P.J. Soles

P.J. Soles

actress, producer, camera and electrical department

P.J. Soles was born on Jul 17, 1950 in Germany. P.J. Soles's big-screen debut came with Blood Bath directed by Joel M. Reed in 1975. P.J. Soles is known for Breaking Away directed by Peter Yates, Dennis Christopher stars as Dave Stohler and Dennis Quaid as Mike. The most recent award P.J. Soles achieved is Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest. The upcoming new movie P.J. Soles plays is Killer Therapy which will be released on Jan 11, 2021.

P.J. (Pamela Jayne) Soles was born on July 17, 1950 in Frankfurt, Germany. Her father came from Holland and her mother from New Jersey. Because her father was working for an international insurance company, the family moved all over the world. P.J. lived in Casablanca, Morocco, and Maracaibo, Venezuela, where she learned to speak fluent Spanish, and then Brussels, Belgium, where she went to high school at the International School of Brussels. When she was at Briarcliff College, she wanted to become the first woman ambassador to the Soviet Union. This career goal changed when she visited the Actors Studio in New York City. She moved to Manhattan and began acting in commercials and modeling for fashion magazines. She was married to J. Stephen Soles during her years in New York, but then made the move to Los Angeles to work in television and movies. At this time, she and Soles' got divorced, but she decided to keep her name as P.J. Soles. She was among the hundreds of actors auditioning for Brian De Palma and George Lucas in their joint casting session for Carrie (1976) and Star Wars (1977). After Carrie, she went to Georgia to film Our Winning Season (1978) and met actor Dennis Quaid. They were married in 1978 in Texas on a dude ranch.P.J. starred in Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979) with Ramones. Next she filmed Private Benjamin (1980) and then Stripes (1981). She and Quaid were divorced in 1983. P.J. continued doing numerous television and film roles, and then married Skip Holm, who was the stunt pilot on The Right Stuff (1983). They have two children and were divorced in 1998. Still active in television and film, P.J. manages not to let her fans down, but keeps them interested in her work, which keeps on getting better, making her one of the most versatile actresses of her time.

  • Birthday

    Jul 17, 1950
  • Place of Birth

    Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
  • Also known

    Pamela Jayne Soles

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest
Horror Icon Award
Winner - Crimmy

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