Moon Unit Zappa Biography (1967-)

Born September 28 (some sources cite December), 1967, in New York, NY; daughter of Frank Zappa (a musician, recording artist, and entrepreneur) and Adelaide Gail Sloatman (in business); sister of Dweezil Zappa and Ahmet Zappa (bothmusicians, actors, and composers); married Paul Doucette (drummer for rock band Matchbox Twenty). Addresses: Contact: Screen Actors Guild, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90036.; Agent: The Kohner Agency, 9300 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 555, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, singer, artist
Birth Details
September 28, 1967
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Pamela, "The Bishop of Battle," Nightmares, Universal, 1983
  • Rusty's California girlfriend, National Lampoon's European Vacation (also known as European Vacation), Warner Bros., 1985
  • Nancy, The Boys Next Door (also known as Big Shots and Death Takes a Holiday), New World Pictures, 1986
  • Band performer, Heartbeat, 1987
  • (As Moon Zappa) Longnecker, Listen to Me, Columbia, 1989
  • Cheryl Dickman, The Spirit of '76, Black Diamond Productions/Castle Rock Entertainment, 1990
  • Venus, Little Sister (also known as Mister Sister), LIVE Home Video, 1992
  • Lenora Clayton, Heartstopper, Tempe Video, 1992
  • Mary Ellen, Love Always (also known as All Points Between),Legacy Releasing, 1995
  • Carrie, Dark Side of Genius, Paramount Home Video, 1995
  • Susie, Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills, Troma Team Video, 1996
  • Katie, Anarchy TV, 1997
  • Hostess Jillian, The Girl Gets Moe (also known as Love to Kill), 1997
  • (Uncredited) School teacher, Jack Frost (also known as Frost), Warner Bros., 1998
  • Alex, The Giving Tree (also known as Brutal Truth and Shaded Places), Eternity, 2000
  • Behind the Seams, RGH/Lion Share, 2000
  • Film Producer
  • Associate producer, Love Always (also known as All Points Between), Legacy Releasing, 1995
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Barbara De Vilbiss, Fast Times (also known as Fast Times at Ridgemont High), 1986
  • Tess Harlow, Normal Life, CBS, 1990
  • Movies
  • Murphy the female biker, "Student Exchange" (also known as "Foreign Exchange"), Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1987
  • Episodic
  • "Speedway Fever," CHiPs, NBC, 1982
  • Sondra, "The Last Drive-In," The Facts of Life, 1985
  • Square One TV, 1987
  • (As Moon Zappa) "Wild Thing," The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, 1989
  • (As Moon Zappa) Chris, "Chapter Seventeen," Murder One, ABC, 1995
  • Taki, "Do We with Bad Haircuts Not Feel?," Clueless, ABC, 1996
  • Carol, "Pampered to a Pulp," Roseanne, ABC, 1996
  • (As Moon Zappa) Merika, "Adjustments," Party of Five, Fox, 1997
  • Art gallery visitor, "The Fan," Tenacious D, HBO, 2000
  • "Rock Star Daughters," E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • (As Moon Zappa) Haboos, "The Blind Date," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2004
  • Also appeared in Improv Tonight, syndicated.
  • Specials
  • Twilight Theater, NBC, 1982
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared as Bianca Jagger, Waiting for Studio 54, Los Angeles.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Performer on Albums
  • Frank Zappa, You Are What You Is, Rykodisc, 1981
  • Frank Zappa, Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch, Frank Zappa/Rykodisc, 1982
  • Dweezil Zappa, Havin' a Bad Day, Barking Pumpkin, 1984
  • Frank Zappa, Them or Us, Rykodisc, 1984
  • Frank Zappa, Meets the Mothers of Prevention, Rykodisc, 1985
  • Julie Brown, Trapped in the Body of a White Girl, 1987
  • Vandals, Fear of a Punk Planet, 1991
  • Gumby, Gumby, 1997
  • Performed on the song "Valley Girl" with Frank Zappa, 1982.
  • WRITINGS
  • Books
  • America the Beautiful (novel), 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Playboy, November, 1982, pp. 174-175, 216-217

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