Mollen in April 2005
|Born||Jenny Ann Mollen
(1979-05-30) May 30, 1979
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Jason Biggs (m. 2008)|
Jenny Ann Mollen (born May 30, 1979) is an American actress and New York Times best selling author. She is known for her portrayal of Nina Ash on the television series Angel, and for Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave. She also writes a humorous column for The Smoking Jacket, a website affiliated with Playboy, as well as an advice column for Playboy.
Mollen was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and has a sister and a brother. Her work in local theater led to work with The Old Globe in San Diego, California, The Idywild School, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon. Her father is Jewish and she was raised culturally Jewish. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles‘s School of Theater, Film, and Television. While there she broke into the film industry. Her father, osteopathic physician Dr. Art Mollen, has published five books on health topics and has appeared as a health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show and other media outlets.
In 2005, Mollen announced in an interview about her plans to perform in London in a play she wrote about her dog.
In January 2013, Mollen’s signed with St. Martin’s Press to write a book of comedic essays, I Like You Just The Way I Am. The book reached #10 on The New York Times Best Seller list for Print & E-Book Nonfiction on its debut in June 2014. Mollen published a follow-up, Live Fast Die Hot, in June 2016, which also subsequently became New York Times Best Seller at #8 in Humor.
On August 4, 2016, it was announced that ABC Digital acquired a single-camera comedy written and starring Mollen based on her NYT Best Seller I Like You Just The Way I Am. Mollen also co-starred with her husband Jason Biggs as fictional husband and wife characters in comedy film Amateur Night.
Mollen married actor Jason Biggs in Los Angeles, California, on April 23, 2008, then had a second wedding ceremony in California’s Napa Valley in mid-June. They met while filming My Best Friend’s Girl. In July 2013, Biggs and Mollen announced they were expecting their first child. Their son, Sid, was born on February 15, 2014.
|2003||Billy Makes The Cut||Ashley|||
|2003||Searching for Haizmann||Grace Robin|||
|2004||The Raven||Lenna||Short film|
|2006||Ring Around the Rosie||Wendy Baldwin||Video|
|2006||Cattle Call||Marina Del|
|2008||My Best Friend’s Girl||Colleen, the new girl|
|2008||Off the Ledge||Amber-Elizabeth|
|2011||Crazy, Stupid, Love||Lisa|
|2016||Amateur Night||Anne Carter|
|2000||18 Wheels of Justice||Susan Curran||Episode: “Mr. Invisible”|
|2001||Strong Medicine||Blonde||Episode: “Black ‘n’ Flu”|
|2003–04||Angel||Nina Ash||Episodes: “Unleashed”, “Smile Time”, “Power Play”|
|2005||Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave||Jenny||Television film|
|2006||Medium||Lydia Kyne||Episode: “Method to His Madness”|
|2007||Viva Laughlin||Geneva’s sister||Unaired episodes|
|2008||Crash||Theresa Nolanski||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2011||CSI: NY||Det. Angela Sayer||Episode: “Life Sentence”|
|2011||Suits||Gabby Stone||Episode: “Tricks of the Trade”|
|2013||Hawaii Five-0||Dakota Hayes||Episode: “Pa’ani”|
|2014||Girls||Courtney||Episodes: “I Saw You”, “Two Plane Rides”|
|2015||Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise||Herself||Co-Host|
|2016||Chicago Fire||Episode: “What Happened to Courtney”|