|Jess Weixler Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||June 8, 1981|
Jess Weixler is an American actress who honed her acting skills at the prestigious Juilliard School. After having done a lot of work in the theater circuit, she started her mainstream acting career with a couple of appearance in the TV shows such as Guiding Light, Hack, and Everwood. She got her breakthrough with her work in the horror movie, Teeth. She became a household name after she was cast in a recurring role in the legal drama TV series, The Good Wife.
Jessica Morgan Weixler
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Santa Monica, California, United States
Jess Weixler studied at the Atherton High School in her hometown of Louisville. She had later got enrolled at the Walden Theatre Conservatory Program. She had also taken classes at The Julliard School.
- Father – Mark Weixler
- Mother – Donna Emerick
- Siblings – Unknown
Jess Weixler is represented by Imprint PR (Public Relations Agency).
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jess Weixler has dated –
- Hamish Brocklebank (2015-Present) – In December 2015, Weixler got married to the British businessman, Hamish Brocklebank at a romantic beach wedding. They had been dating for several years before they decided to tie the knot. In November 2018, she revealed that they were expecting their 1st child.
Race / Ethnicity
Jess Weixler has used her social media posts to promote products and brands such as –
- Rebecca Taylor
Best Known For
- Being cast in the role of Dawn O’Keefe in the comedy-horror movie, Teeth.
- Having played the lead role in the independent comedy movie, The Big Bad Swim
- Portraying a recurring role in the legal and political drama show, The Good Wife from 2013 to 2014
In 2005, she made her theatrical film debut in the romantic comedy movie, Little Manhattan.
First TV Show
In 2003, Jess Weixler made her first TV show appearance on the soap opera, Guiding Light.
Jess Weixler Favorite Things
- Fashion Designers – Honor, Kal Rieman, and Cynthia Vincent
- Directors – The Coen Brothers and Michael Haneke
- TV Shows – Breaking Bad, The Good Wife, and Six Feet Under
- Movies – The Intouchables (2011), Amour (2012)
Source – Elle
Jess Weixler Facts
- While growing up, she was a member of the Chamber Singers choral group and The River City Players acting group.
- While studying at the Julliard School, she studied with actress Jessica Chastain. She also participated in the Bruce Brubaker’s InterArts performance project at the acting school.
- In 2007, she attracted a lot of attention from acting scouts and casting directors with her masterful performance in Teeth. She also won the “Special Jury Prize” at the Sundance Film Festival.
- The New York Magazine declared her the “New Indie Queen” of the year in January 2009. She was also included in the list featuring “New Yorkers you need to know”.
- The creators of the romantic drama movie, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, had written the role of Kate Rigby especially for her.
- In her high school class, she was voted as the most talented.
- She made her directorial debut with the comedy-drama movie, Apartment Troubles in 2014. Her close friend Jennifer Prediger was the co-director. The movie was also their debut as a screenwriter and they played the leading roles in the movie as well.
- Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Featured Image by Jess Weixler / Instagram