Grace Jones Biography (1952?-)

Born May 19, 1952 (some sources cite 1948), in Spanishtown, Jamaica; immigrated to the United States, c. 1965; daughter of Robert (a clergyman and politician) and Marjorie Jones; married Jean-Paul Goode (an artist), c. 1979 (divorced, 1982); married Chris Stanley, c. 1989 (divorced, 1990); married Atila Altaunbay (a bodyguard), February, 1996; children: (first marriage) Paulo.

Nationality
Jamaican
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, singer, model
Birth Details
May 19, 1952?
Spanishtown, Jamaica

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Mary, Gordon's War, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973
  • Cuidy and performer of song "I Need a Man," Attention les yeux (also known as Let's Make a Dirty Movie), 1975 Group 1 Film Distributors,1978
  • Armee der Liebenden oder Revolte der Perversen (also known as Army of Lovers; or, Revolt of the Perverts; documentary), Westdeutscher Rundfunk, 1979
  • Slick's girlfriend, Deadly Vengeance, Active Video, 1981
  • Zula, Conan the Destroyer, Universal, 1984
  • May Day, A View to a Kill, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985
  • Mode en France, [France], 1985
  • Katrina and performer of title song, Vamp, New World Films, 1986
  • Performer of song "I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)," Raw Deal, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • Conchita, Siesta, Lorimar, 1987
  • Performer of song "Private Life," Pathos, 1987
  • Sonya, Straight to Hell, Island, 1987
  • Running Out of Luck, [video], 1987
  • Performer of song "I've Seen That Face Before," Frantic, Warner Bros., 1988
  • Performer and producer of song "Bullet Proof Heart," Rooftops, NewVisions, 1989
  • Performer of song "The Fashion Show," Worth Winning, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Song performer, "La vie en rose," Christo in Paris (documentary),1990
  • Performer of song "Evil Mania," Freddie As F.R.O.7 (animated; alsoknown as Freddie the Frog), Miramax, 1992
  • Strange, Boomerang, Paramount, 1992
  • Masako Yokohama, Cyber Bandits, IRS Media, 1995
  • Performer of songs "Hollywood Liar," "I'm Not Perfect (but I'm Perfect for You)," and "Pretty Girl," She's So Lovely, Miramax, 1997
  • Alonzo Richter, McCinsey's Island, Big Island Productions, 1998
  • Performer of song "I Need a Man," 54, Miramax, 1998
  • Performer of song "Storm," The Avengers, Warner Bros., 1998
  • In and Out of Fashion, 1998
  • Ms. Remo, Palmer's Pick Up, Winchester Films, 1999
  • Performer of song "La vie en rose," Summer of Sam, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Performer of song "Love Is a Drug," 200 Cigarettes, Paramount, 1999
  • Performer of song "Pull Up to the Bumper," Whatever It Takes, SonyPictures Entertainment, 2000
  • Performer of song "Nightclubbing," Save the Last Dance, Paramount,2001
  • Also appeared in Italian films.
  • Film Work
  • Musician for film, Toys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Shaka Zulu: The Citadel, 2001
  • Movies
  • Tarzan in Manhattan (also known as Tarzan in New York), CBS, 1989
  • Specials
  • Host, Island Records: The Allstar Story, 1987
  • Herself, Christmas Special (also known as Pee-Wee Herman's Christmas Special), CBS, 1988
  • Rich and Famous 1988 World's Best, 1988
  • "Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol," American Masters,PBS, 1992
  • Performer of song "Slave to the Rhythm" in The Comic Strip Presents The Supergrass (also known as The Supergrass), Channel 4. Also appeared in A Reggae Session.
  • Awards Presentations
  • American Video Awards, 1985
  • The First International Rock Awards, ABC, 1989
  • Episodic
  • The Full Wax, BBC, c. 1992
  • So Graham Norton, Channel 4, 1998
  • Nokinja, "The Umpatra," BeastMaster, syndicated, 1999
  • "I Love 1985," I Love 1980's, BBC, 2001
  • Also appeared on Harty, BBC.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Grace Jones: A One Man Show, Island Pictures/Vestron Video, c. 1983
  • Herself, The Best of So Graham Norton, United Film & Television Productions, 2000
  • Appeared in Grace Jones--State of Grace and the music video "I'm Not Perfect."
  • Video Games
  • Solene Solux, Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller, Take 2, 1995
  • Albums
  • Fame, Island, 1978
  • Portfolio, Island, 1978
  • Muse, Island, 1979
  • Warm Leatherette, Island, 1980
  • Nightclubbing, Island, 1981
  • Living My Life, Island, 1982
  • Island Life, Island, 1985
  • Slave to the Rhythm, 1985
  • Bulletproof Heart, Capitol, 1989
  • Inside Story, Manhattan, 1990
  • Sex Drive, 1993
  • Grace Jones: Private Life--The Compass Point Sessions, 1998
  • Also recorded No Compromise, Capitol. Singles include "Private Life," 1980; "Slave to the Rhythm," 1985; "Do or Die"; "I'm Not Perfect"; "I Need a Man"; "La vie en rose"; "Love Is a Drug"; "Nipple to the Bottle"; "On Your Knees"; "Pull Up to the Bumper"; and "Sex Drive."
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Music
  • Title song, Vamp, New World Films, 1986
  • Songs, Rooftops, New Visions, 1989
  • Song "7 Day Weekend," Boomerang, Paramount, 1992
  • Songs, She's So Lovely, Miramax, 1997

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