films
Actors Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Nick Castle, Anthony Michael Hall, Thomas Mann
Roles Lynda
Rating55% 2.7620752.7620752.7620752.7620752.762075
Après les évènements de Halloween, Michael Myers, qui a survécu à l'incendie de la maison de Laurie Strode, est de retour.
Halloween (2018)
, 1h46
Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime, Slasher
Themes Films about families, Serial killer films
Actors Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle, Virginia Gardner
Roles Teacher (voice)
Rating65% 3.2506653.2506653.2506653.2506653.250665
Une équipe de podcasteurs britanniques se rend aux États-Unis pour réaliser un reportage sur le massacre perpétré par le psychopathe Michael Myers lors de la nuit d'Halloween en 1978. Le reportage prend soudain une tournure macabre lorsque Myers parvient à s'évader lors d'un transfert vers un nouvel asile psychiatrique. Sa seule préoccupation est de se venger de Laurie Strode, la survivante du massacre. Après le traumatisme qu'elle a vécu il y a quarante ans, Laurie se prépare au retour de Michael Myers, négligeant ainsi sa fille, Karen, et sa petite-fille, Allyson, dans le but d'affronter une ultime fois le désormais célèbre tueur d'Halloween.
The Butterfly Room
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Barbara Steele, Ellery Sprayberry, Heather Langenkamp, Ray Wise, Erica Leerhsen, Camille Keaton
Roles Lauren
Rating54% 2.712582.712582.712582.712582.71258
Ann, a reclusive elegant lady, with an obsession for butterflies, is surprisingly befriended by the eerily beautiful young Alice. Using her seductive innocence, Alice establishes a disturbing mother daughter relationship with Ann. Lured into her twisted world, Ann soon discovers that she is not the only recipient of the girl's affections. Ann uncovers the truth; Alice takes advantage of lonely older women by using her childish and sweet demeanor in exchange for money. Enraged by Alice's facade and the other women partaking in a relationship with the young girl, Ann murders her mother as well as another woman who often gifted Alice nice things.
Prank (2008)
, 1h40
Directed by Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris, Heather Langenkamp
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Shaun Benson, Jennifer Blanc, J. C. Brandy, Abby Dalton, Coby Ryan McLaughlin, Danielle Harris
Roles Marianne
Rating49% 2.486052.486052.486052.486052.48605
Le film raconte trois courtes histoires d'horreur distinctes : En raison de problèmes financiers, seule la partie de Danielle Harris a été réalisée.
Alone in the Dark 2, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about video games, Films based on video games
Actors Rick Yune, Rachel Sarah Specter, Lance Henriksen, Bill Moseley, Ralf Moeller, Jason Connery
Roles Martha
Rating26% 1.3146251.3146251.3146251.3146251.314625
Former witch-hunter Abner Lundberg (Lance Henriksen) is forced to come back to fight his old nemesis, a century-old dangerous witch out on the prowl again. This time, Lundberg joins forces with Edward Carnby (Rick Yune), who attempt to track down the dangerous witch Elisabeth Dexter (Allison Lange).
Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy, 1h30
Directed by Jeff Burr
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Sports films, Robot films
Actors Mil Máscaras, Willard E. Pugh, Richard Lynch, P. J. Soles
Roles Self
Rating69% 3.464283.464283.464283.464283.46428
An Aztec mummy is resurrected in a ceremony in which the blood of a human sacrifice is dripped onto the mummified remains. The mummy possesses a scepter with a jewel that can be used to control people’s minds for purposes of world conquest. Mil Máscaras learns of the mummy’s plans and is determined to thwart him.
