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September 22, 1974 |
South Carolina, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, Singer, Comedian|
Jennifer Lin Colella (born September 22, 1974) is an American actress and singer, best known for her work in Broadway musicals.
Jenn Colella has been a familiar face in the New York theatre scene since starring as Sissy in Urban Cowboy on Broadway, for which she received an Outer Critic's Circle Award Nomination. Since then, she has appeared in Broadway's High Fidelity, starred in the world premiere of The Times They Are A-Changin' at the Old Globe Theatre, and recently performed in Beautiful Girls, a musical tribute honoring Stephen Sondheim at the World Festival of Theatre in Colorado Springs.
Off-Broadway credits include Don't Quit Your Night Job (Ha! Comedy Club), Slut (The Actor's Theatre), and The Great American Trailer Park Musical (NYMF). Most recently, Jenn appeared as Hedda Hopper in Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin at the La Jolla Playhouse. Jenn is currently appearing off-Broadway in Lucky Guy at the Little Shubert Theatre.
On television, Jenn has appeared on the Oxygen Network as the Co-host of Can You Tell?, ABC's The Cashmere Mafia, FX's Rescue Me, CBS's The Good Wife, and, most recently, PBS's Tribute to Stephen Sondheim with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center. Film credits include Lay It Down for Good (lead) and Uncertainty (playing opposite Manoel Felciano, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lynn Collins).
Before journeying to NYC in 2003, Jenn was a stand-up comedienne at the world famous Laugh Factory and at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles.
- Colella, Jenn. "Jenn Colella Biography". Retrieved 2005-05-10.
- Jenn Colella's biography
- IMDB Page
- Jenn Colella at the Internet Broadway Database
- Colella Jenn Colella at the Internet Off-Broadway Database