January 1, 1959 (age 64) (
Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Sunny Johnson, Cynthia Rhodes, Crazy Legs
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
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Marine Jahan (born January 1, 1959, Versailles, France) is a French actress and dancer.
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In the United States, she is most widely known for having doubled for Jennifer Beals in the 1983 movie Flashdance. At the time of the film's release, Jahan's role was controversial for several reasons. Beals was an unknown actress when Flashdance premiered, and throughout the movie were close-ups of what was purported to be Beals' body. However Marine Jahan's role was not listed on the movie's opening or ending credits, and because the movie was a huge hit by the time the truth of Jahan's contribution had become public knowledge, some felt deceived to learn they had been looking at Jahan's body dancing, not Beals'. The producers of the film stated it was never a secret that they had used a stunt double, and Jahan's name did not appear because Paramount Pictures shortened the closing credits.
Jahan's other major film appearance was as a dancer in "Torchie's" bar in the 1984 movie Streets of Fire.
Jahan also played the role of Madame St. Cyr in the 1997 Broadway production of The Scarlet Pimpernel. She also made a guest appearance on the short-lived television series, The Wizard in 1986. She played the part of a dancer who is paralyzed after being shot by a stalker.