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Lala Sloatman
Other namesLala Zappa
(m. 1996; div. 1998)

Lala Sloatman is an American actress. Her uncle was the musician Frank Zappa and her cousins are Ahmet, Diva, Moon, and Dweezil Zappa.[citation needed] She is frequently billed by her first name only and sometimes as Lala Zappa.


In the 1980s, Sloatman appeared in the films Watchers (1988) and Dream a Little Dream (1989), alongside her then-boyfriend Corey Haim.[1] Haim personally suggested her for the lead in a third movie, Prayer of the Rollerboys (1991), but the part went to Patricia Arquette. Sloatman's additional movie work includes Bunny Bunny Bunny (a short film which co-starred her cousin Moon and Kyle Richards), Pump Up the Volume (1990), Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993, as Lauren Holly's college roommate), Buy One, Get One Free* (1996), Manfast (2003), Net Games (2003, as a sexy serial killer) and Sofia Coppola's Somewhere (2010).[2]

Personal life

Sloatman dated Haim in the late 1980s and C. Thomas Howell in the early 1990s. She has a daughter, Lula. Sloatman was married to Chris Robinson, the lead singer of The Black Crowes, from 1996 to 1998.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Tequila Sunrise Sin Sister #2 (cameo role) Credited as Lala
1988 Watchers Tracey Credited as Lala
1989 Dream a Little Dream Shelley Credited as Lala
1990 Joe Versus the Volcano Blond Waitress in Chinese restaurant (cameo role) Credited as Lala
1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane Sorority Girl (cameo role) Credited as Lala
1990 Pump Up the Volume Janie
1991 L.A. Story Ariel's lesbian girlfriend Scenes deleted
1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Sherry Schnell
1993 Amityville: A New Generation Llanie Credited as Lala
Direct-to-video release
1994 Cityscrapes: Los Angeles Angel
1996 Buy One, Get One Free* Sophie (voice) Alternative title: Fix and Flinch
2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead Hooker in Loft
2003 Net Games Angel Alternative title: Net G@mes
2003 Manfast Taylor/Narrator Alternative title: Holding Out
2010 Somewhere[2] Layla


  1. ^ Allis, Tim; Alexander, Michael (8 August 1988). "Behind the Wheel of License to Drive, Fast Starter Corey Haim Guns His Biggest Star Vehicle to Date". People. 30 (6). Archived from the original on 10 January 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  2. ^ a b Chang, Justin (3 September 2010). "Somewhere". Variety. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  3. ^ Basham, David (2 January 2001). "Black Crowes' Chris Robinson Weds Kate Hudson". MTV. Retrieved 3 July 2010.
    - "Kate Hudson, Chris Robinson Separate". People. 14 August 2006. Archived from the original on 26 March 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2023.