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Jody Jaress

Jody Jaress was born as JoEllen Schafer. She is known for her work on Fragile Storm (2015), Hollywoodland (2006) and So This Is Love (2016). She was previously married to Michael F. Jaress. See full bio »

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Fragile Storm Older Woman
Hollywoodland Mannix Maid
Retake Debbie


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  Alone (announced)
 2019 Life Goes On (Short) (pre-production)
 2018 Mother's Day Memories (Short) (post-production)
Mother (Maggie)
  Mykonos Blue (completed)
Grandmother Paloma
 2016 So This Is Love (Short) (completed)
 2016 Retake
 2016 Duke (Short)
Kate 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)
 2010 Boys on Film 5: Candy Boy
The Bartender (segment "Last Call")
 2009 Far Gone (Short)
 2009/I Last Call (Short)
The Bartender
 2009 So This Is Love (TV Series short)
- When Did We Meet (2009) ... Josey
- Am I Still Pretty (2009) ... Josey
- We Never Talk (2009) ... Josey
 2009 Little Fish, Strange Pond
 2009 Absolute Evil - Final Exit
 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/I Disposable (Short)
Wife / Mother
 2006 Prometheus and the Butcher (Short)
 2006 Hollywoodland
Mannix Maid
 2006 Screech (Short)
Mrs. Russell Dillante
 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 Môsô dairinin (TV Mini-Series)
Old Woman (English version, voice, as J.E. Jaress)
 2003 Takahashi Rumiko gekijô: Ningyo no mori (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 Read or Die (Video short)
Old woman
 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
- Part IV (1979) ... Dean's Travel Companion (uncredited)
- Part III (1979) ... Dean's Travel Companion (uncredited)
- Part II (1979) ... Dean's Travel Companion (uncredited)
- Part I (1979) ... 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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Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

J.E. Jaress


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On April 30, 2015, for her years of performing and contribution to the jazz and blues community, Jody Jaress was Honored as a "Jazz Living Legend" and Inducted into the foundation by the Duke Ellington Society of L.A., the Living Legend Foundation, JaZzabration, NAACP Beverly Hills and Hollywood, and by the City of Los Angeles as an official event to celebrate "International Jazz Day" created by ... See more »


Jody's trademark is definitely her luscious hair. Ask anyone



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