Jenny Mollen

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Jenny Mollen

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Jenny Mollen
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Mollen in April 2005
Born Jenny Ann Mollen
(1979-05-30) May 30, 1979 (age 38)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Jason Biggs (m. 2008)
Children 2

Jenny Ann Mollen (born May 30, 1979)[1] 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,[2] as well as an advice column for Playboy.[3]

Early life[edit]

Mollen was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona,[1][4] and has a sister and a brother.[5] 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.[6] Her father is Jewish and she was raised culturally Jewish.[7][8] She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles‘s School of Theater, Film, and Television. While there she broke into the film industry.[4] 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.[5]

Career[edit]

In 2005, Mollen announced in an interview about her plans to perform in London in a play she wrote about her dog.[4]

Mollen wrote the short film Kidnapping Caitlynn which stars Jason Biggs, Julie Benz and herself. The film is directed by Katherine Cunningham Eves.

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.[9] The book reached #10 on The New York Times Best Seller list for Print & E-Book Nonfiction on its debut in June 2014.[10] 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.[11] Mollen also co-starred with her husband Jason Biggs as fictional husband and wife characters in comedy film Amateur Night.[12]

Personal life[edit]

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.[13] They met while filming My Best Friend’s Girl.[14] In July 2013, Biggs and Mollen announced they were expecting their first child.[15] Their son, Sid, was born on February 15, 2014.[16]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Billy Makes The Cut Ashley [1]
2003 Searching for Haizmann Grace Robin [1]
2004 D.E.B.S. German Deb
2004 The Raven Lenna Short film[1]
2005 Fear Itself Wendy [1]
2006 Ring Around the Rosie Wendy Baldwin Video[1]
2006 Cattle Call Marina Del
2008 My Best Friend’s Girl Colleen, the new girl
2008 Off the Ledge Amber-Elizabeth
2009 Kidnapping Caitlynn Emily
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love Lisa
2012 L!fe Happens Rita
2013 Extracted Abbey
2016 Amateur Night Anne Carter
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2000 18 Wheels of Justice Susan Curran Episode: “Mr. Invisible”[1]
2001 Strong Medicine Blonde Episode: “Black ‘n’ Flu”[1]
2003–04 Angel Nina Ash Episodes: “Unleashed”, “Smile Time”, “Power Play”[1]
2005 Return of the Living Dead: Rave to the Grave Jenny Television film
2006 Medium Lydia Kyne Episode: “Method to His Madness”[1]
2007 Viva Laughlin Geneva’s sister Unaired episodes[citation needed]
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”
2013 Wilfred Kim Episode: “Sincerity”
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”
 2016 I Like You Just the Way I Am (TV Series)
Jenny

Sex with Luke (2016) … Jenny
Teets on a Plane (2016) … Jenny
You Were ALMOST Kidnapped (2016) … Jenny
Drone Attack (2016) … Jenny
 2016 Amateur Night
Anne Carter
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