Deborah Ann Woll (born February 7, 1985) is an American actress best known for her role as Jessica Hamby on HBO's . True Blood
Early life [ edit ]
Woll was born and raised in
Brooklyn, New York, and went to high school at the Packer Collegiate Institute. She graduated from the [1 ] BFA program in the USC School of Theatre at the University of Southern California.
Woll has made guest appearances on several television programs, including
, Life , Aces 'n Eights , ER (17th episode of 8th season, "For Gedda"), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation , My Name Is Earl and The Mentalist . Woll received her breakout role as Law and Order SVU Bill Compton's vampire progeny, Jessica, on the HBO television series . True Blood Her film roles include [2 ] , which is directed by Mother's Day Darren Lynn Bousman; [3 ] , which co-stars Little Murder Josh Lucas; and the [4 ] independent film Highland Park. [5 ]
Advocacy [ edit ]
Woll's boyfriend, EJ Scott, suffers from a condition,
Choroideremia, which ultimately results in blindness. She uses her celebrity status to help raise awareness of the disease. [6 ] She has been quoted as saying that her boyfriend's bravery in fighting his disability has inspired her own battle with [7 ] celiac disease, which makes her body intolerant to foods containing gluten. [8 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "True Blood’s Deborah Ann Woll on Vampire Tears, Jason Stackhouse, and Her Real-Life Teen Rebellion". nymag.com. August 4, 2011 . Retrieved August 5, 2011.
^ Wieselman, Jarett (August 6, 2009). "Deborah Ann Woll: 'Bill Will Get Everything He Deserves. Promise!. '" New York Post . Retrieved 2009-09-20.
^ Kit, Borys (August 5, 2009). "Deborah Ann Woll celebrates 'Mother's Day' - Actress cast in remake of 1980 cult classic". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved 2009-09-19.
^ Clark, Krystal (August 27, 2009). "Deborah Ann Woll, Bokeem Woodbine Join Little Murder". ScreenCrave . Retrieved 2009-09-03.
^ Rose, KS (September 13, 2009). "TrueBloodNet.com Exclusive: We’ve Been Bitten By Deborah Ann Woll". TrueBloodNet.com . Retrieved 2009-09-20.
^ "Deborah Ann Woll". DeborahAnnWoll.com . Retrieved 2009-09-03.
^ "True Blood star Deborah Ann Woll's Beau is blinded by disease". The Money Times. August 16, 2009 . Retrieved 2009-09-03.
^ "DEBORAH ANN WOLL - TRUE BLOOD STAR'S Ex BEAU IS BLINDED BY DISEASE". ContactMusic.com. August 14, 2009 . Retrieved 2009-09-19.
^ Arbeiter, Michael. "DEBORAH ANN WOLL, HAILEE STEINFELD AND DAVE FRANCO TAPPED FOR 'ROSALINE. Hollywood '" . Retrieved 26 August 2013.
^ Jagernauth, Kevin. "Lily Collins Replaces Hailee Steinfeld In 'Rosaline '" . Retrieved 26 August 2013.
^ ". 'True Blood' actress to star in Marvel's 'Daredevil '" Entertainment Weekly. July 17, 2014. Archived from the original on July 17, 2014 . Retrieved July 17, 2014.
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