Jessica Chaffin

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Jessica Chaffin
Born Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Actress, comedian, writer
Years active 1999–present

Jessica Chaffin is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She is known for her role as Coco Wexler on Zoey 101.

Life and career[edit]

Chaffin was born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She is a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, often performing with her comedy partner Jamie Denbo.[1] She has done many guest voice appearances on Nickelodeon animated programs. From 2008 to 2009, she worked with Amy Poehler as a writer and voice actor on the animated series The Mighty B! playing several roles, including that of Portia's cousin, Chelsea. Chaffin is also known for playing Coco Wexler, the girls' dorm adviser on all four seasons of Nickelodeon's Zoey 101.

Chaffin has made guest appearances on television programs such as Weeds, Entourage, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. In December 2009, her comedy pilot Ronna & Beverly (based on the popular stage show she performs with Denbo at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre) aired on Showtime. Ronna & Beverly was eventually turned into a six-part comedy talk show, which was co-produced by Paul Feig and premiered on September 10, 2012 on Sky Atlantic HD in the United Kingdom.[2][3]

Chaffin's father is from a Jewish family, and her mother, of Scottish and English ancestry, converted to Judaism; Chaffin was raised Jewish.[4][5]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Wild Girls Gone N/A
2008 Held Up Sharon Television film
2008 Longwinded Gal Short film
2009 Ronna & Beverly Ronna Glickman Television film
2010 MA Men Joan Harris Video short
2010 MA Men 2 Joan Harris Video short
2011 Real Housewives of South Boston, TheThe Real Housewives of South Boston Chaffin Video short
2011 Real Housewives of South Boston: Christmas Special, TheThe Real Housewives of South Boston: Christmas Special Chaffin Video short
2012 Eugene! Painted Lady Television film
2013 Heat, TheThe Heat Gina
2013 Girltrash: All Night Long Officer Jackie Post-production
2015 Spy Filming
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Amanda Show, TheThe Amanda Show The Dare Show contestant
FBI agent (segments)
2000 Upright Citizens Brigade Junkie cheerleader Episode: "Thunderball"
2002 All That Security Guard Episode: "Kenan Thompson/LFO"
2003 What I Like About You Geena Episode: "Loose Lips"
2005–2008 Zoey 101 Coco Wexler 13 episodes
2005 Las Vegas Maggie Stein Episode: "One Nation, Under Surveillance"
2007 Very Funny Show, TheThe Very Funny Show Mike's Mother
Episode: "Future Me"
Episode: "Sergio"
2008–2009 Mighty B!, TheThe Mighty B! Chelsea (voice)
Virginia/Passerby 2 (voice)
Joey (voice)
Receptionist (voice)
Chelsea/Black widow 1 (voice)
Episode: "Bat Mitzvah Crashers"/"Super Secret Weakness"
Episode: "Boston Beean"
Episode: "Penny Hearts Joey"
Episode: "Bee Patients"
Episode: "Dragonflies"
2008 Weeds Crackhead 2 episodes
2008 Entourage Barbara's assistant Episode: "Seth Green Day"
2009–2010 90210 Field hockey coach 3 episodes
2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm Hostess Episode: "Funkhouser's Crazy Sister"
2010–2011 United States of Tara Mrs. Fox 4 episodes
2012 NTSF:SD:SUV:: Edith Episode: "Sabbath-tage"
2012 Ronna & Beverly Ronna Comedy talk show
2012 2 Broke Girls Druggie girl Episode: "And the Egg Special"
2013 Arrested Development Junkie 2 episodes
2013 Comedy Bang! Bang! Jane Rizzoli Episode: "Andy Richter Wears a Suit Jacket & a Baby Blue Button Down Shirt"
2013 Childrens Hospital Hypnotist Episode: "Blaken"
2013 League, TheThe League Mrs. Shapiro Episode: "The Automatic Faucet"
2013–2014 New Girl Bertie 4 episodes
2014 Episodes Nina Episode: "Episode Six"
2014 Crazy Ones, TheThe Crazy Ones Elaine Episode: "March Madness"
2014 Sam & Cat Coco Wexler Episode: "#FirstClassProblems"
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Ghost Ghirls Jessica Clemens Episode: "Ghost Writer"
Year Title Medium Notes
2003 Aerobic Striptease Video documentary
2008–2009 Mighty B!, TheThe Mighty B! TV 16 episodes
2010 90210 TV Episode: "Meet the Parent"


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