Pamela Jayne Hardon

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Pamela Jayne Hardon Wiki Biography

Born Pamela Jayne Hardon on the 17th July 1950, in Frankfurt, Germany, P.J. is an American actress, probably still best known to the world as Lynda in the horror thriller “Halloween” (1978), and as Riff Randell in the comedy film “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” (1979), among many other differing appearances.

Have you ever wondered how rich P.J. Soles is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Soles’ net worth is as high as $1 million, an amount earned through her career as an actress, which started in 1973.

Pamela is of mixed ancestry; her mother is American, while her father is Dutch. In her early years, Pamela lived in Morocco, Venezuela, and Belgium, as her father was working for an international insurance company. While living in Belgium she went to the International School of Brussels, then returned to the USA and enrolled at Briarcliff College, New York. During her studies, she aspired to become the first woman ambassador to the Soviet Union, however, her goals changed once she paid a visit to the Actors Studio in New York City.

She settled in Manhattan, and started auditioning for commercials and also modeled for fashion magazines. In 1976 she auditioned for both “Carrie”, and “Star Wars”, in a joint casting held by George Lucas, and Brian De Palma. She was selected for the role of Norma in “Carrie”, which was her first film role. After that, she appeared in the romantic drama “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble” the same year, next to John Travolta and Glynnis O’Connor, while in 1978 she had her breakthrough role as Lynda in the John Carpenter’s horror thriller “Halloween”, starring Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis and Tony Moran. Before the ‘70s ended, Pamela starred in the comedy “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” (1979), which also added to her net worth.

Looking to build on the success she was enjoying in the late ‘70s, with the new decade, she started it with the role of Pvt. Wanda Winter in the war comedy “Private Benjamin”, which was nominated for three Academy Awards, and then appeared next to Bill Murray in the comedy “Stripes” (1981), while in 1985 she portrayed Wanda in the biopic about Patsy Cline – “Sweet Dreams” – with Jessica Lange and Ed Harris in the lead roles. She had several starring roles in films made throughout the ‘80s, however, the films didn’t achieve commercial success.

Nothing much changed for Pamela in the ‘90s, as her career continued its decline, as she made appearances in such films as “Shake, Rattle and Rock!” (1994), “Little Bigfoot” (1997), and “Jawbreaker” (1999). She bounced back in 2005 with a role in the horror “The Devil’s Rejects” , starring Sid Haig, Sheri Moon Zombie and Bill Moseley, and continued with appearances in horror films, in 2011 featuring in “Beg” next to Tony Moran and Tony Todd, while in 2012 she featured in another horror “The Butterfly Room”, directed by Jonathan Zarantonello, and starring Barbara Steele, Ray Wise and Erica Leerhsen, which increased her wealth.

Most recently, she appeared in the horror “Grindsploitation” (2016), and will star in the horror “13 Girls”, which is currently in pre-production, while its filming is scheduled to start towards the end of 2017.

Regarding her personal life, Pamela has been married and divorced three times. Her first husband was J. Steven Soles, whose last name she kept until the present day. The couple married in 1970, but after Pamela started pursuing her acting career, the two divorced. In 1978 she married actor Dennis Quaid, to whom she was married until 1983. Later that year she married Skip Holm, with whom she has two children, but the couple divorced in 1998.

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Pamela Jayne Hardon Quick Info

Full NameP. J. Soles
Net Worth$1 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 17, 1950
Place Of BirthFrankfurt, Germany
Height1.73 m
ProfessionActress
EducationInternational School of Brussels
NationalityAmerican
SpouseSkip Holm (m. 1983–1998), Dennis Quaid (m. 1978–1983), Steven Soles (m. 1973–1975)
ChildrenAshley Brooke Holm, Jeffrey Sky Holm
ParentsCornelis Johannes Hardon II, Nancy Hardon
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001753/
MoviesHalloween, Carrie, Stripes, Rock ‘n’ Roll High School, The Devil’s Rejects, Private Benjamin, Breaking Away, Jawbreaker, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, The Butterfly Room, Alienator, Alone in the Dark II, The Tooth Fairy, Innocent Prey, Little Bigfoot, Soggy Bottom U.S.A., Our Winning Season, Mirror…

