December 23, 1968|
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
|Alma mater||Point Park University|
Angela Jones (born December 23, 1968) is an American actress. She was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania then raised in Jeannette, Pennsylvania where she graduated in 1986. Both towns are located approximately 25 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. She is a graduate of Point Park College in Pittsburgh.
While attending graduate school at the Oslo Conservatory of Performing Arts in Sarasota, Florida, Jones was cast in the short film Curdled (1991), directed by Reb Braddock. Quentin Tarantino was impressed with Jones' performance and created the role of Esmeralda Villalobos for her in Pulp Fiction, inspired by her earlier role. Tarantino then executive produced a 1996 remake of Curdled, again starring Jones.
In rock musician Slash's 2007 biography Slash, it was mentioned that while recording the soundtrack for the film Curdled, he had a huge crush on her and the two had a short-lived relationship. Jones was the inspiration for Slash's song "Obsession Confession" that he wrote for the Curdled soundtrack, with Slash stating that he and his band were fascinated by her after seeing her in Pulp Fiction.
- Curdled (1991, short film) .... Gabriela Ponce
- Strapped (1993) .... Woman at Clinic
- Pulp Fiction (1994) .... Esmeralda Villa Lobos
- Curdled (1996, executive producer Quentin Tarantino) .... Gabriela Ponce
- Underworld (1996) .... Janette
- Morella (1997) .... Dr.Patricia Morella / Sarah Lynden
- Pariah (1998) .... Angela
- Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) .... Charlotte
- Back to Even (1998) .... Kim
- Man on the Moon (1999) .... Hooker
- Family Secrets (2001) .... Mary Drake
- House at the End of the Drive (2006) .... Felicia
- Chillerama (2011) .... Train Passenger
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- Bailey, Jason (2013). Pulp Fiction: The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino's Masterpiece, Voyageur Press, ISBN 978-0760344798. p. 88.
- Slash (2018-05-27). "Slash Autobiography - pages 211, 212". Scribd.com.
- Llewellyn, Howell (March 15, 1997). "Spain's Sánchez Teams Up With Slash". Billboard. Google Books. p. 58. Retrieved September 9, 2017.
- Scott, A. O. (February 18, 2000). "Pariah (1998) FILM REVIEW; Entering The Ranks Of Racists". The New York Times.
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