About Jessie Ward


Jessie Ward was b
orn in New Jersey, and is a classically trained ballerina who began studying ballet seriously at the age of nine.  She lived and studied at the School of American Ballet as a teenager and attended high school at the Professional Childrens School in New York.  Jessie was chosen as the highest scoring dancer in the United States by Britain’s Royal Academy of Dancing, earning her a ballet scholarship to study in England.  She has performed numerous solo and principal roles with various professional ballet companies across the United States.

Pursuing her acting career, she left New York for Los Angeles, and has appeared in numerous national television commercials as well as performing in a music video with Jennifer Lopez.  In March of 2006, Jessie landed a guest role as Brianna on FX Network’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” alongside Eddie Mekka and Danny DeVito.  Jessie played the female lead opposite Tatum O’Neal in “Wicked Wicked Games”, which was her second appearance on MyNetworkTV, having previously been cast as Penelope in “Desire”. 

Since then she has appeared as a Guest Star on “CSI”, and was cast as the female lead in a thriller for Warner Brothers called “Rest Stop Don’t Look Back”.  She's also completed filming her role as Rebecca in a new indie film called "Godspeed", in Alaska, which opened in theaters on April 2 in NY and April 9 in Los Angeles.  She’s also attached to co-star in a new tv sitcom, “One of the Girls”,  which is currently in development.  She’s also been quite busy working on projects in the Southeast, a new TV show called “Reed Between the Lines”, “One Tree Hill”, “Drop Dead Diva” and the film, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”.

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