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Joan Severance

Joan Severance (Black Scorpion):
After a string of small roles in TV (“Wiseguy”, “Just Deserts” ) & film (“See No Evil, Hear No Evil”, “No Holds Barred”, “Bird On A Wire”) Joan was cast as sexy crime fighter “Black Scorpion”, the female equivalent of Batman, in two made for TV movies.

Joan Severance Fact File:

Birth Name: Joan Severance

Date Of Birth: 22nd December 1958,

Place Of Birth: Houston, Texas, USA

Height: 5’ 9” 1/2

Natural Hair Color: Brunette

Shoe Size : 9

Spouse: Eric Milan (1977 - 1984)

Signature TV Movies:
“Black Scorpion” (1995)
“Black Scorpion II: Aftershock” (1997)

Film Debut & Trivia:
Joan’s made her film debut in the Mel Gibson cop thriller, “Lethal Weapon” (1987 - Uncredited). She appeared briefly as a girl in a black play suit. 3 years later, in 1990, Joan appeared again, in another Mel Gibson movie, (this time in a speaking role),the action comedy classic “Bird On A Wire”.

Joan Severance
Joan Severance
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“Black Scorpion” TV Movies Now on DVD & VHS :

Black Scorpion
Black Scorpion [DVD](1996) DVD
Sexy, fast-paced action tale stars Joan Severance as an undercover cop who decides to take matters into her own hands after her father is murdered. Donning a mask and a tight leather uniform, she becomes the Black Scorpion, policing the city in her Porsche in search of her father's killer. Garrett Morris, Rick Rossovich and Casey Siemaszko also star. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; interviews; audio commentary by Severance; biographies; interactive menus; scene access.

Black Scorpion II [DVD](1997) DVD
That beautiful crimebuster Black Scorpion is back, this time facing two criminal masterminds who present her biggest challenge yet: Gangster Prankster, a demented jokester, and the seismic supervillain AfterShock. Black Scorpion attempts to save the city before the bad guys--or the police--get to her first. Joan Severance, Garrett Morris and Whip Hubley star. 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; "making of" documentary; biographies; interactive menus; scene access.

Black Scorpion(1996) VHS
Black Scorpion II(1997) VHS


Other Joan Severance Movies on DVD & VHS:

See No Evil, Hear No Evil [DVD](1989) DVD
Together again, Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor are a deaf man and a blind man who become accidental witnesses to mob murder and have to team up to stay alive. Hit slapstick farce also stars Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey. 103 min. Widescreen (Enhanced) and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Surround, French; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, Korean,

Bird On A Wire [DVD](1990) DVD
A hair-raising action-comedy starring hunky Mel Gibson and hilarious Goldie Hawn. Mel's a former drug dealer who rats on federal agent-turned-pusher David Carradine. Now, Mel's in trouble and Goldie, a former girlfriend, joins him on a cross-country, chase-filled odyssey. With Bill Duke & Joan Severance. 106 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Surround, French; Subtitles: Spanish.

Criminal Passion(1994) VHS
A gorgeous female detective investigating the brutal murder of a young woman is drawn into an erotic affair with the victim's boyfriend, after he's cleared of the crime. But when the detective's partner and ex-lover discovers new evidence implicating the boyfriend, it becomes a deadly game to find the guilty party. Joan Severance and Anthony John Denison star in this scorcher. Unrated version; 96 min.

Profile For Murder(1997) VHS
When she begins to fall in love with her latest patient, a man suspected by the police in a string of violent killings, a criminal psychologist loses her objectivity...but will she also lose her life? Taut suspense tale stars Lance Henriksen, Joan Severance, Jeff Wincott. 95 min.

In Dark Places(1997) VHS
Following her father's death, Chapelle reunites with Chazz, her estranged half-brother, whom she decides must be killed in order to gain her father's fortune. Her plan involves luring Chazz and his friend Karl in a torrid love triangle. Joan Severance, Bryan Kestner and John Vargas star. 96 min.

The Last Seduction II [DVD](1998) DVD
Joan Severance follows in Linda Fiorentino's footsteps, playing a manipulative, sultry woman out to dupe the men around her. She's a gorgeous American living in Barcelona who uses her skills at computer hacking to swindle a Yank criminal involved in the world of phone sex. Con O'Neill and Beth Goddard also star in this erotically-charged experience. 96 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; interactive menus; scene access.

Cause Of Death [DVD](2000) DVD
Deputy district attorney Patrick Bergin, investigating the murder of a businessman and cousin to the mayor, finds victim's wife Joan Severance the prime suspect. But the more Bergin learns about the case, the more sympathetic he is to Severance, and he soon finds himself attracted to the sexy defendant. What effect will his desires have on the complex, high-profile case? With Michael Ironside. 95 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: Spanish; biographies; theatrical trailers.


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