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Janet Jones

Highest Rated:   88% The Flamingo Kid (1984)
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Actress, dancer, and aerobics instructor Janet Jones was born in Missouri in 1961. In 1979, she made regular appearances on Merv Griffin's TV show Dance Fever, where she met her future husband, NHL hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. They were married in 1988 and proceeded to have five children together. In the early '80s, Jones appeared as a dancer in the films Annie (1982), Staying Alive (1983), and Snow White Live (1980). After a bit part in The Beastmaster (1982), her first supporting role was as Matt Dillon's girlfriend in the 1984 comedy The Flamingo Kid (1984), directed by Garry Marshall. She combined her acting skills and her dancing ability in Richard Attenborough's film version of the Broadway play A Chorus Line in the role of Judy Monroe. In 1986, she played a gymnast who got to date Olympic champion Mitch Gaylord in the sports drama American Anthem. After her marriage to Gretzky, she turned to cameo roles and celebrity guest-star slots. A couple of brief film appearances include Police Academy 5 (1988) and A League of Their Own (1992). She keeps busy as the instructor of The Firm video workout series and the host of infomercials for Jackie Chan's home workout products.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
55% Alpha Dog
  • Elaine Holden
2007
No Score Yet Two Tickets to Paradise
  • Sherry
2006
77% A League of Their Own
  • Racine Pitcher
1992
No Score Yet Wayne Gretzky: Above and Beyond
  • Actor
1990
0% Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach
  • Kate
1988
0% American Anthem
  • Julie Lloyd
1986
39% A Chorus Line
  • Judy
1985
88% The Flamingo Kid
  • Carla Samson
1984
42% The Beastmaster
  • Witchwoman #3
1982

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