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Name  Juanin Clay
Role  Actress
Spouse  Joe Lambie (m. 1981–1995)

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Full Name  Juanin Clay de Zalduondo
Born  November 26, 1949 (1949-11-26) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation  Film, television actress
Education  Harvard University, Ethel Walker School, Smith College
Movies  WarGames, The Legend of the Lone, The Long Summer of George A
Similar People  William A Fraker, John Wood, Barry Corbin, Ally Sheedy, John Badham
Died  March 12, 1995 (aged 45) Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Juanin Clay (born Juanin Clay de Zalduondo; November 26, 1949 – March 12, 1995) was an American actress whose films included WarGames and The Legend of the Lone Ranger.


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Edge's Juanin Clay in the pilot episode of L.A. Law (1986)


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Clay was a contender for the role of Wilma Deering in the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century but lost the role when Erin Gray returned to reprise her role from the theatrical release. Clay later guest starred in the Buck Rogers episode "Vegas in Space", playing "Marla Landers", who briefly partnered with Rogers. Clay appeared as a guest star on a number of TV series including Father Murphy, L.A. Law, and The Edge of Night (she originated the role of Raven Alexander, before Sharon Gabet took over the role). Clay was also married to actor Joe Lambie who played Logan Swift, one of the husbands of her character on The Edge of Night. In 1981, she appeared in The Legend of the Lone Ranger and in 1983 she had a small role in WarGames. In 1985, she played Jacqueline Kennedy in the mini-series Robert Kennedy & His Times. She was a founding member of The New York Acting Unit, a Shakespearean repertory group, and the co-author, producer and director of King of the City, a drama about Al Capone.


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She attended The Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut. She graduated from Smith College, then earned a Master's in Education from Harvard University.


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The cause of her death is disputed. Some sources say she died of breast cancer, however the user-edited Internet Movie Database site says her death was caused by a heart ailment. The Los Angeles Times reported that she died "after a lengthy illness" and that she was a Christian Scientist.


The Valley Theatre League of Los Angeles created the Juanin Clay Lifetime Achievement Award in her memory.


Shannon's Deal (TV Series)
- Greed (1991)
American Playhouse (TV Series) as
Dorthea Lummis
- Land of Little Rain (1989) - Dorthea Lummis
L.A. Law (TV Series) as
Judge Alice Ratakowsky
- Pilot (1986) - Judge Alice Ratakowsky
Our Family Honor (TV Series) as
Rita Danzig
- Pilot (1985) - Rita Danzig
Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini Series) as
Jacqueline Kennedy
- Episode #1.3 (1985) - Jacqueline Kennedy
- Episode #1.2 (1985) - Jacqueline Kennedy
- Episode #1.1 (1985) - Jacqueline Kennedy
WarGames as
Pat Healy
Father Murphy (TV Series) as
Amanda Singer
- The Parable of Amanda (1982) - Amanda Singer
The Long Summer of George Adams (TV Movie) as
Ann Sharp
The Legend of the Lone Ranger as
Amy Striker
Nero Wolfe (TV Series) as
Annabel Frey
- In the Best Families (1981) - Annabel Frey
Foul Play (TV Series) as
- The Big Bang (1981) - Pandora
House Calls (TV Series)
- Sex and the Single Surgeon (1980)
The Associates (TV Series) as
Yvonne Winslow
- The Party (1980) - Yvonne Winslow
Skag (TV Series) as
- Pilot (1980) - Joyce
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) as
Major Marla Landers
- Vegas in Space (1979) - Major Marla Landers
The Fantastic Seven (TV Movie) as
Dinah Latimore
Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery (TV Movie)
The Edge of Night (TV Series) as
Charlotte 'Raven' Alexander Jameson Swift Whitney #1 (1976-1977)
Archive Footage
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series) as
Major Marla Landers
- A Blast for Buck (1980) - Major Marla Landers (uncredited)


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