Jones made her motion picture debut opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Conan the Destroyer as Zulu, the Amazonian warrior. She followed that role by playing Mary Day, James Bond's deadly adversary, in A View to a Kill. Later, Jones showed her versatility as an actress by starring opposite Eddie Murphy in her first comedic role, portraying fashion model Stranje in Boomerang. Her other film credits include a role as a seductive vampire in Vamp, Mary Lambert's Siesta, and the role of African Queen Nandi in Shaka Zulu: The Citadel. Jones also earned rave reviews as Eviline in the touring theatrical production of the musical The Wiz.
Jones has continued to produce a series of successful albums, including Bulletproof Heart, Inside Story, and the double CD Private Life. Her single Sex Drive hit number one on Billboard's Dance Charts. Jones also performed the theme song on the soundtrack to the Warner Brothers film The Avengers, entitled The Storm.
Jones was named one of VH-1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll. She is currently working on her next studio album, having recently recorded tracks with hip-hop phenomenon Tricky and having collaborated with rap-diva Lil' Kim. She is also writing and producing an independent film set in Jamaica.
Grace Jones Facts
|Birth Name||Grace Mendoza|
|Occupation||Actress, Musician, Model|
|Birthday||May 19, 1952 (69)|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Grace Jones compared to you?|
|Conan: The Complete Quest|
|Abbott & Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection|
|The Bridges at Toko-Ri|
|Conan the Destroyer|