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Jane Wiedlin (born 20 May 1958; age 61) is a musician and actress from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, who portrayed Trillya in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. She is most well-known for playing in the '80s rock band The Go-Go's. Their classic song We Got the Beat was used as the opening tune for Fast Times at Ridgemont High which starred Vincent Schiavelli, Hallie Todd, Scott Thomson, and Ray Walston. From 1995 to 1998, she fronted her own band called froSTed. The "ST" in froSTed is capitalized because she is a huge Star Trek fan.
Her first film role was the doomed singing telegram in Clue (1985, with Michael McKean and Christopher Lloyd). Wiedlin also played the part of Joan of Arc in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989, with Rod Loomis, Hal Landon, Jr., Bernie Casey, Dan Shor, Marjean Holden, Robert V. Barron, and J. Patrick McNamara). She went on to appear in Oatmeal (1994, with Heinrich James), the spy spoof Angels! (2000), and Firecracker (2004).
Wiedlin's television roles include a choir singer in a 2000 episode of Frasier, starring Kelsey Grammer.
Her voice credits include two 1998 episodes of The New Batman Adventures (with Robert Costanzo, Loren Lester, and Mark Rolston), Mission Hill (1999), King of the Hill (1999, with Pamela Segall and Stephen Root), The Wild Thornberrys (2000, Brock Peters, Bradley Pierce, Greg Ellis, Keith Szarabajka, Jerry Sroka, and Jeff Coopwood), Duck Dodgers (2003, with Michael Dorn and Richard McGonagle), and Scooby-Doo and the Legend of the Vampire (2003, with Frank Welker and Michael Bell).
2010 was to be the year of The Go-Go's Farewell Tour, but all concert dates were canceled when Wiedlin suffered a fall from twenty feet. The tour was rescheduled for 2011, and renamed "Ladies Gone Wild". The 2011 tour turned out not to be The Go-Go's final tour, although an actual farewell took place in 2016 and was called "Going, Going, Gone." Despite this, they have occasionally performed since, such as a series of shows in Los Angeles in July 2018.