Since Graduating from Yale University with a BA in Psychology and Philosophy, Jessica has enjoyed a successful career as an actress. Her numerous television credits include a starring role in the daytime drama ‘One Life to Live,' for which she received an Emmy award nomination as Best Actress, and a six-year stint on the Emmy-winning ‘Judging Amy.' Jessica's additional credits include recurring roles on the hit HBO series ‘Big Love,' TNT's acclaimed ‘Saving Grace' starring Holly Hunter, Alan Ball's ‘True Blood,' and the Emmy-winning HBO comedy series ‘Dream On.' Jessica's feature film credits include the hit comedy ‘Wild Hogs,' Steven Shainberg's ‘Secretary,' and ‘Batman Forever' for director Joel Schumacher. In addition, Jessica has also made her mark as Mrs. Evans in the sequels, ‘High School Musical' 2 and 3 for director Kenny Ortega.
Jessica is also a founding member of the Plymouth Theatre Company in Los Angeles and on staff of the Powerhouse Theatre in Santa Monica, where she directs and produces, Spark off Rose, a monthly storytelling evening.