Jennifer Rubin (actress)
Rubin in a 1988 publicity headshot
|Born||Jennifer Collene Rubin
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 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), Oliver Stone's The Doors (1991), Alan Shapiro's The Crush (1993), Louis Venosta's The Coriolis Effect (1994) and Christian Duguay's Screamers (1995).
Life and career
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 in the 1987 hit horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. She later guest starred on The Twilight Zone as Amy Hawkline. Rubin married actor Elias Koteas on December 2, 1987 in Clark, Nevada. The couple divorced in 1990. In 1988, Rubin starred in Bad Dreams, Permanent Records, and 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 crime film Saints and Sinners, the short film The Coriolis Effect, Gospel According to Harry, Playmaker, Red Scorpion 2, and Stranger by Night. 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 film). In 1997, Rubin starred in the films Twists of Terror and Plump Fiction, and guest starred on an episode of The Outer Limits.
|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|
|1987||The Twilight Zone||Amy Hawkline|
|1992||Tales from the Crypt||Druscilla|
|1997||The Outer Limits.||Rose Ciotti|
- "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). 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.
- 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.