Jessica Lowndes

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Jessica Lowndes
Jessica Lowndes 2009.jpg
Lowndes in October 2009
Born (1988-11-08) November 8, 1988 (age 26)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress, singer, songwriter
Years active 2005–present
Website jessicalowndes.com
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Jessica Suzanne Lowndes (/lndz/; born November 8, 1988) is a Canadian actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Adrianna Tate-Duncan on The CW teen drama series 90210.

Early life[edit]

Lowndes was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and studied at Pacific Academy in Surrey.

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

Lowndes made her acting debut on the 2006 television film Saving Milly as Andrea Kondracke. This was followed by a guest role on an episode of Masters of Horror, she was later cast in a recurring role on the sitcom Alice, I Think. She also made a guest appearance on Kyle XY. Her next film role was a supporting role in the Lifetime movie To Have and to Hold released in 2005, followed by a pilot called Pretty/Handsome in 2007—which did not get picked up.

In 2008, Lowndes appeared in Autopsy and The Haunting of Molly Hartley along with a recurring role in the television drama series Greek as Mandi. Lowndes also landed a recurring role in the series 90210 a spin-off of the '90s teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 as Adrianna Tate-Duncan. In November 2008, her role was upgraded to series regular.

Lowndes starred in the Canadian horror film Altitude in 2010. BuddyTV ranked her #58 on its TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2011 list.[1] She also starred in The Devil's Carnival, a short musical film screened on tour which occurred in April 2012.

Lowndes also starred in Lionsgate's 2014 action film The Prince alongside Bruce Willis and John Cusack.

Singing[edit]

She has been playing the piano since she was five and writing music since she was nine years old.[2] Lowndes made her musical debut in the pilot episode of TV series 90210 singing "Mama Who Bore Me" from Spring Awakening in the school's musical, in the 2009 episode "Woman's Intuition". In the 90210 episode "What's Past is Prologue", Lowndes sang "Jolene" for a rock band audition. She also sang a few other songs as the lead female vocalist on 90210‍ '​s "The Glorious Steinem"'s band. Lowndes also performed One More Time (feat. Diego Boneta) in the 90210 episode "Meet the Parent" (season 2, episode 20, final scene). During season 4 of 90210, her single "Fool" was featured and sang by her character in the episode "Benefit of the Doubt".[3] In the episode "Bride And Prejudice", her song "Teardrops Fall" was featured. "I Don't Want You Anymore" was featured in the episode "Tis Pity". During season 5, her next single "Snake Charmer" was featured in the episode "Into The Wild" and sung by her in "99 Problems". In the second-to-last episode, her song "The Last Time" was sung by her character. Just as she finishes, the stage collapses on her, catches on fire and leaving her trapped under rubble.

In March 2009, she released the song Fly Away on Myspace. She was both the writer, singer and lead guitarist in the track.

On September 19, 2009, Lowndes performed God Bless America for a Dodgers game at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.[4]

She was featured on British rapper Ironik's single "Falling In Love"—released on October 24, 2010[5][6]—and revealed on OK! TV that she was finishing off her debut EP in the United Kingdom.[7] She described the album as "sexy, pop dance music, like Rihanna and Katy Perry."[8]

Lowndes later teamed up with music producers James Rendon and Kayden Boche to record a featuring version of French American Idol finalist Jérémy Amelin's single "Undone"[9]—which premiered online on May 6, 2011[10] and was released worldwide on May 23, 2011.[11]

On October 11, 2011, CBS Records released her debut single "Fool" on iTunes.[12]

Shortly after, Lowndes released her follow-up single "I Wish I Was Gay",[13] alongside its official music video directed by Frank E. Flowers, on November 11, 2011.[14]

On January 25, 2012, Lowndes released her debut EP—featuring singles I Wish I Was Gay and Nothing Like This, along with two new songs Stamp of Love and Go Back.[15]

The Devil's Carnival soundtrack also features a song titled In All My Dreams I Drown performed by Lowndes and released on April 3, 2012.[16]

On May 14, 2012, her single The Other Girl premiered on Complex.com.[17] The single was released on iTunes on May 16, 2012.[18] On February 6, 2013, Lowndes announced that she would release her self-written second EP titled TBT (Throwback Thursday) on March 14, 2013,[19] along with one track off it every Thursdays for four weeks.[20] On February 7, 2013, Aperture Entertainment released Fly Away as the lead single from her EP.[21][22]

On September 9, 2014, Lowndes released her single Silicone in Stereo.[23] The official music video premiered on September 6, 2014—both on YouTube and Vevo. The song peaked at number 35 on Billboard Canada's Top 50 and number 65 on the US Top 100.