The Tooth Fairy, 1h29
Directed by Chuck Bowman
Origin USA
Genres Horror, Slasher
Actors Chandra West, Lochlyn Munro, P. J. Soles, Steve Bacic, Jesse Hutch, Nicole Muñoz
Roles Mrs. MacDonald
Rating44% 2.2097452.2097452.2097452.2097452.209745
When 12-year-old Pamela goes on vacation with her family to a bed and breakfast, the girl who lives next door tells her the "true story" of the Tooth Fairy: Many years earlier, the evil Tooth Fairy slaughtered a countless number of children to take their teeth, and now she has returned to kill Pamela and anyone else who gets in her way. The "tooth fairy" pursues the victims unrelentingly, which leads to a gruesome collection of events.
The Devil's Rejects, 1h49
Directed by Rob Zombie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Horror, Crime, Black comedy
Themes Medical-themed films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Serial killer films, Films about psychiatry, Road movies
Actors Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie, Ken Foree, Matthew McGrory, William Forsythe
Roles Susan
Rating66% 3.349943.349943.349943.349943.34994
On May 18, 1978, Texas Sheriff John Quincey Wydell and a large posse of State Troopers issue a Search and Destroy mission on the Firefly family for over 75 homicides and disappearances over the past several years. The family arms themselves and fire on the officers. Rufus is killed and Mother Firefly (Leslie Easterbrook) is taken into custody, while Otis and Baby escape. They steal a car, and after killing the driver, they go to Kahiki Palms, a run-down motel.
Jawbreaker (1999)
, 1h27
Directed by Darren Stein
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Horror, Crime, Black comedy
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Teen movie
Actors Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz, Judy Greer, Ethan Erickson, Carol Kane
Roles Mrs. Purr
Rating57% 2.855232.855232.855232.855232.85523
The "Flawless Four" are the most beautiful and popular girls in Reagan High School in Los Angeles. The clique consists of Courtney Shayne (Rose McGowan), Marcie Fox (Julie Benz), Julie Freeman (Rebecca Gayheart), and Elizabeth Purr (Charlotte Ayanna), the "Princess Di of Reagan High." Of the four, only Liz is genuinely kind-hearted to everybody regardless of their social rankings and loved by the entire school; Julie was popular because of her beauty and being best friends with Liz, while cold-blooded queen bee Courtney and her airheaded right-hand girl, Marcie, demanded respect through terror.
Uncle Sam
Uncle Sam (1996)
, 1h29
Directed by William Lustig
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, Films about domestic violence, Serial killer films, Films about disabilities, Political films
Actors P. J. Soles, Bo Hopkins, Isaac Hayes, Anne Tremko, William Smith, Robert Forster
Roles Madge Cronin
Rating45% 2.2591652.2591652.2591652.2591652.259165
In Kuwait, a military unit uncovers an American helicopter downed by friendly fire at least three years ago. As the wreckage is inspected, Master Sergeant Sam Harper, one of the burnt bodies within, springs to life and kills a sergeant and a major, and returns to an inert state after muttering, "Don't be afraid, it's only friendly fire!"
The Power Within, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Martial arts, Fantasy, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Karen Valentine, Keith Coogan, William Zabka, John O'Hurley, Gerald Okamura, P. J. Soles
Roles Mrs. Applegate
Rating51% 2.575452.575452.575452.575452.57545
Stan Dryer, an unsuccessful-at-life green-belt in karate teenager, is given an ancient ring by an old karate master whom Stan tried to save from impending doom.
Alienator (1990)
, 1h33
Directed by Fred Olen Ray
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Robot films
Actors Jan-Michael Vincent, John Phillip Law, Teagan Clive, Ross Hagen, P. J. Soles, Dyana Ortellí
Roles Tara
Rating32% 1.6157651.6157651.6157651.6157651.615765
Kol (Ross Hagen), an alien criminal, escapes from a spaceship into the woods of an American suburb. The commander (Jan-Michael Vincent) of the spaceship dispatches The Alienator (Teagan Clive) -- a deadly female gynoid, to capture Kol. He meets up with some teenagers as they are all running from fiery death at the hands of The Alienator. She relentlessly pursues Kol and the teens through a series of action sequences and low budget special effects. Kol must face the toughest decision of his life: kill or be killed.