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Birthdate: May 20, 1958
Birthplace: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Biography from 1989 Excellent Adventure
Best known as a founding member of the rock group, The
the guitarist and singer wrote many of the renowned all-girl bandís hits on
three chart-topping albums, "Beauty and the Beat,"
"Vacation" and "Talk Show." After leaving the group to
pursue a solo career, she scored a hit single with "Blue Kiss" from
her debut album, "Jane Wiedlin." Her film career includes roles in
"Clue," "Star Trek IV" and "Sleeping Beauty."
In the world of 80's pop music no girl group made as much of an
impact as The Go-Go's. Jane Wiedlin was a founding member of that group
and also the first one to leave the band in 1984, striking out on a solo career
which not only included music but acting. While The Go-Go's have reunited
several times over the years and have even recorded a new album called God
Bless the Go-Go's in 2001, Jane remains busy in other areas as well.
Musically she has recorded several solo albums, including Tangled, Fur,
Kissproof World and The Very Best of Jane Wiedlin.
She also continued to act, appearing in television episodes of The
Drew Carey Show and Beat the Geeks. She's done a fair amount of
voice over work as well on animated series such as The Wild Thornberry's,
King of the Hill and Duck Dodgers.
Recently, Jane appeared in 2004 movie Firecracker and was
also one of the celebrity guests on VH-1's reality show The Surreal Life.
She also provided voice work for the film Live Freaky Die Freaky, was a
counselor on the reality series Rock n' Roll Fantasy Camp and was a
co-host on the series Queer Edge.
In 2008 she appeared on the reality
competition series Celebracadabra. And in 2009 she
appeared in the films Stuck! and The Mandalorian Legacy. She
provided voice work for the TV series Scooby-Doo! Mystery
Incorporated and for the film Demonic Toys: Personal Demons
recently, Jane Wiedlin has appeared in the films I Want to Get
Married, The Casserole Club and The Pyrex Glitch (for
which she also co-wrote and directed!) She is slated
to appear the 2013 film Roundball.
Jane also appeared onstage at Finn's Funhouse in San
Francisco in a Three's Company spoof playing Janet Wood!
For a list of Jane's acting, writing and
please visit the Internet Movie Database