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Bess Motta


Bess Motta is an American actress, singer and fitness personality. She is best known for portraying Ginger Ventura in James Cameron's classic The Terminator (1984), and as the lead instructor and choreographer for the television exercise program :20 Minute Workout (1982). She was born on February 10, 1958 in Burbank, California, the daughter of ... See full bio »

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The Terminator Ginger Ventura
(1984)
(1983)
You Talkin' to Me? Judith Margolis
(1987)

Filmography

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 2017 K.C. Undercover (TV Series)
Donna
- Keep on Truckin' (2017) ... Donna
 2016 Monty (Short)
Judy Garland
 1988 Broken Angel (TV Movie)
Woman at Carwash
 1987 New Monkees (TV Series)
Rita the Waitress / Rita
- My Three Sons (1987) ... Rita the Waitress
- The Game of Games (1987) ... Rita the Waitress
- Helen Goes Shopping (1987) ... Rita
- All My Martys (1987) ... Rita
- King of Space and Time (1987) ... Rita the Waitress
 1987 You Talkin' to Me?
Judith Margolis
 1984 The Terminator
Ginger Ventura
 1983 :20 Minute Workout (TV Series)
 1980 Seed of Innocence
Hooker (as Bess Motter)
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 1983 :20 Minute Workout (TV Series) (choreographer - 1984)
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 2003 Open Mike with Mike Bullard (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 19 February 2003 (2003) ... Herself
 1982 :20 Minute Workout (TV Series short)
Herself (1982) (as Bess Motter)
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 1998 Dirty Work
Aerobics Instructor
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Alternate Names:

Bess Motter

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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She has been credited with putting TV aerobics on the map, and has been called the "Aerobics Queen of the 1980s", having become a fitness advocate after returning from England 30 pounds overweight. See more »

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Aquarius

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