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Jennifer Westfeldt

Jennifer is an American actress and filmmaker, who is perhaps best known for writing and starring in the indie hits, Kissing Jessica Stein (2001) and Friends with Kids (2011). A graduate from Yale University, Jennifer started her career as a New York-based theater actor, starring in over 25 off-Broadway and regional productions, before coming to ... See full bio »

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 2014 Girls (TV Series)
Annalise Pressler-Goings
- Only Child (2014) ... Annalise Pressler-Goings
 2012 Martha Speaks (TV Series)
Special Guest Appearance
- Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore! (2012) ... Special Guest Appearance (voice)
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series)
Jen Harmon
- Ex-Life (2009) ... Jen Harmon
 2007 Wainy Days (TV Series)
- Dorvid Days (2007) ... Nora
 2005 Keep Your Distance
Melody Carpenter
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
- Man Hunt (2005) ... Karen
 2005 Dante (TV Movie)
 2003 Untitled New York Pilot (TV Movie)
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
Emily Carson
 1998-2002 Holding the Baby (TV Series)
Kelly O'Malley
- Barefoot in the Nanny Park (2002) ... Kelly O'Malley
- Gordy's Choice (1999) ... Kelly O'Malley
- One Date at a Time (1998) ... Kelly O'Malley
- The Gay Divorcee (1998) ... Kelly O'Malley
- Looking for Mr. Hoppity (1998) ... Kelly O'Malley
 2001 The Gene Pool (TV Movie)
Jane Anderson
 2001 See Jane Run
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Leisha Elden
- The Burden of Perspective (2000) ... Leisha Elden
- The God Thing (2000) ... Leisha Elden
- Drawing the Line (2000) ... Leisha Elden
 1999 Snoops (TV Series)
Irene Hollis
- Separation Anxiety (1999) ... Irene Hollis
 1998 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)
- Two Guys, a Girl and a Landlord (1998) ... Melissa
- Two Guys, a Girl and a Dad (1998) ... Melissa (credit only)
- Two Guys, a Girl and How They Met (1998) ... Melissa
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In the 2003-2004 theater season, Jessica starred as "Eileen Sherwood" in the Broadway revival of Leonard Bernstein's musical, "Wonderful Town".


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Well, you know, I'm quite a reluctant writer. I'm not someone who set out to be a writer or really wanted to be. See more »


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