Jennifer Westfeldt


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Jennifer is an American actress and filmmaker, who is perhaps best known for writing and starring in the indie hits, Kissing Jessica Stein (2001) and Friends with Kids (2011). A graduate from Yale University, Jennifer started her career as a New York-based theater actor, starring in over 25 off-Broadway and regional productions, before coming to ... See full bio »

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Kissing Jessica Stein Jessica Stein
(2001)
Friends with Kids Julie Keller
(2011)
Ira & Abby Abby Willoughby
(2006)
24 Meredith Reed
(2010)

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 2020 This Is Us (TV Series)
Claire
- A Hell of a Week: Part Two (2020) ... Claire
 2019 Mad About You (TV Series)
Donna Lawson
- Real Estate for Beginners (2019) ... Donna Lawson
 2017-2019 Younger (TV Series)
Pauline
- The Debu-taunt (2019) ... Pauline
- Friends with Benefits (2019) ... Pauline (credit only)
- The Bubble (2018) ... Pauline
- The End of the Tour (2018) ... Pauline
- A Titanic Problem (2018) ... Pauline
 2018 Queen America (TV Series)
Mandi Green
- Psychological Warfare (2018) ... Mandi Green
- Texas (2018) ... Mandi Green
- Ms. Claremore (2018)
 2016 Lemon (Short)
Penelope
 2016 10 Crosby (Short)
Elegant Woman
 2014 Girls (TV Series)
Annalise Pressler-Goings
- Only Child (2014) ... Annalise Pressler-Goings
 2012 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Jessica Meetcher
- Behind the Scenes (2012) ... Jessica Meetcher
 2012 Martha Speaks (TV Series)
Special Guest Appearance
- Cora! Cora! Cora!/Cora Encore! (2012) ... Special Guest Appearance (voice)
 2011 Friends with Kids
Julie Keller
 2007-2010 Notes from the Underbelly (TV Series)
Lauren Stone
- The Weekend (2010) ... Lauren Stone
- Accidental Family Bed (2010) ... Lauren Stone
- Spinning Out of Control (2010) ... Lauren Stone
- The Circle of Life (2010) ... Lauren Stone
- Odd Man Out (2010) ... Lauren Stone
 2010 24 (TV Series)
Meredith Reed
- Day 8: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (2010) ... Meredith Reed
- Day 8: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (2010) ... Meredith Reed
- Day 8: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2010) ... Meredith Reed
- Day 8: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (2010) ... Meredith Reed
- Day 8: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2010) ... Meredith Reed
 2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Jen Harmon
- An Honest Mistake (2009) ... Jen Harmon
- Before and After (2009) ... Jen Harmon
- Beat Your Heart Out (2009) ... Jen Harmon
 2009 Before You Say 'I Do' (TV Movie)
Jane Gardner
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series)
Jen Harmon
- Ex-Life (2009) ... Jen Harmon
 2007 Wainy Days (TV Series)
Nora
- Dorvid Days (2007) ... Nora
 2006 Ira & Abby
Abby Willoughby
 2005 Dante (TV Movie)
 2005 Keep Your Distance
Melody Carpenter
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Dr. Karen Fisher
- Man Hunt (2005) ... Dr. Karen Fisher
 2003 Untitled New York Pilot (TV Movie)
Catherine
 2003 Hack (TV Series)
Emily Carson
- Sinners and Saints (2003) ... Emily Carson
- Death of Innocence (2003) ... Emily Carson
 1998-2002 Holding the Baby (TV Series)
Kelly O'Malley
- Barefoot in the Nanny Park (2002) ... Kelly O'Malley
- Gordy's Choice (1999) ... Kelly O'Malley
- One Date at a Time (1998) ... Kelly O'Malley
- The Gay Divorcee (1998) ... Kelly O'Malley
- Looking for Mr. Hoppity (1998) ... Kelly O'Malley
 2001 The Gene Pool (TV Movie)
Jane Anderson
 2001 Kissing Jessica Stein
Jessica Stein
 2001 See Jane Run
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Leisha Elden
- The Burden of Perspective (2000) ... Leisha Elden
- The God Thing (2000) ... Leisha Elden
- Drawing the Line (2000) ... Leisha Elden
 1999 Snoops (TV Series)
Irene Hollis
- Separation Anxiety (1999) ... Irene Hollis
 1998 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)
Melissa
- Two Guys, a Girl and a Landlord (1998) ... Melissa
- Two Guys, a Girl and a Dad (1998) ... Melissa (credit only)
- Two Guys, a Girl and How They Met (1998) ... Melissa (credit only)
- Two Guys, a Girl and a Chance Encounter (1998) ... Melissa (credit only)
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Other Works:

In the 2003-2004 theater season, Jessica starred as "Eileen Sherwood" in the Broadway revival of Leonard Bernstein's musical, "Wonderful Town".


Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I guess what I learned about myself is I'm a bit of a socialist; I want everyone on the set to get equal treatment and credit. See more »

Trivia:

Jennifer's mother is from a German Jewish and Russian Jewish family. Jennifer's father has English, and some Swedish, Irish, French, and Scottish, ancestry. Through her father, Jennifer is descended from a Swedish nobleman (whose surname was originally "Wästfeldt"), and she is therefore listed in the Swedish Book of Peerage. See more »

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Aquarius

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