Joan Jett

Joan Jett

Highest Rated: 100% Suzi Q (2019)

Lowest Rated: 38% Southie (1998)

Birthday: Sep 22, 1958

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Singer-guitarist Joan Jett blazed a trail for women in rock with a three-decade career devoted to high-voltage, glam-inspired music like "I Love Rock 'n Roll," "Bad Reputation" and "I Hate Myself for Loving You." She rose to fame in the mid-1970s as bassist for the Runaways, a teenaged girl glam act assembled by notorious impresario Kim Fowley that drew more notice for its jail bait image than for amped-up tracks like "Cherry Bomb." When the group imploded in 1980, Jett released a self-titled solo LP on her own label, Blackheart Records, which earned a contract with Neil Bogart's Boardwalk Records. She quickly established herself as a fervent devotee of '60s garage punk and '70s glitter rock, which she proselytized through such hook-heavy originals as "I Love Rock 'n Roll" and covers of Gary Glitter's "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)." Jett's grip on the pop charts loosened in the mid-1980s, though she made a well-regarded acting debut in Paul Schrader's "Light of Day" (1987), which also brought her a Top 40 hit with Bruce Springsteen's title track. She rebounded briefly in the early 1990s with the high-gloss hit "I Hate Myself for Loving You" before serving as godmother to the riot grrl movement, whom she embraced with critically acclaimed collaborations with alt-rock acts like Bikini Kill and the Gits. Joan Jett's fiercely independent attitude and belief in the gospel of three-rock chord rock-n-roll made her one of the most celebrated women in pop music history, culminating with her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the 2014 class.

Highest rated movies

The Punk Singer
By Hook or by Crook
Light of Day
Big Driver




100% 94% Suzi Q Self - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Undateable John Roxy (Character),
Executive Producer
- 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Honor Amongst Men Stephanie (Character) - 2018
79% 84% Bad Reputation Self $148.5K 2018
50% 29% Big Driver Betsy Neal (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 14% National Lampoon Presents: Surf Party Del (Character) - 2013
91% 83% The Punk Singer Unknown (Character) $121.4K 2013
69% 55% The Runaways Executive Producer $3.6M 2010
No Score Yet 8% Endless Bummer Dell (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lock and Roll Forever Charlotte (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sweet Life Sherry (Character) - 2003
64% 77% By Hook or by Crook News Interviewee (Character) $1.8K 2001
59% 71% I'm the One That I Want Original Music $1.2M 2000
70% 69% 10 Things I Hate About You Non-Original Music $38.2M 1999
38% 46% Southie Non-Original Music - 1998
No Score Yet 23% Boogie Boy Jerk (Character) - 1998
53% 53% Light of Day Patti Rasnick (Character) $9.1M 1987


No Score Yet 33% The Late Late Show With James Corden Music Performer 2020
100% 88% Steven Universe Sunshine Justice (Guest Voice) 2018
No Score Yet 68% The Voice Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hello World! Narrator 2016
61% 89% Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll Joan Jett (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Music Performer 2014
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Music Performer 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Oprah Winfrey Show Music Performer 2011
No Score Yet 84% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Sylvia Rhodes (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet 8% Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 2000