This article is about Zoe Lister-Jones. For the English actress, see
September 1, 1982
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Zoe Lister-Jones (born September 1, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actress, singer, playwright, and screenwriter.
Life and career [ edit ]
Lister-Jones' mother is the New York-based, Canadian-born video artist
Ardele Lister, and her father is the American photographer and media artist Bill Jones. Lister-Jones was raised in her mother's [1 ] Jewish religion. She graduated with honors from the [2 ] Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Lister-Jones performed with the rock band [3 ] Maxi Geil! & Playcolt. Her debut solo CD was entitled [4 ] Skip the Kiss. [5 ]
New York City theater credits include , Seminar and The Little Dog Laughed The New Group's . Her screen credits include the political thriller The Accomplices , State of Play , Salt , The Other Guys , The Marconi Bros. , as well as quirky Day Zero independent films such as , Armless , and Arranged . On television she has appeared in Palladio , Law & Order , Law & Order: Criminal Intent , Law & Order: SVU , on Law & Order: Trial by Jury HBO's , as "Kim" on Bored to Death Adult Swim's , and as Lily in the cast of the NBC sitcom Delocated . Whitney
In 2004, Lister-Jones wrote and performed the one-woman, ten-character show
Co-dependence is a Four Letter Word at New York City's Performance Space 122 (P.S.122). [6 ]
In 2009, Lister-Jones co-wrote and co-starred with
Daryl Wein in the independent feature , Breaking Upwards which explores a young New York couple who, battling [7 ] codependency, strategize their own break up. The film was shot in New York on a budget of $15,000, and was featured in [8 ] article as an example of sweat equity in the independent-film industry. New York Times Lister-Jones also wrote the lyrics and performed many of the tracks of the original motion picture sound track. [9 ] Breaking Upwards premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in March, 2009. [10 ]
Lister-Jones starred with
Sam Rosen in Brady Kiernan's romantic drama (2011) alongside Stuck Between Stations Josh Hartnett and Michael Imperioli. Stuck Between Stations premiered as an official selection of the Viewpoints section at the SVA Theater at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, New York, U.S.A. [11 ]
Lister-Jones starred in the independent feature film
(2012), her second project co-written with director Lola Versus Daryl Wein. [12 ] Distributed by [13 ] Fox Searchlight Pictures, Lola Versus opened in theaters Summer 2012. It stars [14 ] Greta Gerwig, Zoe Lister-Jones, Bill Pullman, Hamish Linklater, Debra Winger, Joel Kinnaman and Ebon Moss-Bachrach. premiered at New York's Lola Versus Tribeca Film Festival in April 2012. [15 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Theater [ edit ]
Broadway [ edit ]
Off Broadway [ edit ]
One-woman shows [ edit ]
Codependence Is a Four-Letter Word Ten characters
References [ edit ]
^ Baylen, Ashley (September 17, 2012). "Interview With ‘Whitney’ and ‘Lola Versus’ Actress Zoe Lister-Jones". ShalomLife.com . Retrieved October 20, 2012.
^ The Brooklyn Rail: Of Skin and Snoods
^ Cast of Palladio: "Molly"
^ Maxi Geil! & Playcolt – A Message To My Audience
^ Kyle Forester composed the score for Breaking Upwards and arranged the music for Lister-Jones' debut covers album, “Skip the Kiss.” He is a member of The Ladybug Transistor.
^ "Zoe Lister-Jones: Codependence is a Four-Letter Word". NEWSgrist.
^ Breaking Upwards official site
^ "The Private Lives of Zoe Lister-Jones," Interview Magazine, March 2010
^ Rother, Larry (March 26, 2010). "Sweat Equity, the Movie". . The New York Times
^ SXSW Review: Breaking Upwards
^ "Tribeca Film Festival unveils competition lineup". Entertainment Weekly (Jeff Labrecque). March 7, 2011 . Retrieved 2011-03-08.
^ In Life and Art, It’s All About Us, By David Amsden, The New York Times, June 13, 2012
^ Double Feature, By Rachel Syme, Time Magazine, June 18, 2012
^ When and where to see LOLA VERSUS this summer
^ Lola Versus: Tribeca Review, The Hollywood Reporter
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