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Overview (3)

Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Birth NameJennifer Marie Shakeshaft
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Originally from the small town of Monument, Colorado, Jennifer has made her way to the great city of Los Angeles, California where her career is on the rise. Throughout her youth, she was known as the "class-clown". Whether she was doing stand-up routines, winning competitions in Humor, or likely joking with friends during class, most that knew her were sure she would pursue a career in comedy. Although she loved making others laugh, she spent most of her extra time playing volleyball for the school and excelling in choir. It wasn't until she left for college, that Jennifer began to focus on her determination to succeed in the brutal entertainment industry.

As a beloved traveler, beginning in 2002, Jennifer studied at The University of Colorado for a semester before she transferred out to New York City in 2003 to attend The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. While her heart belonged in the Big Apple. To this day, Jennifer misses New York. Jennifer has worked as an actress in Louisiana, Texas and of course California.

Being nicknamed a "Renaissance" girl, Jennifer also excels at performing on stage, doing at least one show a year. She loves to sing and write, hoping to one day find time to write a screenplay that will showcase her love of comedy. As well as seeing Jennifer on the big screen, you can also hear her vocal talents on Adult Swim and Cartoon Network on such shows as Shin Chan, Ghost Hunt, and One Piece.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: J. S.

Trivia (13)

Originally, was supposed to play "Jenny" in the Walking Tall series, but when they chose the café where she was to work, it was also called, "Jenny's Cafe", so they changed her characters' name to "Krystal" to avoid confusion.
Most of the footage shot of the rape scene in Walking Tall the Payback was lost during production because someone accidentally turned on a light while developing the film. There was no re-shooting needed to piece together the scene. In fact, some footage had to be cut to keep it from being "too painful to watch".
Originally excelled at comedy which is what first inspired her to get in the business.
Attended school at American Musical Dramatic Academy in New York City.
Has a Maltese named "Miles".
In 2009 won a Column Award for 'Best Supporting Actress in a Play' for her performance in "Crimes of the Heart".
Was a "bus-boy" at TGI Friday's while attending high school.
Is the youngest of three sisters.
Co-host of Gamestop TV.
Appeared as 'Beatrice' on two episodes of "The Young and the Restless".
Jennifer auditioned five times over the course of a year before being cast in Terrence Malicks' "Tree of Life".
Was never given a copy of the script from Terrence Malicks' "Tree of Life", basing much of her performance on improvisation.
Los Angeles California [2011]

Personal Quotes (1)

I am absolutely positive that enough hard work in life, enough perseverance, and the perfect amount of dedication can take you anywhere you want to be.

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