Jenette Goldstein

Jenette Goldstein


Goldstein’s first film role was in James Cameron’s science fiction action film Aliens (1986), as the character PFC Jenette Vasquez, for which she received the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. She later appeared as the vampire Diamondback in the neo-Western horror film Near Dark (1987) directed by Kathryn Bigelow, receiving her second Saturn Award nomination. Goldstein then appeared in several action movies, including The Presidio starring Sean Connery, and played Officer Meagan Shapiro in Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). In 1991, she played Janelle Voight, John Connor’s foster mother in the science-fiction action film, Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Goldstein had a number of one-scene roles in films including: Miracle Mile (1988), as the USS Enterprise science officer in Star Trek Generations (1994), as Irish immigrant mother in Titanic (1997), and as Alice the Maid in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). On television, she guest-starred on MacGyver, L.A. Law, Strong Medicine, ER and 24. During the 1990s,

Goldstein also had supporting roles in the films: Donato and Daughter (1993), Fair Game (1995) and Living Out Loud (1998). Goldstein is now the proprietor of the store “Jenette Bras”, a large-cup bra specialist known for its slogan “The alphabet starts at ‘D'”.

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