Personal life[edit]

Lowndes was included on People magazine's list of World's Most Beautiful People of 2009, along with co-stars from the series 90210. From March 2009 to April 2010, she dated Aaron Paul.[24]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Autopsy Emily Hosfield
2008 Haunting of Molly Hartley, TheThe Haunting of Molly Hartley Laurel Miller
2010 Altitude Sara
2012 Garden of Eden Kristin Short film
2012 Devil's Carnival, TheThe Devil's Carnival Tamara
2014 Eden Elena
2014 Prince, TheThe Prince Angela
2015 Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant Suzanne
2015 Abattoir Julia Post-production
2015 A Deadly Adoption Bridgette / Joni Television film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Masters of Horror Peggy Episode: "Dance of the Dead"
2005 Saving Milly Andrea Kondracke (age 15) Television film
2006 Alice, I Think Becky 2 episodes
2006 To Have and to Hold Lisa Television film
2007 Kyle XY Eve Episode: "Memory Serves"
2008 Pretty/Handsome Cassie Booth Unsold FX pilot
2008 Greek Mandi 6 episodes
2008 Chinese Guys Christy Episode: "Reason to Fight"
2008–13 90210 Adrianna Tate-Duncan Main cast: 113 episodes
2009 America's Next Top Model Herself Episode: "Interview 101"
2012 Mother's Nightmare, AA Mother's Nightmare Vanessa Redlynn Television film
2014 Young & Hungry Judy Green Episode: "Young & Lesbian"
2015 Hawaii Five-0 Jessica Mills Episode: "Kuka'awale (Stakeout)"
2015 Motive London Montgomery Episode: "6 Months Later"

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • Nothing Like This (2012)
  • TBT (Throwback Thursday) (2013)

Singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Fool" 2011 90210 (soundtrack from the 4th season)
"Nothing Like This" 2012 Nothing Like This
"I Wish I Was Gay"
"Stamp of Love"
"Go Back"
"The Other Girl"
"I Don't Want You Anymore" 90210 (soundtrack from the 4th season)
"Teardrops Fall"
"Snake Charmer" 90210 (soundtrack from the 5th season)
"Fly Away" 2013 TBT (Throwback Thursday)
"Goodbye"
"Break"
"Never Lonely"
"The Last Time" 90210 (soundtrack from the 5th season)
"Silicone in Stereo"[25] 2014

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
SCO UK
"Falling in Love"
(Ironik featuring Jessica Lowndes)
2010 40 40
"Undone"
(Jérémy Amelin featuring Jessica Lowndes)
2011 Blaster

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"In All My Dreams I Drown" 2012 Terrance Zdunich The Devil's Carnival

Music videos[edit]

Year Artist Title
2010 Ironik featuring Jessica Lowndes "Falling in Love"
2011 Herself "I Wish I Was Gay"
2012 Herself "Nothing Like This"
2014 Herself "Silicone In Stereo"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2011". BuddyTV. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sneak Peek: 90210 Star Jessica Lowndes' New Music Video, "Nothing Like This"". US Magazine. December 21, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "90210's Jessica Lowndes Talks New Music, Singing With Joe Jonas". E! Online. October 18, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Dodgers & Hollywood: 90210 comes to 90090". Los Angeles Dodgers Official Website. September 19, 2009. 
  5. ^ "DJ Ironik records track with 90210's Jessica Lowndes". BBC. October 5, 2010. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ironik ft Jessica Lowndes – Falling In Love (Official Video)". YouTube. Retrieved September 7, 2010. 
  7. ^ Jessica Lowndes interview OKtv!. YouTube (April 14, 2011). Retrieved on May 25, 2011.
  8. ^ Johnson, Zach (November 11, 2011). "Grade 90210 Star Jessica Lowndes' First Music Video". Us Magazine. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  9. ^ DISCOGS.COM : "Undone (feat. Jessica Lowndes)" Official Song Credits
  10. ^ YouTube : Jérémy Amelin - Undone (feat. Jessica Lowndes)
  11. ^ X-Cite Records Press Release (April 20, 2011) : Jérémy Amelin and 90210 star Jessica Lowndes join forces on Jeremy Amelin's new single "Undone". Retrieved on May 25, 2011
  12. ^ "Fool". iTunes. October 11, 2011. 
  13. ^ "I Wish I Was Gay". iTunes. November 11, 2011. 
  14. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlkeVW5rkso YouTube : Jessica Lowndes - I Wish I Was Gay
  15. ^ "Nothing Like This". iTunes. January 25, 2012. 
  16. ^ "In All My Dreams I Drown". iTunes. February 1, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Jessica Lowndes Premieres Her New Single "The Other Girl" & Talks Singing On "90210"". May 14, 2012. Retrieved May 14, 2012. 
  18. ^ "The Other Girl". iTunes. May 16, 2012. 
  19. ^ "TBT (Throwback Thursday)". iTunes. March 14, 2013. 
  20. ^ Lowndes, Jessica. "Excited for tomorrow's #TBT release of #FlyAway!". @jessicalowndes. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Fly Away". iTunes. February 7, 2013. 
  22. ^ Lowndes, Jessica. "Jessica Lowndes FLY AWAY #TBT". YouTube. JLowndesOFFICIAl. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Silicone In Stereo". iTunes. September 9, 2014. 
  24. ^ Jessica Lowndes Biography. TV Guide. Retrieved on May 25, 2011.
  25. ^ "Silicone in Stereo - Single by Jessica Lowndes". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 

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