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Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953 in Hoboken, New Jersey) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Butterfly'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that [[BribingYourWayToVictory her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.]]

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Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953 in Hoboken, New Jersey) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Butterfly'', ''Film/{{Butterfly}}'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that [[BribingYourWayToVictory her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.]]



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->''"You know, it's not the people in Hollywood who go to see movies that will make a movie successful; it's the people all around the country; it's word-of-mouth."''

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* DawsonCasting: In ''Butterfly'' (1982), she was cast as a seventeen-year-old, although she was 28 at the time of filming.


She in total has no less than four Razzies to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}. A long-standing rumor exists that while giving an especially unfavorable performance of ''Theatre/TheDiaryOfAnneFrank'', an audience member shouted "SHE'S IN THE ATTIC!" when the Nazis came on-stage.

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She in total has no less than four Razzies to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}. A long-standing rumor exists apocryphal story claims that while giving an especially unfavorable performance of ''Theatre/TheDiaryOfAnneFrank'', an audience member shouted "SHE'S IN THE ATTIC!" when the Nazis came on-stage.


Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Butterfly'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that [[BribingYourWayToVictory her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.]]

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Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) 1953 in Hoboken, New Jersey) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Butterfly'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that [[BribingYourWayToVictory her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.]]

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* MsFanservice: Both ''Butterfly'' and ''The Lonely Lady'' have many scenes with her nude.


Zadora's acting career falls mainly into TheEighties, though her career goes back to TheSixties when she appeared in ''Film/SantaClausConquersTheMartians'' at the age of eight. Her fifteen minutes of fame ended after ''Film/TheLonelyLady'' and she has been fully retired since TheNineties. Her last acting appearances were doing a musical performance in ''Film/TheNakedGun 33 1\3: The Final Insult'' and an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' five years later.

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Zadora's acting career falls mainly into TheEighties, though her career goes back to TheSixties when she appeared in ''Film/SantaClausConquersTheMartians'' at the age of eight. Her fifteen minutes of fame ended after ''Film/TheLonelyLady'' and she has been fully retired since TheNineties. Her last acting appearances were doing a musical performance in ''Film/TheNakedGun 33 1\3: 33⅓: The Final Insult'' and an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' five years later.


She in total has no less than four Razzies to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}.

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She in total has no less than four Razzies to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}.
Music/{{Madonna}}. A long-standing rumor exists that while giving an especially unfavorable performance of ''Theatre/TheDiaryOfAnneFrank'', an audience member shouted "SHE'S IN THE ATTIC!" when the Nazis came on-stage.


Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Butterfly'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.

Zadora's acting career falls mainly into TheEighties, though her career goes back to TheSixties when she appeared in ''Film/SantaClausConquersTheMartians'' at the age of eight. Her fifteen minutes of fame ended after ''Film/TheLonelyLady'' and she has been fully retired since TheNineties. Her last acting appearance was in an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}''.

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Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Butterfly'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that [[BribingYourWayToVictory her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.

voters.]]

Zadora's acting career falls mainly into TheEighties, though her career goes back to TheSixties when she appeared in ''Film/SantaClausConquersTheMartians'' at the age of eight. Her fifteen minutes of fame ended after ''Film/TheLonelyLady'' and she has been fully retired since TheNineties. Her last acting appearance was appearances were doing a musical performance in ''Film/TheNakedGun 33 1\3: The Final Insult'' and an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}''.
''Series/{{Frasier}}'' five years later.


Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Film/{{Butterfly}}'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.

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Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Film/{{Butterfly}}'', ''Butterfly'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.


Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer who came to national attention in 1981, when following her starring role in the highly criticized ''Film/{{Butterfly}}'', she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year, while simultaneously winning the UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward for Worst Actress, and "Worst New Star" for the very same performance. Not surprisingly, afterwards it was revealed that her husband essentially provided a vacation for the Golden Globe voters.



Has to her credit a Golden Globe for best newcomer. She also has no less than four [[UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward Razzies]] to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}.

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Has to her credit a Golden Globe for best newcomer. She also in total has no less than four [[UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward Razzies]] Razzies to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}.



!!! Tropes Associated with Pia Zadora:
* BribingYourWayToVictory: She controversally won the Golden Globe for Best Newcomer through her husband essentially providing a vacation for voters.
* DullSurprise
* TheEighties

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!!! !! Tropes Associated associated with Pia Zadora:
Zadora's work:
* BribingYourWayToVictory: She controversally won TheEighties: Her acting career and the Golden Globe setting of said films fall mainly into this decade.
* DullSurprise: A common accusation leveled at her. At least her roles in her most (in)famous films had the excuse
for Best Newcomer through her husband essentially providing a vacation for voters.
* DullSurprise
* TheEighties
this of being suffering women.


[[quoteright:320:[[Film/TheLonelyLady http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Lonley_9869.png]]]]
[[caption-width-right:320:The undisputed master of DullSurprise.]]

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[[quoteright:320:[[Film/TheLonelyLady [[quoteright:315:[[Film/TheLonelyLady http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Lonley_9869.png]]]]
[[caption-width-right:320:The
org/pmwiki/pub/images/lonley.jpg]]]]
[[caption-width-right:315:The
undisputed master of DullSurprise.]]

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Pia stands five foot tall with an extremely petite build. Though she was never deliberately cast as part of a HugeGuyTinyGirl duo, any leading man she worked with automatically ''became'' this while sharing a screen with her.

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* BribingYourWayToVictory: She controversally won the Golden Globe for Best Newcomer through her husband essentially providing a vacation for voters.
* DullSurprise


Has to her credit a Golden Globe for best newcomer. She also has no less than four [[GoldenRaspberryAward Razzies]] to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}.

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Has to her credit a Golden Globe for best newcomer. She also has no less than four [[GoldenRaspberryAward [[UsefulNotes/GoldenRaspberryAward Razzies]] to her name, including worst new star of the decade and a nomination for worst actress of the ''century'', losing the latter "honor" to Music/{{Madonna}}.

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