November 3, 1964
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Marjean Holden (born November 3, 1964) is an American actress and producer.
Early life and education
Holden made her professional acting debut in 1987 in the feature film Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. She has guest-starred in JAG, Tales from the Crypt, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, La Femme Nikita, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Suddenly Susan, and The Steve Harvey Show. She was also featured in Steven Spielberg's The Lost World and Jan De Bont's Speed 2: Cruise Control, as well as other films including Philadelphia Experiment II as Jess after Courteney Cox bowed out of the role.
Holden is known for such television roles as Arina in the adventure series BeastMaster. Holden played a role as an Earthforce navigator on board the Excalibur, in the Babylon 5 movie Babylon 5: A Call to Arms. In the short-lived Babylon 5 spin-off television series Crusade she served as Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sarah Chambers on the same ship. She appeared as Sheeva in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, and starred as Jesse Gavin, an undercover cop specializing in martial arts alongside Cory Everson in Ballistic (1995).
Outside of the world of film and television, Holden has worked with combat veterans, and received an award from the Military Order of the Purple Heart in 1996 for "caring about combat-wounded veterans and veterans as a whole".
|1985||Click, TheThe Click||Voodoo Priestess (uncredited)|
|1989||Stripped to Kill II: Live Girls||Something Else|
|1989||Bill & Red's Excellent Adventure||Student Speaker|
|1989||Dr. Caligari||Patient in Bed|
|1990||Secret Agent OO Soul||Limousine Driver|
|1990||Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation||Jane||Video|
|1992||Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot||Stewardess|
|1993||Philadelphia Experiment II||Jess|
|1997||Lost World: Jurassic Park, TheThe Lost World: Jurassic Park||Screamer|
|1997||Mortal Kombat: Annihilation||Sheeva, Shao Kahn's minion|
|1998||Vampires||Female Master #6|
|2001||Ghosts of Mars||Young Woman|
|2003||George of the Jungle 2||Sally||Video|
|2012||Bring Me the Head of Lance Henriksen||Marjean||Post-production|
|1989||Different World, AA Different World||Nikki||Episode: "Great Expectations"|
|1990||Different World, AA Different World||Nikki||Episode: "Hillman Isn't Through with You Yet"|
|1990||So Proudly We Hail||Harvard Student||TV film|
|1990||Jake and the Fatman||Sarah Fox||Episode: "You Took Advantage of Me"|
|1992||True Colors||Tiffany||Episode: "Half a Man"|
|1993||Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, TheThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Shantay||Episode: "Bundle of Joy"|
|1993||Where I Live||Karen||Episode: "I Live Where?"|
|1993||Renegade||Lt. Sharon Miller / Tigress||Episodes: "Fighting Cage: Parts 1 & 2"|
|1994||Sinbad Show, TheThe Sinbad Show||Gillian||Episode: "The Dog Episode"|
|1994||Wings||Marjean||Episode: "Exclusively Yours"|
|1994||One Woman's Courage||Sandra Widdoes||TV film|
|1994||Tales from the Crypt||Andrea Johnson||Episode: "The Pit"|
|1995||Pointman||Shanda||Episode: "Everything in the World"|
|1995||Hangin' with Mr. Cooper||Doreen||Episode: "Hero"|
|1995||In the House||Rogina||Episode: "Birthday Presence"|
|1996||JAG||Lt. Sanford M.D.||Episode: "The Brotherhood"|
|1996||Suddenly Susan||Wendy||Episode: "Hoop Dreams"|
|1997||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Stolzoff||Episode: "Empok Nor"|
|1997||Pacific Blue||Biggs||Episode: "Only in America"|
|1998||Steve Harvey Show, TheThe Steve Harvey Show||Maxine||Episode: "Just My Imagination"|
|1999||Babylon 5: A Call to Arms||Earthforce Navigator||TV film|
|1999||La Femme Nikita||Aurora||Episode: "Hand to Hand"|
|1999||Crusade||Dr. Sarah Chambers||Main role (13 episodes)|
|2000-2002||BeastMaster||Arina||Recurring role (22 episodes)|
|2001||Code Red||Lt. Joyce Darwin||TV film|
|2009||ER||Elise Warner||Episode: "T-Minus-6"|
- "Starlet receives award in Prescott". 31 May 1996. p. 7a. Retrieved 13 April 2010.
- Nazzaro, Joe (2010). Easton, Jaclyn; Davis, Jason; Klassen, Brandon, eds. Crusade:Behind the scenes. Synthetic Worlds Ltd. pp. 63–74. ISBN 978-0-9795393-8-1.
- Kickler Kelber, Sarah (9 January 2001). "ABC's voyeuristic TV show 'The Mole' premieres tonight". The Baltimore Sun (Tribune Company). p. 4.E. Retrieved 13 April 2010.
- Holden, Stephen (13 November 1993). "Review/Film; Back to a Big 'What If?' in '43". The New York Times (The New York Times Company). Retrieved 13 April 2010.
- O'Malley, Kathy; Collin, Dorothy (28 December 1992). "O'Malley & Collin. INC.". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). p. 20. Retrieved 13 April 2010.
- Terrace, Vincent (2002). Crime fighting heroes of television: over 10,000 facts from 151 shows, 1949–2001. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. p. 27. ISBN 978-0-7864-1395-9.
- Reid, Craig D. (January 1998). "Robin Shou: Born in hong Kong, but made in America". Black Belt (Santa Clarita, California: Rainbow Publishing) 36 (1): 83. ISSN 0277-3066. Retrieved 14 April 2010.
- Marjean Holden's Home Page
- Marjean Holden 2009 interview
- Marjean Holden at the Internet Movie Database
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