Jennifer Ferrin

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Jennifer Ferrin
Born (1979-02-25) February 25, 1979 (age 38)
Lawrenceville, Georgia, U.S.
Residence Amagansett, New York
Years active 2002–present
Spouse(s) Zachary Bliss (m. 2014)

Jennifer Ferrin (born February 25, 1979) is an American actress.

Early life[edit]

Ferrin was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She attended Brookwood High where she was the lead in many high school plays and was a member of the choir. Upon her graduation from high school, Ferrin attended the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina and the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama.


Ferrin played Esther, the younger Vanessa Redgrave character in The Locket, a Hallmark Hall of Fame film, and guest starred on the 2002 season finale of Dawson's Creek. Ferrin's most notable role to date is that of Jennifer Munson Kasnoff Donovan on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns. Ferrin played Jennifer from 2003 to 2006. In 2006, Ferrin landed a recurring role on the primetime show 3 LBS. In the theatre, Ferrin was one of the four actors in the US premiere productions of Patrick Barlow's adaptation of The 39 Steps, in Boston (2007)[1] and New York City (2008).[2]

Ferrin also played Detective Sam Tyler's mother in the US version of Life On Mars. In January 2011, Ferrin began her role of Dana Faraday on the NBC superhero drama series The Cape. She also had a two episode stint on Royal Pains and was recurring character Molly on The Following. She portrayed Rebecca Mason, the deceased wife of lead character Tom Mason (Noah Wyle), in a dream episode of the TNT science-fiction drama series Falling Skies, on July 21, 2013; Ferrin appeared again on Falling Skies for the series' fifth season premiere on June 28, 2015.

She became a series regular in the third season of AMC's Hell on Wheels.[3]

Award nominations[edit]

In 2005, her portrayal of Jennifer Munson on As the World Turns earned her a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress. In 2006, Ferrin earned a second Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her continued work on As the World Turns.

Personal life[edit]

Ferrin is married to interior designer Zachary Bliss, whom she met in 2009 and wed in 2014. The couple reside in Amagansett, New York.[4]


  1. ^ Louise Kennedy (September 21, 2007). "Hitch a ride". Boston Globe. Retrieved April 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ Ben Brantley (January 16, 2008). "Spies, Blonde and a Guy Go North by Northwest". The New York Times. Retrieved April 7, 2008. 
  3. ^ "'Hell On Wheels' Casts Jennifer Ferrin". April 11, 2013. Retrieved April 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ Izon, Juliet (July 2, 2015). "What High-Profile Couple Fell in Love in the Hamptons?". Retrieved July 17, 2016. 

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