Jennie Eisenhower

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Jennie Elizabeth Eisenhower
Born (1978-08-15) August 15, 1978 (age 36)
San Clemente, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present
Parent(s) Julie Nixon Eisenhower
David Eisenhower
Relatives Dwight D. Eisenhower (great-grandfather)
Mamie Eisenhower (great-grandmother)
Richard Nixon (grandfather)
Pat Nixon (grandmother)
Susan Eisenhower (aunt)
Mary Jean Eisenhower (aunt)
Anne Eisenhower (aunt)
Harold Nixon (great-uncle)
Arthur Nixon (great-uncle)
Donald Nixon (great-uncle)
Edward Nixon (great-uncle)
William Ryan, Jr. (great-uncle)
Thomas Ryan (great-uncle)
Neva Bender (half great-aunt)
Matthew Bender (half great-uncle)
William M. Ryan, Sr. (great-grandfather)
Thelma Catherine Ryan (great-grandmother)
Hannah Milhous Nixon (great-grandmother)
Francis A. Nixon (great-grandfather)
Sarah Ann Wadsworth Nixon (great-great-grandmother)
Samuel Brady Nixon (great-great-grandfather)
Tricia Nixon Cox (aunt)
Christopher Nixon Cox (cousin)
Al Mira Burdg Park Milhous (great-great-grandmother)
Franklin Milhous (great-great-grandfather)
Melanie Catherine Eisenhower (sister)
Alexander Richard Eisenhower (brother)
Anthony Cheslock (partner)
Chloe Cheslock (daughter)

Jennie Elizabeth Eisenhower (born August 15, 1978) is an American actress. She has performed in a number of theater productions and had minor roles in some feature films. She is the daughter of Julie Nixon Eisenhower and David Eisenhower. She is the granddaughter of former U.S. President Richard Nixon and former First Lady Pat Nixon and the great-granddaughter of former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower and former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower.

Family background[edit]

Eisenhower is the elder daughter of Julie Nixon Eisenhower and David Eisenhower. She is the granddaughter of former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon through her mother, and the great-granddaughter of former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower through her father.[1] She was born in San Clemente, Orange County, California,[2] spent her childhood in Valley Forge, Chester County, a suburb of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania,[1] and graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.[2] She has one brother, Alex Richard Eisenhower (b. 1980), and one sister, Melanie Catherine Eisenhower (b. 1984).[3] She is married and has one daughter, Chloe.[4][5]

Acting career[edit]

Eisenhower is an American stage and film actress. On stage, she has performed Off-Broadway and at regional theaters across the country. She is currently based in Philadelphia, where she has won two Barrymore Awards: Best Actress in a Musical (2009) for Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits,[6] and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (2004) for The Wild Party.[7] She has also been nominated for Barrymore Awards for her work in Parade at the Arden Theatre, Show Boat at the Media Theatre, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Theatre Horizon in Norristown, Little Women at Bristol Riverside Theatre and A Grand Night for Singing at the Walnut Street Theatre. She has small roles in the films Mona Lisa Smile, Arthur, and The Suspect.[8]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jennie Eisenhower, Making Herself Perfectly Clear", Washington Post
  2. ^ a b "Historical play's lead adds touch of history", St. Petersburg Times
  3. ^ Bennett, Kitty. "Where Are They Now? Julie and David Eisenhower", AARP Bulletin, December 22, 2010. p. 2.
  4. ^ Eisenhower, Jennie (29 October 2013). "Chloe turns 4 months". Jennie Eisenhower Official Site. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Biography". Jennie Eisenhower Official Site. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  6. ^ http://www.theatrephiladelphia.org/barrymore-awards/2009
  7. ^ http://www.theatrephiladelphia.org/barrymore-awards/2004
  8. ^ http://www.jennie-eisenhower.com

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