, born Pamela Jane Hardon in Frankfurt
. After a visit to New York
's Actors' Studio
during her college
years she abandoned her dream to be the first woman ambassador
to the Soviet Union
and pursued a career in acting. She is fluent in French
, and Russian
, was married to Dennis Quaid
for a time, and currently lives with her two childern in the San Fernando Valley
Her film credits include Carrie, Rock 'n' Roll High School, Halloween, Private Benjamin, and Stripes.
On a side note, if I wanted to be an actor and my last name was "Hardon", I'd probably change it too. Depending of course on what genre I wanted to work in.