Jessica Gower

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Jessica Gower
Born 1977
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Other names Jess Gower
Spouse(s) Puven Pather

Jessica Gower (born 1977 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian actress; sometimes credited as Jess Gower.

Gower's first claim to fame was as a starstruck but confused fan in a 2001 television commercial for Telstra featuring John Farnham and Glenn Wheatley. However, she is best known to Australian and international audiences as the character Sam in the first season of the Network Ten drama The Secret Life of Us.[1] She also appeared in the Foxtel series Crash Palace,[1] the Seven Network's All Saints and the 2002 film Blurred.[1] She starred in episode 5 of series 2 of Wilfred as the Swedish dog.

Her most recent project was the role of Chase, a villainous vampire on Blade: The Series, which debuted on Spike TV on 28 June 2006. The show was canceled after one season.

Gower graduated from the Australian National Theatre Drama School in 2000.

Personal life[edit]

Jessica has been married to Puven Pather since 2004. They have a daughter named Sequoia.


  1. ^ a b c d The Sun-Herald (28 October 2002). "Secret life of Jess". SMH. Fairfax. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 

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