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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 Austenland (2013), Napoleon Dynamite (2004) and Nacho Libre (2006). She is married to Jared Hess. They have one child. See full bio »

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Austenland Writer
(2013)
(2004)
Nacho Libre Writer
(2006)
(2009)

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Hide Hide Show Show Writer (8 credits)
  Nicktoons (writer) (announced)
 2015 Don Verdean (writer)
 2013 Austenland (screenplay)
  Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 2012) (developed for television by - 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)
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 2012 Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- FFA (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Pedro vs. Deb (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Thundercone (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos (executive producer)
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 2013 Austenland
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 2003 Saints and Soldiers (loader)
 2002 The Singles Ward (second assistant camera)
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 2015 Don Verdean (writer: "Pillar of Salt")
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 2018 The Insufferable Groo (Documentary) (very special thanks)
 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)
Self
- Episode #8.40 (2013) ... Self
- Episode #5.7 (2009) ... Self
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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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