Jess Weixler

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Jessica "Jess" Weixler is an American actress, best known to date as the lead in the comedy-horror film Teeth and the comedy The Big Bad Swim. She graduated in 1999 from Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where she also attended the Walden Theatre Conservatory Program and was in The River City Players acting group and in the Chamber Singers choral group and was voted "most talented", and then attended Juilliard.

She was nominated for a Breakthrough Award at the Gotham Awards in 2007 and won the Special Jury Prize in Dramatic category For a juicy and jaw-dropping performance at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007 both for her role in Teeth. She also appeared in the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In January 2009, she was named by New York Magazine as the "New Indie Queen" of the year and one of the fourteen "New Yorkers you need to know." She currently lives in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jessica "Jess" Weixler is an American actress, best known to date as the lead in the comedy-horror film Teeth and the comedy The Big Bad Swim. She graduated in 1999 from Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where she also attended the Walden Theatre Conservatory Program and was in The River City Players acting group and in the Chamber Singers choral group and was voted "most talented", and then attended Juilliard.

She was nominated for a Breakthrough Award at the Gotham Awards in 2007 and won the Special Jury Prize in Dramatic category For a juicy and jaw-dropping performance at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007 both for her role in Teeth. She also appeared in the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In January 2009, she was named by New York Magazine as the "New Indie Queen" of the year and one of the fourteen "New Yorkers you need to know." She currently lives in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jess Weixler, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1981-06-08

Place of Birth Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Lamb as Linny
2014 Listen Up Philip as Holly
2014 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her as Katy Rigby
2014 Apartment Troubles as Nicole
2014 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
2013 The Face of Love as Summer
2013 Somebody Up There Likes Me as Lyla
2012 The Normals
2012 Best Man Down as Kristin
2012 Free Samples as Jillian
2011 The Man Who Never Cried as Ginny
2010 A Woman as Julie
2010 As Good As Dead as Amy (uncredited)
2010 Yes as Woman
2010 Audrey the Trainwreck as Tammy
2009 Today's Special as Carrie
2009 Alexander the Last as Alex
2009 Peter and Vandy as Vandy
2007 Teeth as Dawn O'Keefe
2006 The Big Bad Swim as Jordan Gallagher
2005 Medium(1 episode)
2002 Hack(1 episode)
2002 Everwood(1 episode)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(2 episodes)

Writing

2014 Apartment Troubles … Writer

Directing

2014 Apartment Troubles … Director

Production

2014 Apartment Troubles … Producer

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