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Grace Jones

Born: May 19, 1948

Birthplace: Spanish Town

Profession: Actor

Nationality: Jamaica

Grace Jones

Date of Birth : May 19, 1948
Birth Place : Spanish Town

Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, model, record producer, and actress. She was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica and raised by her grandparents. At 13 she moved with her siblings to their parents' home in Syracuse, New York. Jones started out as a model, initially in New York state, then in Paris, working for Yves St. Laurent, Claude Montana, and Kenzo Takada, and appearing on the covers of Elle, Vogue, and Stern working with Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, and Hans Feurer. In 1977 Jones secured a record deal with Island Records; with the aid of Compass Point All Stars she moved into new wave in 1980. She scored Top 40 entries on the UK Singles Chart with "Pull Up to the Bumper", "I've Seen That Face Before", "Private Life", "Slave to the Rhythm" and "I'm Not Perfect". Her albums include Warm Leatherette, Nightclubbing, and Slave to the Rhythm. She appeared in some low-budget films in the U.S. during the 1970s and early 1980s. Her first mainstream film was the 1984 fantasy-action film Conan the Destroyer alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sarah Douglas, and the 1985 James Bond movie A View to a Kill.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Musician
  • Singer
  • Model
  • Artist
  • Songwriter
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Music artist

Also known as


  • Grace Mendoza
  • Beverly Grace Jones
  • The Queen of Gay Discos
  • Crace Jones

Parents


  • Robert W. Jones
  • Marjorie Jones

Spouse


  • Dolph Lundren
  • Atila Altaunbay
  • Chris Stanley

Children


  • Paulo Goude
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