Jennifer Lafleur

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Jennifer Lafleur
Jennifer Lafleur No Light No Land premiere closeup.jpg
Lafleur at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival
Born (1979-09-08) September 8, 1979 (age 38)
Ware, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma mater
Occupation
  • Actress
  • producer
  • writer
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) Ross Partridge (m. 2016)

Jennifer Lafleur (born September 8, 1979) is an American actress. She is known for appearing in the independent films The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012), The Pretty One (2013), The Midnight Swim (2014), MAD (2016) and 6 Years (2015). On television, Lafleur has appeared on the HBO series Big Little Lies, Room 104 and Animals., the Showtime series Billions, American Crime on ABC, Married on FX, Chicago Fire on NBC, Workaholics and Review on Comedy Central, Childrens Hospital and Newsreaders on Adult Swim, and Major Crimes on TNT.

Personal life[edit]

Lafleur was born in Ware, Massachusetts and grew up in Brookfield.[1] Her father is an emergency room physician, and her mother is a firefighter, paramedic, and commands the local emergency ambulance service.[1] Lafleur worked as an EMT for seven years throughout college and graduate school.[2] She graduated summa cum laude from Westfield State University. She went on to receive her Master of Fine Arts in acting from Brandeis University.[3]

On April 30, 2016, Lafleur married actor and director Ross Partridge, after dating for ten years.[2][4]

Career[edit]

Lafleur began her acting career with small appearances in the films Baghead (2008),[5] and Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011),[6] both of which were written and directed by Jay and Mark Duplass. In 2012, she had a major supporting role in their next film, The Do-Deca-Pentathlon, portraying the role of Stephanie.

In 2013, she co-starred as Marguerite in The Pretty One. In 2014, she had a main role in the indie thriller The Midnight Swim. She starred as Annie, one of three sisters who returns home when their mother goes missing after diving in a lake.[7] She also created and starred in the webseries Wedlock which also stars Mark Duplass and Rob Corddry.[8][9]

In 2015, Lafleur co-starred in Hannah Fidell's romantic drama 6 Years, in a cast led by Taissa Farmiga and Ben Rosenfield,[10] and starred as Melissa in Ross Partridge's independent drama film Lamb.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Baghead Festival Director
2009 Feed the Fish Gwen
2011 Tiny Miny Magic Samantha Cabbage Short film
2011 Jeff, Who Lives at Home TV Announcer
2012 The Do-Deca-Pentathlon Stephanie
2013 Sides & Rides Unknown Short film
2013 Where Does It Go from Here Alice Short film
2013 The Pretty One Marguerite
2013 Mutual Friends Annie
2014 The Middle Distance Beth
2014 The Skeleton Twins Drunk Natalie Uncredited[12]
2014 New Noelle Short film
2014 The Men We Wanted to Marry Emma Short film
2014 The Midnight Swim Annie
2015 6 Years Ms. Anders
2015 Lamb Melissa
2015 The Middle Distance Beth
2015 Havenhurst Lisa
2016 Mad Connie
2016 Carbon Quinn Bolibar Short film
2016 Holidays Dr. Harding
2016 The Night Stalker Young Elena
2016 No Land and No Light Anywhere Tanya
2016 6 Love Stories Amanda Selden
2016 Buster's Mal Heart Psychic Voice

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007–2009 Guiding Light Nurse Judy 9 episodes
2009 Bunker Hill Flora Television Pilot
2013 You're Whole Cathy Episode: "Droppin' the 'G'/Ancient Egypt/Puffy Paints"
2014 Review Alicia 4 episodes
2014 Married Cynthia Episode: "Waffles & Pizza"
2014 Newsreaders Julie Gifford Episode: "Headless Football Player; Identity Thief"
2014 Wedlock Fiona Web series; 10 episodes
2015 Major Crimes Melanie Greggs Episode: "Personal Effects"
2016 Workaholics Sigourney Episode: "Death of a Salesdude"
2016 Animals. Wife (voice) Episode: "Rats"
2016 Childrens Hospital Mother Episode: "The Show You Watch"
2016 Billions Nancy Episode: "The Punch"
2017 American Crime Dr. Carlson Episode: #3.2
2017 Big Little Lies Fiona Episode: "Living The Dream"
2017 Chicago Fire Mrs. Sullivan Episode: "Take A Knee"
2017 Room 104 Diane Episode: "I Knew You Weren't Dead"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Duckett, Richard (July 10, 2012). "Brookfield actress helps bring indie film to Sturbridge for one-night showing". Telegram.com. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Dunaway, Michael (February 18, 2016). "Our Indie Love Story: Ross Partridge and Jennifer Lafleur". Paste Magazine. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ Lyford, Joshua (June 25, 2015). "Sturbridge takes a 'Midnight Swim'". WorcesterMag.com. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Last week, a small group of friends and family converged on a little island in the middle of the Caribbean to help Ross and I celebrate our marriage". Instagram. May 5, 2016. Retrieved May 27, 2016. 
  5. ^ Michael, Brett (October 2, 2014). "PROXX 20: Jennifer Lafleur Has Had Chicken Bones Hurled At Her By Yankees Fans". uproxx.com. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  6. ^ Williams, Alex (March 12, 2012). "Jennifer Lafleur". dailytexanonline.com. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  7. ^ Berkshire, Geoff (November 24, 2014). "Film Review: 'The Midnight Swim'". Variety. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  8. ^ Lurie, Danielle (March 10, 2014). "The Women of SXSW: Wedlock Creator and Actress Jennifer Lafleur". Filmmaker. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  9. ^ Rodriguez, Briana (January 19, 2015). "Mark Duplass' DIY Approach to Indie TV". Backstage. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  10. ^ Lang, Brent (March 15, 2015). "SXSW: Netflix Snags Global Rights to '6 Years'". Variety. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  11. ^ Salto, Stephen (March 18, 2015). "SXSW '15 Interview: Ross Partridge on Flirting with Danger in "LAMB"". The Moveable Fest. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  12. ^ Andelman, Bob (2014). "Rob Corddry is the sane one? Wedlock's Jennifer Lafleur swears it's true! INTERVIEW". Vimeo.com. Retrieved March 23, 2016. 

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