Jenette Elise Goldstein (born February 4, 1960) is an American actress who played Private Vasquez in the 1986 film Aliens. Aliens was Goldstein's first film role. Other notable films she has appeared in include Near Dark (1987), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991) and Titanic (1997).

For her role in Aliens, Goldstein won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Awards and Nominations[]

Year Film Notes
1986 Aliens Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress


Year Title Notes
1986 Aliens
1987 Near Dark With Lance Henriksen and Bill Paxton
1988 The Presidio
Miracle Mile
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 With Steve Boyum, Lionel Douglass, Danny Glover, Steve Kahan, Mark Rolston and Pat Skipper
1991 Terminator 2: Judgement Day With Michael Biehn,[1] Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen and Gerard G. Williams, directed by James Cameron
1993 Donato and Daughter
1994 Star Trek Generations
1995 Fair Game With Dan Hedaya
1997 Touch Me
Titanic With Simon Crane, Michael Papajohn and Bill Paxton, directed by James Cameron
1998 Senseless With Brad Dourif
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas With Gary Busey, Kim Flowers and Harry Dean Stanton
Living Out Loud
1999 Smut
2001 It Is What It Is
2002 Clockstoppers With Michael Biehn
Home Room
2003 Duplex With James Remar
2008 Autopsy With William Hope
2014 Under the Hollywood Sign

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  1. Biehn's appearance in Terminator 2: Judgement Day was cut from the theatrical release, but later reinstated in the extended Special Edition
  2. Adam Wills, "Actress Finds Feminist Fanboys in 'Alien' Places", Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, June 10, 2009, p. 9 (retrieved June 15, 2009).