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Jordan Ladd

Highest Rated:   83% Grindhouse (2007)
Lowest Rated:   10% Embrace of the Vampire (2013)
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A member of Hollywood royalty, petite knockout Jordan Ladd has followed her parents' footsteps into the world of show business. Born Jordan Elizabeth Ladd on January 14, 1975, in Hollywood, she is the daughter of actress Cheryl Ladd (Charlie's Angels) and producer David Ladd (The Mod Squad). Her grandfather is acting great Alan Ladd (Shane). At the tender age of two, Ladd made her acting debut opposite James Garner in a Polaroid commercial. In the early '90s, while still in high school, she began appearing in television films that starred her mother, including The Girl Who Came Between Them (1990) and Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back (1993). By 1994, Ladd had branched out on her own, guest starring on Saved by the Bell: The New Class and starring opposite Alyssa Milano in the feature Embrace of the Vampire (1994). She then landed the lead role in Gregg Araki's sex-charged teen road film The Doom Generation (1995), but pulled out of the cast at the last minute due to her mother's disapproval -- an action that provoked the film's producers to add "no thanks to Cheryl Ladd" to the film's credits. Yet, despite not appearing in The Doom Generation, the younger Ladd did earn a small role in Araki's follow-up film, Nowhere (1997).Ladd portrayed Bette Davis' stand-in in the low-budget show business drama Stand-Ins (1997) before starring with her mother in the television film Every Mother's Worst Fear (1998). A year later, she landed her first high-profile role as a popular teenager who tortures Drew Barrymore in Never Been Kissed (1999). Barrymore, who also produced the film, offered Ladd the first crack at a role in her company's big-screen adaptation of Charlie's Angels (2000). Not wanting to be stuck completely in the shadow of her mother, she politely declined. Instead, after being named one of the world's 100 Sexiest Women by Stuff magazine, Ladd starred as a strung-out actress vying for an Academy Award in E!'s first original movie, Best Actress (2000). Unfortunately, she followed this clever over-the-top comic performance with The Deadly Look of Love, a trashy television film, and The Specials (2000), a silly feature about the private lives of superheroes. Yet, over the next few years, Ladd established herself as an independent darling, appearing in films like Boy's Life 3 (2000) (opposite a few other young actors with well-known surnames, Jason Gould, Alexis Arquette, and Sara Gilbert) and in the David Lynch short film Darkened Room (2002). In the years to come, Ladd would appear in films like Waiting..., Death Proof, and Murder on the 13th Floor.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Stage Fright
  • Actor
2017
10% Embrace of the Vampire
  • Actor
2013
No Score Yet Murder on the 13th Floor
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Awaken
  • Rachel Arai
2012
No Score Yet Air Collision
  • Lindsay Bates
2011
68% Grace
  • Madeline Matheson
2009
44% Hostel Part II
  • Stephanie
$17.6M 2007
83% Grindhouse
  • Actor
$25M 2007
65% Death Proof
  • Shanna
2007
31% Waiting
  • Danielle
$16.2M 2005
No Score Yet Dog Gone Love
  • Arianna
2004
29% Club Dread
  • Penelope
$4.6M 2004
No Score Yet Madhouse
  • Sara
2003
63% Cabin Fever
  • Karen
$21.2M 2002
No Score Yet Darkened Room
  • Actor
2002
57% Boys Life 3
  • Summer
2000
47% The Specials
  • Shelly/Nightbird
2000
No Score Yet The Deadly Look of Love
  • Janet Flanders
2000
57% Never Been Kissed
  • Gibby
1999
No Score Yet Junked
  • Nikki
1999
No Score Yet Every Mother's Worst Fear
  • Martha Hoagland
1998
No Score Yet Stand-Ins
  • Monica
1997
27% Nowhere
  • Alyssa
1997
No Score Yet Weapons of Mass Distraction
  • Letitia
1997
No Score Yet Embrace of the Vampire
  • Eliza
1995

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Robot Chicken
2005-2016
  • Voice
  • 2006
  • 2005
No Score Yet Six Feet Under
2001-2005
  • Ginnie
  • 2001

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