American actress and businesswoman Jenette Goldstein is the cynosure of this piece. As an actress, she is well known for her role in her debut film Aliens. The role helped her claim to fame and earned her the only acting award she has won in her career. For her on-screen brilliance, she is often regarded as a Chameleon, owing to the fact that she can fit into any acting role given to her. However, her career in the film business never did hit its peak as she never got to play a leading role. Read on to find out more about her career and other achievements.
Who is Jenette Goldstein? (Biography)
As mentioned above, Jenette Goldstein is an actress and businesswoman who had a 22-year-long career in the entertainment business, from 1986 to 2008, featuring in 20 films in the process and claiming three awards nominations and one win. She is now best known as the founder of the women undies, Jenette Bra.
Goldstein was born into a Jewish family with origins from Russia, Brazil, and Mexico, on February 4, 1960, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California. Her parents were theatre lovers and they groomed her to have a passion for the art as well. She is thought to be the only known child of her parents, as it is not known if she has other siblings. The young girl spent her formative years in Beverly Hills before moving to New York and later to London, England.
Growing up, Jenette Goldstein had a love for both sport and acting. She initially intended on going professional as a gymnast before she eventually settled for acting. In England, she attended Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She got her first film role when she was 26, appearing in the 1986 American science fiction action horror film, Aliens, which was directed and written by James Cameron. Her role in the film as Private Vasquez earned her a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Goldstein’s performance in Aliens was a success and helped place her on the radar of many filmmakers. In the following year, she played the role of Diamondback in Near Dark, which earned her a nomination for the same award and category she had won in the previous year. In 1988, she starred in two films; first was the crime drama film, The Presidio, and then the apocalyptic thriller movie Miracle Mile. Still, in the same year, she appeared in a short film titled Martini Ranch: Reach.
Her next film role came in 1989, alongside actors Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, where she was cast as Detective Megan Shapiro in the second installment of Lethal Weapon, Lethal Weapon 2. In 1991, Goldstein starred alongside the 38th Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2: Judgement Day. She played the role of Jenelle Voight/T-1000 in the film. The film was the second installment of the Terminator franchise and it was also the second film directed by James Cameron that she had featured in.
In 1993, Jenette Goldstein starred as Detective Judy McCartney in the American crime drama TV movie, Donato and Daughter. A year later, she featured in the seventh film of the Star Trek series, Star Trek Generations, as a U.S.S Enterprise-B Science Officer. In 1995, she was cast as Rosa in the American action film Fair Game. Between 1997 and 1998, she featured in 5 films. In 1997, she played the role of Gabrielle in Touch Me, and then the role of an Irish mother in the American epic romance film Titanic, which was again directed, written and produced by James Cameron. In 1998, Goldstein portrayed Nurse Alvarez in Senseless, Alice the Maid in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and Fanny in Living Out Loud.
In the late 90s and early 2000s, she appeared in six films; Smut (1999), It Is What It Is (2001), Clockstoppers (2002), Home Room (2002), Duplex (2003), and Autopsy (2008).
Who Is Her Husband?
Jenette Goldstein is married to Aaron Noble, a co-founder of the Clarion Alley Mural Project. Noble was born in 1961, in San Francisco. It is not known for how long the couple has been married and if they have gone ahead to start a family, as the actress keeps her personal life away from the media’s prying eyes.
Jenette Goldstein did not play any major role throughout her acting career, which means she was unable to have earned as much as other top actresses that we know. Nevertheless, she has been able to make a decent living, mostly thanks to her women underwear line, Jenette Bras, which was founded in 2009. With that, she is said to have an estimated net worth of $300,000.