Jennifer Dundas

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Jennifer Dundas
Born (1971-01-14) January 14, 1971 (age 48)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Years active1982–present

Jennifer Dundas (born January 14, 1971 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American Actor best known for her role as Chris Paradis, Annie Paradis (Diane Keaton)'s lesbian daughter, in The First Wives Club. Other selected films include Puccini for Beginners, Legal Eagles, The Beniker Gang and The Hotel New Hampshire. Dundas has guest starred in TV shows such as Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna, Desperate Housewives and Law and Order: Criminal Intent.[1] She has also performed in the New York Theatre, including the play Arcadia.[2] She won an Obie (Off-Broadway) Award for her performance in Good as New by Peter Hedges.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1984 The Hotel New Hampshire Lily Berry
1984 Mrs. Soffel Margaret Soffel
1985 Heaven Help Us Boo
1985 The Beniker Gang Cassie Beniker
1986 Legal Eagles Jennifer Logan
1992 Lorenzo's Oil Nancy Jo
1994 Radioland murders Deirdre
1996 The First Wives Club Chris Paradis
2000 Swimming Nicola Jenrette
2002 Changing Lanes Mina Dunne
2006 Puccini for Beginners Molly
2017 The Post Liz Hylton


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Little Gloria... Happy at Last Gloria Vanderbilt TV film
1985 American Playhouse Anne Putnam Jr. "Three Sovereigns for Sarah: Part 1"
1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna Anastasia TV film
1991 ABC Afterschool Special Katie Dunn "In the Shadow of Love: A Teen AIDS Story"
1999 The Kinsey 3 Melissa TV film
2000 Judging Amy Kimberly Ryan "The God Thing"
2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jamie McKenna "Legacy"
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Dana Nolan "Jones"
2001 The Education of Max Bickford Caitlyn Ryan "It's Not the Wrapping, It's the Candy"
2002 Benjamin Franklin Catherine Ray TV miniseries documentary
2003 Queens Supreme Ms. Journo "Supreme Heat"
2005 NCIS Lynn Simons "Conspiracy Theory"
2006 Desperate Housewives Rebecca Shepard "Beautiful Girls", "The Miracle Song"
2012 Nurse Jackie Roberta "The Wall"
2018 The Looming Tower Mary Jo White "Now it Begins…", "Mercury"


  1. ^ Jennifer Dundas
  2. ^ Simon, John (April 10, 1995). "Wits' End". New York: 74.
  3. ^ Jennifer Dundas Bio Filmbug

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