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1983 film “ Baby , It ’ s You ,” a role she got shortly after quitting high school . Liane also dubbed many foreign films into English , including “ La Cage Aux Folles .” The 1993 flick “ Benny and Joon ” ( starring Johnny Depp ) is the only film in her career that has her full name ‘ Liane Alexandra Curtis ’ credited . “ I wanted to try the three-name deal ( not unlike her co-star Mary Stuart Masterson whom she described as nothing but sweet and empathetic ) because I thought it would help things .” Also worth mentioning is her experiences making 1990 ’ s “ Kojak : None So Blind ,” a TV-movie naturally starring Telly Savalas as the eponymous detective . Liane brought her son to the shoot and worked with a NY crew in especially brutal cold weather , starring alongside other TV vets such as Marcia Gay Harden and Andre Braugher .
Last but not least in the list of fun facts is her role in another John Sayles flick , the wonderful 1984 comedy “ The Brother From Another Planet .” This time , Liane ’ s behind-the-scenes antics were relatively subdued . “ I was well-behaved on the set ,” says Liane . “ There was no audition and I was flattered to be asked to appear .”
But I would be remiss if I did not mention or ask Liane about the pop culture hit “ Sixteen Candles .” Her role of Randy has hardly been mentioned by critics , if at all , and it is a glaring omission because her role of Samantha ’ s best friend is significant . Just as significant is the knowledge that Liane ’ s off-camera behavior was not treated with a glowing reception by some . “ I jumped into the pool with my clothes on . I was hangin ’ with the Teamsters ,” says Liane . “ Molly
Liane Curtis with Molly Ringwald in 1984 ’ s “ Sixteen Candles ”
[ Ringwald ] was threatened by me . Whatever Molly wants , Molly gets ,” states Liane who clarified that the late writer-director John Hughes fulfilled the redhead superstar ’ s every demand . It was a test of some measure of unwarranted superiority when Molly would lay claim to speaking French , which Liane spoke as well ( remember , she translated foreign films ). Molly ’ s father was an accomplished jazz pianist – Liane ’ s mother was a jazz composer . “ I was a big personality !” ( As a side note , Liane ’ s mother , Paulette , negotiated Carmen McRae her first record deal with a fella named Bob Thiele Sr . whose son Bob Jr . was the music supervisor on “ Sons of Anarchy ”).
Aside from the occasional film and / or TV role , Liane also plays bass guitar with her soon-to-be 18-year-old daughter , Jaq [ short for Jacqueline ], a singer , every Tuesday . Liane is also the founder of Vulcan A Productions , a company that since 2005 helped produce and distribute feature films , reality shows and scripted shows as well . Liane ’ s latest project in the film vein , not associated with Vulcan A , is “ Terror Tales ” which is to be shot in Colorado . Liane is mum about the horror film or her role yet imdb states it as “ a wraparound story where a husband is taken on a ride from hell and is subjected to three horrific tales of terror while his family is held captive in an attached cargo trailer .” Clearly Liane will take on any role she is offered . But , in the end , she sums it up best : “ All you need is a bed and a toilet . The rest is all about nonsense .”

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