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Jerusha Hess


Jerusha Hess was born on July 12, 1980 in Olathe, Kansas, USA as Jerusha Elizabeth Demke. She is a writer and producer, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Nacho Libre (2006) and Austenland (2013). She is married to Jared Hess. They have one child. See full bio »
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Known For

Napoleon Dynamite
(2004)
Nacho Libre
Nacho Libre Writer
(2006)
Austenland
Austenland Writer
(2013)
Gentlemen Broncos
(2009)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (7 credits)
 2019 Nicktoons (writer) (announced)
 2015 Don Verdean (writer)
 2013 Austenland (screenplay)
  Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 2012) (developer - 6 episodes, 2012) (written by - 2 episodes, 2012)
- FFA (2012) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Bed Races (2012) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Pedro vs. Deb (2012) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Ligertown (2012) ... (creator) / (creator) / (written by)
- Thundercone (2012) ... (creator) / (creator) / (written by)
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos (written by)
 2006 Nacho Libre (written by)
 2004 Napoleon Dynamite (written by)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 2012 Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- FFA (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos (executive producer)
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 2003 Saints and Soldiers (camera loader)
 2002 The Singles Ward (second assistant camera)
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 2013 Austenland
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 2015 Don Verdean (writer: "Pillar of Salt")
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 2016/I Masterminds (the filmmakers wish to extend their personal thanks to the following for their contributions to the making of this movie)
 2011 Redemption: For Robbing the Dead (special thanks)
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 2009-2013 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #8.40 (2013) ... Herself
- Episode #5.7 (2009) ... Herself
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Attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Hometown is Olathe, Kansas. As of 2004, living in Draper, Utah.

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