Marine Jahan
French actress, dancer
Marine Jahan
Marine Jahan is a French actress most widely known for having doubled for Jennifer Beals in the 1983 movie Flashdance. At the time of its release, Jahan's role in the movie was controversial for several reasons. Beals was an unknown actress when Flashdance came out, and throughout the movie there were a lot of close up shots of what was implied to be Beals' body.
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Programme télé : A voir ce soir, 21 juin - France Soir
Google News - over 5 years
A noter que l'actrice Jennifer Beals était doublée pour les scènes dansées par une Française, Marine Jahan. Dans leur lutte contre le terrorisme, les Américains sont-ils allés trop loin à Guantanamo et en Irak ? Diffusé sur Internet en 2009,
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PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: 'Twelve Angry Men' to hand down verdict at Port Angeles ... - Peninsula Daily
Google News - over 5 years
Shelley Taylor, a Sequim actress who appeared on television's “General Hospital” in the mid-1980s, trades off with Marine Jahan, also a veteran performer, to play the small part of the guard in “Twelve.” Jahan's husband, Leonard Hirschfeld,
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In Performance; THEATER
NYTimes - about 22 years
A Musical About Strippers That Bares the Soul, and More 'Body Shop' Westbeth Theater Center "Fasten your G-strings, ladies," says a character in "Body Shop," Walter Marks's new musical. "It's gonna be a bumpy night." On the contrary, this evening of song, confession and striptease is as smooth as polyester. A portrait of "exotic dancers" in a
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On Stage, and Off
NYTimes - about 22 years
Fugard, After Apartheid The McCarter Theater in Princeton, N.J., has announced that Brian Friel's play "Wonderful Tennessee," which did not work on Broadway in 1993, will replace the intended end of its season: the world premiere of a new work by the South African playwright Athol Fugard, the author of "Master Harold . . . and the Boys" and "A
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Some Films Need A Hand, a Hip . . .
NYTimes - about 25 years
The casting notice reads: "5 feet 7 inches, 114 lbs., 32B-25-35, long blond hair, olive skin." Irena Kamal, who used to oversee a modeling service for Playboy Enterprises and now runs her own Beverly Hills modeling agency, studies the specifications for only a moment. Then she steps to a wall covered with her clients' photos and measurements. "This
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: Someone to Watch Over Me Starring Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers, Lorraine Bracco, Jerry Orbach, John Rubinstein, Andreas Katsulas, Tony DiBenedetto. Directed by Ridley Scott. 1987. RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video. 105 minutes. $89.95. Rated R. Someone to Watch Over Me Starring Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers, Lorraine Bracco, Jerry Orbach, John
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DANCE VIEW; GREAT DANCERS MADE GREAT MUSICALS IN HOLLYWOOD
NYTimes - about 32 years
So much has been written about the demise of the Hollywood musical that the chronicling itself is turning into a minor art form. The latest entries here are an anthology of film clips called ''That's Dancing!'' and a book with the same title by Tony Thomas. Mr. Thomas's book project was obviously timed to coincide with the release of the film as
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FILM VIEW; MUSICALS MOVE AHEAD WHILE LOOKING BACK
NYTimes - almost 33 years
First there was ''Saturday Night Fever.'' Then came ''Flashdance'' and ''Staying Alive,'' the awful sequel to ''Saturday Night Fever.'' Now, with ''Footloose,'' a film with one foot in the historic past and one in the 80's, it does seem at last as if American musical films are getting a new look. Like a bin full of jellybeans, ''Footloose,''
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AT THE MOVIES
NYTimes - over 33 years
A WHILE back, an Australian movie called ''The Killing of Angel Street'' opened in New York and swiftly disappeared. Today, an Australian movie called ''Heatwave'' opens in New York at Cinema Studio 2; and the funny thing is that both ''Heatwave'' and ''The Killing of Angel Street'' are based on the same true story, of a woman who disappeared right
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AT THE MOVIES; The camera that followed Eartha Kitt.
NYTimes - almost 34 years
''ALL BY MYSELF,'' a feature-length musical portrait of Eartha Kitt (at the Film Forum through next Tuesday), is the work of the film maker Christian Blackwood. ''Two years ago, I called Eartha,'' he says, ''and I said, 'I'd just like to follow you around and see what happens.' '' Miss Kitt agreed, and the adventure began. When she traveled - once,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Marine Jahan
    TWENTIES
  • 1986
    Age 27
    She also made a guest appearance on the short-lived television series, The Wizard in 1986.
    More Details Hide Details She played the part of a dancer who is paralyzed after being shot by a stalker.
  • 1984
    Age 25
    Marine Jahan's other major film appearance was as a dancer in "Torchie's" bar in the 1984 movie Streets of Fire.
    More Details Hide Details Jahan was also the model used for Snoopy in the Peanuts special It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown. That is, Snoopy was animated just like Jahan's dance moves via rotoscoping. Jahan also played the role of Madame St. Cyr in the 1997 Broadway production of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
  • 1983
    Age 24
    In the United States, she is most widely known for having doubled for Jennifer Beals in the 1983 movie Flashdance.
    More Details Hide Details At the time of its release, Jahan's role in the movie was controversial for several reasons. Beals was an unknown actress when Flashdance came out, and throughout the movie there were a lot of close up shots of what was implied to be Beals' body. However Marine Jahan's role was not listed on the movie's opening or ending credits, and because the movie was a huge hit by the time the truth had come out, some felt deceived to find out it was neither Beals' body nor her dancing. The producers of the film stated it was never a secret that they had used a stunt double, and that Jahan's name not appearing in the film was due to Paramount Pictures shortening the closing credits.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1959
    Age 0
    Born in 1959.
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