Pamela Jayne Hardon Quotes

  • [on Stripes (1981)] That was really fun, although I’ll say, Bill [Bill Murray] is kind of a depressed guy, except when the camera’s rolling. Then he puts it all out there and tries to be funny and witty and a genius, but otherwise, he’s not that funny.
  • Horror movies are all about getting your attention, you always have to be on guard. People love to be on the edge, there’s nothing like a surprise. Our whole lives are built around surprises — surprise birthday parties, surprises at restaurants. It keeps our lives from being boring. Also, it’s the closet thing to watching a fantasy that you could never conceive of yourself, never dare to have. Even in a private moment. Something you’d never let enter your thinking. So you can sit for two hours and watch someone else’s fantasy and not feel guilty if you enjoy it.
  • Everybody thought I was a California girl, and I felt I had to work harder than most people. I went to a place in my mind from having watched other movies, so for me it was a little more challenging than a lot of people probably realize.
  • All those times I’d gotten married with the intention of having children, even when I was in my early twenties.
  • I am so happy that every generation still tunes into most of the classic and cult films I was lucky to be a part of.
  • I’m still looking for that Quentin Tarantino, for what he did to John Travolta. That’s part of why I wanted to produce – to give myself good parts.
  • “Dennis is very, very sad. I’ve never heard him sound so sad. I got the feeling he hasn’t slept recently. He’s devastated just by the thought of any separation mostly because they have a son. He’s very concerned about the effects on his son.” – about the separation of Dennis Quaid from Meg Ryan.

Pamela Jayne Hardon Important Facts

  • Appearing as “Riff Randell” in The Donnas’ music video “Too Bad About Your Girl”. [August 2003]
  • Divorced now from Skip Holm, she retired for the most part to raise her two children. P.J. is presently producing an in-development movie for Paramount and is considering a remake of her hit movie Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (1979). [October 2003]
  • Ranked #4 on Maxim’s “Hottest Women of Horror Movies” list.
  • P.J. has two children: a son, Jeffrey Sky Holm, a 2005 graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and is an Officer serving with the United States Coast Guard and a daughter, Ashley Brooke Holm, a 2010 graduate of U.C. Irvine with a degree in English/Creative Writing, is teaching yoga and in the band Jo Nash with composer John Corlis.
  • Interviewed in the book “Invasion of the B-Girls” by Jewel Shepard.
  • Rock group Local H named their 2004 album, “Whatever Happened to P.J. Soles?” after her. It includes a song about her cult celebrity status titled simply “P.J. Soles”.
  • She wore a red baseball cap to her audition for Carrie (1976), which director Brian De Palma loved. He told her to bring it with her when they started shooting. The first thing he said to her on the set was, “Did you bring your red baseball hat?” She ended up wearing that hat for the majority of the film.
  • Her father, Cornelis Johannes Hardon II, was Dutch. Her mother, Nancy, was American, and was born in New Jersey, to Jewish immigrants from Russia and Austria.
  • Did her screen test for Carrie (1976) with John Travolta. He loved her performance so much, he made sure she got a part in his television movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976).
  • Has one son, Sky (b. 1983) and one daughter, Ashley (b. 1988), with Skip Holm.
  • Originally wanted to be Ambassador to the Soviet Union.
  • Lived in several foreign countries while growing up.
  • Sang “Rock and Roll High School” with Ramones at one of their concerts.
  • John Carpenter, wanted her for his film Halloween (1978) after seeing Carrie (1976). He wrote the part of Lynda especially for her because of the way she said the word “totally.”
  • In her death scene in Carrie (1976), she is knocked unconscious by a wild water hose; in actuality, the hose tore her eardrum and she is really unconscious for that scene.

