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Interesting movie fact of the day

Did you know that the popular Vasquez character in Aliens, who paved the way for the tough Latino warrior-woman stereotype that so benefited Michelle Rodriguez’s career, was actually not Latino, but Jewish?

PFC Vasquez from Aliens

PFC Vasquez from Aliens

Yep! She is played by Jenette Goldstein, who has also appeared in other James Cameron movies like Terminator 2 (as John Connor’s foster mom), and Titanic (in a tiny cameo as some Irish immigrant that drowns or something). Now you know!

The chameleonic Jenette Goldstein

The chameleonic Jenette Goldstein


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