Jeanne Basone is a professional wrestler, actress, model, artisan soapmaker, and stuntwoman. She is best known by her ring name Hollywood in the women’s wrestling syndicated television show, G.L.O.W., Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Basone was the first G.L.O.W. girl hired and the only one to appear in all episodes of the show from the pilot through the final season. She and her costars were recently honored by the Cauliflower Alley Club, a fraternal professional wrestling organization, for their achievements in helping break the glass ceiling in the sport. On Wrestling & Everything Coast to Coast, Jeanne Basone discusses wrestling, television, and G.L.O.W.
After G.L.O.W., Basone continued to compete on the independent circuit. She appeared in several all-female wrestling promotions, including CRUSH, Beauty Slammers, and Hottest Ladies of Wrestling.
Basone appeared in numerous television series and films as an actress and stuntwoman, including JAG, Days of Our Lives, Chuck, Married… with Children, Saved by the Bell, The Larry Sanders Show, In Living Color, and Me, Myself & Irene.
She currently owns her own production company, Hollywould Productions, and travels around the world for appearances, comic conventions, and fan meet-and-greets. Basone has appeared in numerous television series and films as an actress and stuntwoman. She has been featured on the cover of magazines and even had a comic book created for her. Her newest comic book will be out in the winter of 2020 from Squared Circle Comics.
In 2017 Netflix debuted a fictional series about her rise from anonymity to worldwide fame called GLOW. The show was so successful; it was nominated for 10 Emmy awards.
Jeanne Basone discusses wrestling, television, and G.L.O.W.
Jeanne is currently working on her first memoir. She recently wrote the blurb on the back cover of the Arthur Ellis Award winner for best first crime novel- A.J Devlin’s second crime mystery book, “Rolling Thunder.” She also just wrote the forward for John Cosper’s book, “The Ballad of Elvira.” Jeanne now has her own new soap line, Hollywoodbotanika.com.
Jeanne is more active than ever. You can find out about all her endeavors in the interview below and through her contact info.
This week on Wrestling and Everything Coast to Coast, we have the honor to talk to the beautiful, talented, and vivacious Jeanne Basone, better known to the world as G.L.O.W.’S HOLLYWOOD! You won’t want to miss this interview: