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Jody Jaress

Jody Jaress was born as JoEllen Schafer. She is known for her work on Hollywoodland (2006), The Guest (2005) and Last Call (2009). She was previously married to Michael F. Jaress. See full bio »
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 2016 Retake (completed)
 2016 Duke (Short) (pre-production)
Amy Strong
 2015 Fragile Storm (Short)
Older Woman
 2014/I See Me (Short)
 2014 2 Bedroom 1 Bath
 2014 Traces of Memory (Short)
The Driver
 2012 Vaseline (Short)
 2011 Dating After Divorce (TV Series)
- Moms (2011) ... Ida
 2011 Kaylien (Short)
 2009 Far Gone (Short)
 2009 Little Fish, Strange Pond
 2009 So This Is Love (Short)
 2009 Absolute Evil - Final Exit
 2009/I Last Call (Short)
The Bartender
 2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)
- Self Made Man (2008) ... Ruby
 2008 Chain Link
 2007 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10725 (2007)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War
VIP Party Guest (uncredited)
 2006 Prometheus and the Butcher (Short)
 2006 Screech (Short)
Mrs. Russell Dillante
 2006/I Disposable (Short)
Wife / Mother
 2005/I The Guest (Short)
 2005 Diamond Zero
Friend (uncredited)
 2005 Romancing SaGa (Video Game)
Additional Voices (English version, voice, uncredited)
 2005 The Helix... Loaded
 2004 Shelter (Short)
 2004 DearS (TV Series)
Mrs. Kuwaoka / Fish Market Shopper
- Chiisakatta kashira (2004) ... Mrs. Kuwaoka / Fish Market Shopper (English version, voice)
- Amagamitai no (2004) ... Mrs. Kuwaoka / Fish Market Shopper (English version, voice)
 2004 Girls Bravo (TV Series)
Landlord (2005) (voice)
 2004 Paranoia Agent (TV Series)
Old Woman (English version, voice, as J.E. Jaress)
 2003 Rumic Theater: Mermaid Forest (TV Series)
Housewife, Auntie (English version, voice)
 2003 R.O.D the TV (TV Series)
Old Woman (English version, voice, as J.E. Jaress)
 2001 Marty the Magnificent (Short)
 2001 I My Me! Strawberry Eggs (TV Series)
Ruru Sanjo
- Itsuka yakusoku no nô meiku (2001) ... Ruru Sanjo
- Itsuwari no kuren jingu shokku (2001) ... Ruru Sanjo
- Konwaku no rabu paretto (2001) ... Ruru Sanjo
- Manatsu no yoru no sekushî gurosu (2001) ... Ruru Sanjo
- Hangyaku no byûrâ bôizu (2001) ... Ruru Sanjo
 1988 Fresh Kill
 1982 Crisis Counselor (TV Series)
- Breast Cancer (1982) ... Julie
 1979 Skatetown, U.S.A.
Skater / Dancer (uncredited)
 1979 Blind Ambition (TV Mini-Series)
Dean's Travel Companion (uncredited)
 1979 Transplant (TV Movie)
Secretary (uncredited)
 1979 Love at First Bite
Dancer (uncredited)
 1957 Divorce Court (TV Series)
Child of Estranged Couple (1957)
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Alternate Names:

J.E. Jaress


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Jody attended the _Monaco Charity Film Festival (2008)_ where she had two feature films competing against each other and a short respectively: Chain Link (2008) winning Best Picture, Chinaman's Chance: America's Other Slaves (2008) and The Guest (2005). See more »


Jody's trademark is definately her lucious hair ask anyone

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