Jocelin Donahue

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Jocelin Donahue
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Donahue at Screamfest, Los Angeles, CA
Born November 8, 1981 (1981-11-08) (age 33)
Occupation Actress, Model

Jocelin Donahue (born November 8, 1981) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her lead role in Ti West's critically acclaimed horror film The House of the Devil, winning Best Actress at the 2009 LA Screamfest.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Donahue is a native of Bristol, Connecticut and a graduate of Bristol Central High School class of 1999. She is a graduate of New York University with a degree in sociology.[2]

After a supporting role in The Burrowers, Donahue was cast as the lead in The House of the Devil in 2009. She went on to play leading roles in The Last Godfather by Korean filmmaker Shim Hyung-rae, and in the independent film Live at the Foxes Den. In 2012 she appeared in The End of Love, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and worked with director Terrence Malick on Knight of Cups. She played a young version of Barbara Hershey’s character in Insidious: Chapter 2, which was released in September 2013.[3]

As a commercial actress, she has appeared in numerous national campaigns, including ads for Levi’s, Zune, Vitamin Water, Apple, and Subway.[4] In campaigns for Ketel One and Old Navy, she worked with directors David O. Russell and Roman Coppola.


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