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Jessica Rains

Jessica Rains was born on January 24, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jennifer Rains. She is an actress and producer, known for Sleeper (1973), Kotch (1971) and Islands in the Stream (1977). See full bio »

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Known For

Sleeper Woman in the Mirror
Kotch Dr. McKernan
Islands in the Stream
Oh, God! Book II


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 1984 Passions (TV Movie)
 1984 The Wild Life
Woman Next Door
 1982 Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (TV Movie)
 1982 Prime Suspect (TV Movie)
 1981 The Patricia Neal Story (TV Movie)
Nurse Jean
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway
Mary the Teller
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Mother #1
- A Case of the Crazies (1981) ... Mother #1
 1980 Oh, God! Book II
 1980 Little Miss Marker
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 2 (1979) ... Secretary
- Phantom of the Roller Coaster, Part 1 (1979) ... Secretary
 1979 Murder by Natural Causes (TV Movie)
 1978 Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women (TV Movie)
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Psych-Out (1977) ... Housewife
 1977 Visions (TV Series)
- The Dancing Bear (1977) ... Marina
 1977 Sex and the Married Woman (TV Movie)
Second Nun
 1977 Never Con a Killer (TV Movie)
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Mrs. Sellers
- A Good Smack in the Mouth (1977) ... Mrs. Sellers
 1977 Islands in the Stream
 1977 Family (TV Series)
- Taking Chances: Part 2 (1977) ... Ruth
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Mrs Bean
- Board of Rights (1976) ... Mrs Bean
 1976 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
- Episode #1.125 (1976) ... Joyce (credit only)
- Episode #1.121 (1976) ... Joyce (uncredited)
- Episode #1.120 (1976) ... Joyce
 1975 F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood (TV Movie)
Airport Waitress
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Ms. Simmons
- The Last Performance (1975) ... Ms. Simmons
 1972-1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
Margaret / Edna
- Equipment (1975) ... Margaret
- Decision (1972) ... Edna
 1975 Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tyler
 1974 Hurricane (TV Movie)
The Woman
 1974 Busting
 1973 Sleeper
Woman in the Mirror
 1973 Cannon (TV Series)
 1973 A Summer Without Boys (TV Movie)
Mrs. Rikki Persoff
 1973 Scream, Pretty Peggy (TV Movie)
Girl in Office
 1973 Shirts/Skins (TV Movie)
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
- Death Leap (1973) ... Secretary
 1973 Class of '63 (TV Movie)
Young Wife
 1972 Pete 'n' Tillie
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
Martha Lane
- The Savage Sentry (1972) ... Martha Lane
 1972 Butterflies Are Free
1st Girl (uncredited)
 1972 Portnoy's Complaint
Opening Girl
 1971 Kotch
Dr. McKernan
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Show Show Self (6 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jessica Raines

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As a child, Joan Crawford invited her to her daughter Christina's birthday party. She told Jennifer's mother that Jennifer could wear jeans. Jennifer showed up to the party the only little girl not dressed up. When Christina introduced Jennifer to her mother, Crawford said to Jennifer, "It was very nice to meet you. And now you may leave." Jennifer was also shown Christina's extensive doll ... See more »

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