Jennifer Rubin (actress)
Rubin in 2010
Jennifer Collene Rubin
April 3, 1962
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
Elias Koteas (m. 1987–1990)
Jennifer Collene Rubin (born April 3, 1962) is an American actress and former model. A competitive swimmer during her youth, 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 made her film debut as Taryn White in the 1987 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors and has since starred in a variety of films including Andrew Fleming's Bad Dreams (1988), Marisa Silver's Permanent Record (1988), Oliver Stone's The Doors (1991), Alan Shapiro's The Crush (1993), Louis Venosta's The Coriolis Effect (1994), Christian Duguay's Screamers (1995), and the 2001 Dogme 95 inspired film Reunion. Outside of film, Rubin has guest starred on a variety of television series such as The Twilight Zone (1987) and Tales from the Crypt (1992). In 2010, Rubin appeared as herself in the documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy.
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. After beginning her modeling career, Rubin was named the Ford International Model of the Year in 1984. She was the original model for Calvin Klein Obsession ads, and also modeled in Vogue.
Rubin's first acting role was as Taryn White in the 1987 Chuck Russell directed fantasy horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. The film earned over $44 million at the American box office. She starred alongside Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette, and Robert Englund. Rubin later guest starred on an episode of the television series The Twilight Zone as Amy Hawkline. In 1988, Rubin starred in the horror film Bad Dreams, the drama film Permanent Records, and the coming of age film Blueberry Hill. The following year, Rubin portrayed Claire in an episode of the television series Miami Vice. In 1990, Rubin starred in the comedy film Too Much Sun.
In 1991, she portrayed 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. The same year, Rubin starred in the crime drama Delusion, and the television film Drop Dead Gorgeous.
In 1992, Rubin starred in the drama A Woman, Her Men, and Her Futon and the television film The Fear Inside. The same year, she guest starred on Tales from the Crypt. In 1993, Rubin portrayed Amy Maddik the thriller The Crush opposite Alicia Silverstone and Cary Elwes, and starred in Bitter Harvest and the television film Full Eclipse.
In 1994, Rubin was cast in the films Saints and Sinners, Gospel According to Harry, Playmaker, Red Scorpion 2, and Stranger by Night. The same year, Rubin starred alongside Dana Ashbrook and Quentin Tarantino in the short film The Coriolis Effect. In 1995, Rubin starred in the horror film Screamers and the drama film Deceptions II: Edge of Deception.
Rubin starred as the main character Janice Sterlin in The Wasp Woman (1995). In 1997, Rubin starred in the films Twists of Terror and Plump Fiction, and guest starred on an episode of The Outer Limits. In 1999, Rubin portrayed Tina in the film Deal of a Lifetime and Blue in Road Kill.
In 2000, she was cast as Sara in Bel Air, Sharon Williams in Falcon Down, Dorothy Smith in Sanctimony, and Carla Nash in Fatal Conflict. In 2001, Rubin portrayed Dr. Valdes in Cruel Game, Jeanie in Reunion, and Ione in Amazons and Gladiators. The same year, she starred in the television film Lawless: Beyond Justice. In 2006, Rubin starred in the television film Dreamweaver. In 2009, Rubin starred in the film Transmorphers: Fall of Man. The following year, Rubin appeared in the documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy. In 2014, she was cast as Dr. Paula Bellman in the film Untold. In 2013, Rubin starred in the television film Heebie Jeebies.
|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|
|1992||A Woman, Her Men, and Her Futon||Helen|
|1993||The Crush||Amy Maddik|
|1993||Bitter Harvest||Kelly Ann|
|1994||The Coriolis Effect||Ruby||Short film|
|1994||Gospel According to Harry||Karen|
|1994||Saints and Sinners||Eva|
|1994||Deceptions II: Edge of Deception||Irene Stadler|
|1994||Red Scorpion 2||Sam Guinness|
|1994||Stranger by Night||Anne Richmond|
|1995||The Wasp Woman||Janice|
|1996||Little Witches||Sister Sherilyn|
|1997||Plump Fiction||Kandi Kane|
|1999||Deal of a Lifetime||Tina|
|2000||Fatal Conflict||Carla Nash|
|2001||Falcon Down||Sharon Williams|
|2001||Amazons and Gladiators||Ione|
|2002||Cruel Game||Dr. Valdes|
|2009||Transmorphers: Fall of Man||Dr. Jo Summers|
|2010||Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy||Herself||Documentary|
|2014||Untold||Dr. Paula Bellman|
|1987||The Twilight Zone||Amy Hawkline||Episode: "Song of the Younger World/The Girl I Married"|
|1989||Miami Vice||Claire||Episode: "Leap of Faith"|
|1991||Drop Dead Gorgeous||Allie Holton||Television film|
|1992||Tales from the Crypt||Druscilla||Episode: "Beauty Rest"|
|1992||The Fear Inside||Jane Caswell||Television film|
|1993||Full Eclipse||Helen||Television film|
|1997||Twists of Terror||Amy||Television film|
|1997||The Outer Limits.||Rose Ciotti||Episode: "Second Thoughts"|
|2001||Lawless: Beyond Justice||Lana Vitale||Television film|
|2006||Dreamweaver||Nighty Night||Television film|
|2013||Heebie Jeebies||Eva Moore||Television film|
- "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.
- Englund & Goldsher 2013, p. 152.
- Scott, Rita (March 2, 2015). "Jennifer Rubin Interview on The Crypt". The Crypt (Interview). Interviewed by Jennifer Rubin. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
- "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3". boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
- King, Susan (August 3, 1991). "Actress Jennifer Rubin Is Finally Headed in the Right Direction". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
- Neff 2013, p. 217.
- Englund, Robert; Goldsher, Alan (2013). Hollywood Monster: A Walk Down Elm Street with the Man of Your Dreams. Simon & Schuster.
- Neff, Alan (2013). Movies, Movie Stars, and Me. AuthorHouse.