Pamela Jayne Hardon Filmography

TitleYearStatusCharacterRole
Beg2011/IIEva FoxActress
Imps*2009Young Lady (segment “Soda”)Actress
Alone in the Dark II2008VideoMarthaActress
Prank2008MarianneActress
Love in the Age of Fishsticks2008God (voice)Actress
Mil Mascaras vs. the Aztec Mummy2007Actress
Dead Calling2006Valerie RedmondActress
No Place Like Home2006/IP.J.Actress
Ray of Sunshine2006MotherActress
The Tooth Fairy2006VideoMrs. MacDonaldActress
Death by Engagement2005Mrs. StarkingtonActress
The Devil’s Rejects2005SusanActress
Murder on the Yellow Brick Road2005Hannah GruberActress
Pee Stains and Other Disasters2005JennyActress
Silence2003ShortJanActress
Kept2001CeliaActress
Mirror, Mirror IV: Reflection2000Annika’s MomActress
Blast2000DeputyActress
Jawbreaker1999Mrs. PurrActress
Little Bigfoot1997CarolynActress
Uncle Sam1996VideoMadge CroninActress
Out There1995TV MovieReligious NutActress
The Power Within1995VideoMrs. ApplegateActress
Rebel Highway1994TV SeriesEvelyn RandallActress
Shake, Rattle and Rock!1994TV MovieEvelyn RandallActress
Prize Fighter1993Video GameJuneActress
Soldier’s Fortune1991DebraActress
Alienator1990TaraActress
B.O.R.N.1988LizActress
Saigon Commandos1988Jean LassiterActress
Knight Rider1986TV SeriesEllen WhitbyActress
Hardcastle and McCormick1985TV SeriesEllen StynerActress
Sweet Dreams1985WandaActress
Innocent Prey1984Cathy WillsActress
Simon & Simon1983-1984TV SeriesMartie Collins / ‘Crazy Susan’ SackwellActress
Airwolf1984TV SeriesEllieActress
Cheers1984TV SeriesJulieActress
Listen to the City1984SophiaActress
Sawyer and Finn1983TV MovieBecky ThatcherActress
The Other Woman1983TV MovieMary LouiseActress
Romance Theatre1982TV SeriesCassieActress
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.1981SharleneActress
Stripes1981StellaActress
Private Benjamin1980Pvt. Wanda WinterActress
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School1979Riff RandellActress
Breaking Away1979Suzy (as Pamela Jayne Soles)Actress
Old Boyfriends1979SandyActress
Halloween1978Lynda van der KlokActress
Zuma Beach1978TV MovieNancyActress
Our Winning Season1978Cindy HawkinsActress
Calling Doctor Storm, M. D.1977TV MovieSarah BaynesActress
Alexander: The Other Side of Dawn1977TV Movie uncreditedActress
The Possessed1977TV MovieMartyActress
Blood Bath1976Actress
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble1976TV MovieDeborahActress
Carrie1976NormaActress
The Blue Knight1976TV SeriesMinnesotaActress
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing1967TV SeriesUnknown (1973)Actress
13 Girls2016pre-productionMedical ExaminerActress
Grindsploitation2016Dr. Ramone (segment “Arbor Day”)Actress
The Butterfly Room2012LaurenActress
Eternal2012/ILucindaActress
Clown Motel2016Short associate producer completedProducer
B.O.R.N.1988associate producerProducer
‘Halloween’: A Cut Above the Rest2003TV Movie documentary still photographerCamera Department
Cheap Rodeo: First Night in Heaven2013ShortComposer
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School1979performer: “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School”Soundtrack
More Acting ‘Carrie’2016Video documentary shortHerselfSelf
Horror Icon: Inside Michael’s Mask with Tony Moran2016DocumentaryHerselfSelf
Horror Kung-Fu Theatre2015TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Quickies2015TV SeriesHerselfSelf
The 50 Best Horror Movies You’ve Never Seen2014TV MovieHerselfSelf
Psychotic State2014HerselfSelf
Midnight Matinee Psycho2013VideoHerselfSelf
Framelines2011TV SeriesHerselfSelf
AM Northwest2011TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective2011DocumentaryHerselfSelf
Halloween: The Inside Story2010TV Movie documentaryHerself / Lynda van der KlokSelf
Staying After Class2010Video shortHerselfSelf
Into the Pit: The Shocking Story of Deadpit.com2009DocumentaryHerselfSelf
The Horrorhound2007Video documentaryHerselfSelf
Halloween: The Shape of Horror2006ShortHerselfSelf
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror2006Video documentaryNarratorSelf
Horror’s Hallowed Grounds2006TV Series shortHerselfSelf
Working with a Master: John Carpenter2006Video documentary shortHerselfSelf
30 Days in Hell: The Making of ‘The Devil’s Rejects’2005Video documentaryHerself – ‘Susan’Self
Backstory2005TV Series documentaryHerselfSelf
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHerselfSelf
Stars and Stripes 12004Video documentary shortHerselfSelf
Stars and Stripes 22004Video documentary shortHerselfSelf
Super Secret Movie Rules2004TV Series documentaryHerself (“Lynda” – Halloween)Self
‘Halloween’: A Cut Above the Rest2003TV Movie documentaryHerselfSelf
Acting ‘Carrie’2001Video documentary shortHerselfSelf
‘Halloween’ Unmasked 20001999Video documentaryHerselfSelf
Saucy 70’s Volume 22010Video documentaryArchive Footage
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film2006DocumentaryHerselfArchive Footage
Ramones Raw2004DocumentaryRif Randell (uncredited)Archive Footage
The American Nightmare2000DocumentaryHerselfArchive Footage