Jennifer Rubin (actress)
April 3, 1962 |
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Spouse(s)||Elias Koteas (m. 1987–90)|
Jennifer Collene Rubin (born April 3, 1962) is an American actress and former model. A competitive swimmer, Rubin was discovered by the Ford Modeling Agency and went on to model for Calvin Klein and became Ford International Model of the Year in 1984.
She began her acting career in 1987, starring in the horror films A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) and Bad Dreams (1988). In 1991, she appeared as Edie Sedgwick in Oliver Stone's The Doors. Rubin has continued to appear in both film and television into the 2000s.
Rubin was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Arizona, where she stumbled into a modeling competition on the university's campus. Rubin dropped out of college and relocated to New York City to pursue modeling full-time.
Rubin's first acting role was as Taryn in the 1987 hit horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. She later starred in films like Bad Dreams (1988), and played socialite Edie Sedgwick in Oliver Stone's biopic The Doors (1991); in preparing for the role, Rubin met with Bob Dylan, who had had a relationship with Sedgwick. She later appeared in the thriller The Crush (1993) opposite Alicia Silverstone and Cary Elwes, and the horror film Screamers (1995), and several made-for-television films.
She has made guest appearances on TV shows, including The Twilight Zone, Miami Vice, Tales from the Crypt, and The Outer Limits. She also appeared in the Chris Isaak video Somebody's Crying. As of October 2006, she was working on a novel and working in real estate. In 2014 Rubin attended several horror conventions related to her work in the genre, as she has often done in the past years.
|1987||A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors||Taryn White|
|1988||Blueberry Hill||Ellie Dane|
|1990||Too Much Sun||Gracia|
|1991||The Doors||Edie Sedgwick|
|1991||Drop Dead Gorgeous||Allie Holton||Television film|
|1992||A Woman, Her Men, and Her Futon||Helen|
|1992||The Fear Inside||Jane Caswell||Television film|
|1993||The Crush||Amy Maddik|
|1993||Bitter Harvest||Kelly Ann|
|1993||Full Eclipse||Helen||Television film|
|1994||Saints and Sinners||Eva|
|1994||The Coriolis Effect||Ruby||Short film|
|1994||Gospel According to Harry||Karen|
|1994||Red Scorpion 2||Sam Guinness|
|1994||Stranger by Night||Anne Richmond|
|1995||The Wasp Woman||Janice|
|1995||Deceptions II: Edge of Deception||Irene Stadler|
|1996||Little Witches||Sister Sherilyn|
|1997||Twists of Terror||Amy||Television film|
|1997||Plump Fiction||Kandi Kane|
|1999||Deal of a Lifetime||Tina|
|2000||Falcon Down||Sharon Williams|
|2000||Fatal Conflict||Carla Nash|
|2001||Cruel Game||Dr. Valdes|
|2001||Lawless: Beyond Justice||Lana Vitale||Television film|
|2001||Amazons and Gladiators||Ione|
|2006||Dreamweaver||Nighty Night||Television film|
|2009||Transmorphers: Fall of Man||Dr. Jo Summers|
|2013||Heebie Jeebies||Eva Moore||Television film|
|2014||Untold||Dr. Paula Bellman|
- "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VVYD-HYB : 9 December 2014), Elias Koteas and Jennifer Collene Rubin, 02 Dec 1987; from "Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Clark, Nevada, United States, County Book 1208, p. C021315, archive film number 981828, Nevada State Health Division, Carson City, and Clark County Marriage Bureau, Las Vegas.
- Scott, Rita (March 2, 2015). Jennifer Rubin Interview on The Crypt. The Crypt. Interview with Jennifer Rubin. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
- King, Susan (August 3, 1991). "Actress Jennifer Rubin Is Finally Headed in the Right Direction". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 19, 2016.