Jenny Mollen

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Jenny Mollen
Jenny Mollen.jpg
Mollen in April 2005
Born Jenny Ann Mollen
(1979-05-30) May 30, 1979 (age 34)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Jason Biggs (2008-present)

Jenny Mollen (born May 30, 1979)[1] is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Nina Ash on the television series Angel. She also writes a humorous column for The Smoking Jacket, a website affiliated with Playboy,[2] as well as an advice column for the Playboy site.[citation needed]

Early life and education[edit]

Mollen was born to a Jewish family[3] and raised in Phoenix, Arizona,[1][4] and has a sister and a brother[5] She graduated from UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television. While there she broke into the film industry.[4] Her father, osteopathic physician Dr. Art Mollen, has published five books on health topics and has appeared as a health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show and other media outlets.[5]

Career[edit]

In 2005, Mollen announced in an interview about her plans to perform in London in a play she wrote about her dog.[4]

Mollen wrote the short film Kidnapping Caitlynn which stars Jason Biggs, Julie Benz and herself.[6] The film is directed by Katherine Cunningham Eves.[citation needed]

In January 2013, Mollen's signed with St. Martin's Press to write a book of comedic essays, I Like You Just The Way I Am.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Mollen married actor Jason Biggs at City Hall in Los Angeles, California, on April 23. 2008, then had a second wedding ceremony in California's Napa Valley in mid-June.[8] They had met while filming My Best Friend's Girl.[9] In July 2013, Biggs and Mollen announced they were expecting their first child.[10] The couple welcomed their son, Sid Biggs, on February 15, 2014. [11]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Billy Makes The Cut [1] Ashley
2003 Searching for Haizmann [1] Grace Robin
2004 D.E.B.S. German Deb
2004 The Raven [1] Lenna Short film
2005 Return of the Living Dead: Rave from the Grave Jenny
2005 Fear Itself [1] Wendy
2006 Ring Around the Rosie [1] Wendy Baldwin Video
2006 National Lampoon's Cattle Call Marina Del
2008 My Best Friend's Girl Colleen, the new girl
2008 Off the Ledge Amber-Elizabeth
2009 Kidnapping Caitlynn Emily
2011 Crazy Stupid Love Lisa
2012 L!fe Happens Rita
2013 Extracted Abbey
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2009-2009 The Law Can Be Inconvenient[citation needed] Amber Holden
2000 18 Wheels of Justice [1] Susan Curran The Nashville Network
2001 Strong Medicine Blonde (episode "Black 'n' Flu")[1]
2003–2004 Angel Nina Ash (episodes "Unleashed", 2003; "Smile Time", "Power Play", 2004)[1]
2006 Medium Lydia Kyne (episode "Method to His Madness")[1]
2007 Viva Laughlin (2007) Geneva's sister Unaired episodes[citation needed]
2008 Crash Theresa Nolanski
2011 CSI: NY Det. Angela Sayer
2011 Suits Gaby Stone
2013 Wilfred Kim[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Jenny Mollen Biography (1979-)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Mollen, Jenny. "What She Said". The Smoking Jacket. Playboy. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ Interfaith Family: "Hollywood Now: The Monuments Men, Teller Directs, Jason Biggs Throws a Bark Mitzvah" By Gerri Miller February 5, 2014
  4. ^ a b c "An interview with Jenny Mollen". Return of the Living Dead official website. Archived from the original on April 8, 2005. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Tropiano, Dolores (November 2010). "Dr. Art Mollen". Phoenix Magazine. p. 43. Archived from the original on July 18, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Jenny Mollen as Kim". FX Networks. 2013, n.d. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ Fauskee, Katie (January 14, 2013). "Comedian Jenny Mollen Signs Deal For Chelsea Handler-Like Book (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on February 6, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ Lambert, Suzanne Condie (July 16, 2008). "'We Do,' Again". (Fourth item down) The Arizona Republic. Archived from the original on July 18, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  9. ^ Rothman, Michael (July 18, 2013). "Jason Biggs Expecting First Child With Jenny Mollen". ABC News. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ Gonzalez, Maricela (July 18, 2013). "Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen to be first-time parents". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  11. ^ >Parker, Heidi (18 February 2014). "Woah, baby! Jason Biggs shares video from INSIDE labour ward as wife gives birth to boy Sid". DailyMail. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 

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