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Jessica Parker Kennedy is a Canadian actress of film and television. Born in Calgary, Alberta her first string of screen work began with the television film, Santa Baby (2006), as Lucy the Elf, a role she reprises in the television film sequel, Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2009). With a repertoire of television credits, Jessica’s continuing work ties with series such as V (2009), Undercovers (2010) and Smallville (2001). She made several supporting role appearances in television-made features, including Volcanosaur (2011) and Collision Earth (2011). Jessica has also appeared in high-profile movies, such as the biographical comedy 50/50 (2011), starring rising stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick. She also had a role in the action film, In Time (2011), starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. Jessica is best known for her roles on Smallville and, more recently, on the supernatural drama, The Secret Circle (2011), as “Melissa”. Jessica can be seen in the hit STARZ show, Black Sails (2014), and will be appearing in The Perfect Guy (2015) with Michael Ealy (2015). Jessica Parker Kennedy is also a trained singer and splits her time between Vancouver and Los Angeles.
Interesting Facts about Jessica Parker Kennedy
- Was originally cast in the 2010 spy drama series Undercovers (2010) as the younger sister of female lead Gugu Mbatha-Raw, but was later replaced by Mekia Cox.
- She is of Italian, Russian and African descent.
- She is a trained singer.
- She is biracial.
- Ranked #94 on Maxim’s “Hot 100” of 2014 list.
Personal Quotes by Jessica Parker Kennedy
We come from different backgrounds. Some people grow up with money in their pocket, or they have a certain last name; others have nothing. But it comes down to work ethic. That’s where we all play on the same playing field.- Jessica Parker Kennedy
I like when a man has a positive self-image, no matter what he looks like. I’m not into rock-hard abs.- Jessica Parker Kennedy
I like timeless and classic pieces with an interesting and modern twist. And I love a little funk!- Jessica Parker Kennedy
I always make sure to eat a healthy breakfast because it’s the first meal you eat that fuels your body for the rest of the day. Plus, breakfast is the perfect time to get away with eating carbs because they’ll be burned off before the day is done, so every now and then I splurge on a Belgian waffle – my favorite!- Jessica Parker Kennedy
I’m an only child raised by a single mom. She’s always been supportive of what I wanted to do.- Jessica Parker Kennedy