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Dublin, Jessica

Post by Ciavazzaro » 29/08/2018, 16:19

In "Island of the Death" (1975)
Jessica Dublin was an actress who begin to work in the 70's both in Italy and Greece, and from the 90's also in the U.S. in Troma's movies.

She was born July 9, 1918 in New York City and died there 94 years later, on July 21, 2012. She was predeceased by her husband, Max Dublin, on August 15, 1982, and is survived by her son, Stephen Dublin, her daughter Carol Pfrommer, and her sister Alice Margolin. She led an adventurous life following her electrical engineer husband for extended stays in France, Germany, Italy, and Greece, with shorter stays in numerous other countries. While in Italy, Jessica embarked on a successful theatrical career where her blond good looks assured her of multiple roles. She spent her later years at home in Greenwich Village where she provided valuable counsel to young acting students.[1]

"I telephoned Jessica Dublin at her home in New York ten years ago. She couldn't believe anyone was interested in her or her career and thought I was joking. I wrote to her but she never wrote back. I think she must be older than the 1942 date, probably more like 1932. She did tell me that Fellini discovered her. And her first (real) role was in La caduta degli Dei (1969)".[2]

1. Info from her mortuary, published in The New York Times on August 10, 2012.
2. Testimony of our forum user "ex-fandessixtes" released in May 24, 2011.


Filmography
1969
  1. Camille 2000 .... Party guest (uncredited)
  2. Colpo rovente .... Hotel guest (uncredited)
  3. Fellini - Fellini - Block notes di un regista .... Prostitute (uncredited)
  4. Fellini Satyricon .... Woman dancing at Trimalcione's feast (uncredited)
  5. Il prof. dott. Guido Tersilli primario della clinica villa Celeste convenzionata con le mutue .... Patient (uncredited)
  6. La caduta degli Dei .... Nurse (credited)

    1970
  7. F.B.I. - Francesco Bertolazzi investigatore (TV series) - ep.: "Notte americana" .... Norma Blake (credited)
  8. Fragment of Fear .... American matron (credited)
  9. Scacco alla mafia .... Prostitute (credited)

    1971
  10. ...continuavano a chiamarlo Trinità .... Perla, mother of Trinità & Bambino (credited)
  11. The last rebel .... Ruby, Pearl's partner (credited)

    1972
  12. La mala ordina .... Miss Kenneth (credited)
  13. Rivelazioni di un maniaco sessuale al capo della squadra mobile .... Rossella, Renata's mother (credited)

    1973
  14. Il sesso della strega .... Evelyn Hilton (credited)
  15. Io e lui .... Mrs. Trotti (credited)
  16. Paolo il caldo .... Prostitute (uncredited)

    1974
  17. Piazza pulita .... Prostitute (credited)
  18. Psyhi kai sarka .... Mrs. Alsop (credited)

    1976
  19. La valle del minotauro .... Mrs. Zagros - frantic woman at police station (credited as "Jessica")
  20. Ta paidia tou Diavolou .... Patricia (credited)
  21. To agistri .... Blonde lady friend of Kostas (credited)
  22. To koritsi vomva / Death has blue eyes .... Geraldine Steinwetz (uncredited)
  23. Zo gia ton erota .... Hotel manager (credited)

    1977
  24. Passi di morte perduti nel buio .... Defilè personnel / Guest at evening dress parade (uncredited)
  25. Griechische feigen / Fruta Madura .... Lady in the hotel (uncredited)

    1978
  26. The Greek Tycoon .... Woman on Tomasi's boat (uncredited)

    1979
    To hamogelo tis Pythias / La Trombata - Quattro ladroni a caccia di milioni .... role? (credited)
  27. Turi e i paladini .... Jessica, the american lady (credited as "Jessica Doublin")

    1980
  28. Savage Hunt .... Hotel manager (uncredited)

    1988
  29. Troma's War .... Dottie (credited)

    1989
  30. Rejuvenatrix .... Ruth Warren (credited)
  31. The Toxic Avenger part 3 - The last temptation of Toxie .... Mrs. Junko (credited)

    1990
  32. Voodoo Dolls .... Blanche Trousdale (credited)

    1994
  33. The Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV series) - ep.: "X=Why?" .... Bingo lady (credited)

    1999
  34. A clown in Babylon .... Mother (credited)

    2004
  35. Meet the Pitts (Short) .... Mother (credited)
Additional credits
  • Ciao, Federico! (1970) - Documentary about the shooting of Fellini Satyricon (1969), which includes footage of Jessica being directed and given instructions by Fellini.
Filmography to check
  • Cerca di caprimi (1970 - credited)
  • Erotika zevgaria (1976 - credited)
  • The Electric Chair (1985 - credited) .... Mother
  • Escape from Safehaven (1989 - credited)
  • The Hotel Manor Inn (1997 - credited)
  • The Tromaville Café (TV series, 1997 - credited) .... Crazy Lady / Mrs.Junko
  • Somewhere in the city (1998 - credited)
  • A phrodisiac (1998 - credited) .... Mrs. Adler
  • God Is on Their Side (2002 - credited) .... Rabbi's Wife
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Ciavazzaro » 13/09/2018, 21:44

Nice little credited role from the greek thriller To agistri (1976) with Barbara Bouchet
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Here she is in The Devil's Men a.k.a. Land of the Minotaur (1976), where she is credited only as "Jessica"
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Big wonderful role for Jessica in the TV series FBI - Francesco Bertolazzi Investigatore - episode 4: "Notte americana" (1970)
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Johan Melle » 13/09/2018, 21:45

La mala ordina (1972) as Miss Kenneth - as usual, she does not disdain to show her beautiful legs
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Il prof. dott. Guido Tersilli primario della clinica villa Celeste convenzionata con le mutue (1969) as Patient
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Emiliano » 13/09/2018, 21:53

Piazza pulita (1974) as Prostitute
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The Rejuvenatrix (1988) as Ruth Warren
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Emiliano » 13/09/2018, 22:00

And this is the obituary from New York Times
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Emiliano » 13/09/2018, 22:14

Troma's War (1988) as Dottie
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Vodoo Dolls (1990) as Blanche Trousdale
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Johan Melle » 13/09/2018, 23:37

Jessica at the start of her career in Visconti's La caduta degli dei (1969) as a nurse
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Cinema Italiano » 17/09/2018, 18:03

Scacco alla mafia (1970) as Prostitute paid to pretend to buy drugs
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Already in the filmography.

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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Johan Melle » 26/09/2018, 2:06

I've just spotted her as one of the countless party guests in Camille 2000 (1969) - uncredited!
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Re: Jessica Dublin

Post by Emiliano » 02/04/2019, 15:32

Probably her biggest and famous role as the funny ex-prostitute, mother of Trinità & Bambino in ...continuavano a chiamarlo Trinità (1971)
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