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Overview (3)

Born in Italy
Birth NameJennifer Goldie Diamante Missoni
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jennifer Missoni was born in Italy and raised in Varese where she attended the European School. She was taught in French and English and became a natural trilingual. At a young age she took up an intense interest in horseback riding and ice skating and soon after became a competitive equestrian and skater. At the age of 12 she began attending theater camps in Maine and Michigan and by the age of 17 she was enrolled in the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. When she returned to Italy she continued her studies at The Centro Teatro Attivo in Milan. She finished her high school studies at The American School in Switzerland graduating with honors in musical theater. In 2004, Jennifer moved to Manhattan and began studying with Susan Batson at her studio, Black Nexxus. Since then she has guest starred on Fringe, Medium, Army Wives, Royal Pains, White Collar, Melrose Place, Law and Order and Law and Order: Criminal Intent, as well as, recurring roles on Gossip Girl and Damages. In 2007 she starred as Elissa in the Off-Broadway hit Angry Young Women In Low Rise Jeans With High Class Issues. She will make her feature film debut in 2012 starring in the supernatural thriller Playback alongside Christian Slater.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sarah Ivory

Trivia (7)

Graduated from The American School in Switzerland with honors in musical theater.
Was born and raised in Italy.
Was a competitive equestrian and figure skater as a teenager.
Is a trained ballet and jazz dancer.
Is fluent in French and Italian.
Heritage is Russian, Romanian, American on her mother's side and Austrian, Dalmatian, Italian on her father's side.
Starring as Elissa in the Off-Broadway production of "Angry Young Women In Low Rise Jeans With High Class Issues" which opens September 13th at The Players Theater in New York City. [September 2007]

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