Jessica McCabe

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Jessica McCabe
Jessica McCabe on Set.jpg
Jessica McCabe on the set of Lure
Born Jessica Lauren McCabe
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation YouTuber/Actress/Writer/Host
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Edward Earl Newton (2017-present)

Jessica Lauren McCabe is an American actress, writer, and YouTube personality. She is best known as the host for the YouTube channel How To ADHD as well as for roles in several independent films and television shows including the show American Dreams and the short film Lure.


McCabe's on-screen career began as a guest star on the new Dragnet. She followed this up with roles in several independent films including Scorched before landing the role of Becky O'Connor in American Dreams. She followed this up with a recurring role on the NBC drama Windfall.

She next appeared as "Courtney" in the independent short film Lure, which played at the Tribeca Film Festival[1] as well as the London Film Festival and garnered her a win for best actress at the New York Indie Film Fest.[2]

Additional roles include the TNT television series Dark Blue as well as another role in Monk. She made her screenwriting debut in the live action 3-D short film, Happy Ending, in which she also stars.

In January 2016, she started her YouTube channel How To ADHD. The channel is dedicated to all topics regarding ADHD including tips on how to take advantage of the atypical brain type as well as reviews on products such as fidget toys and journals. As of June 2018, the channel gained over 184,000 followers[3] with its accompanying Patreon gaining over $4000 a month.[4]


Year Film Role Notes
Happy Ending Lauren McGee Pre-Production
Monk Cashier
Dark Blue Kara Tivnan
Legend of the Mountain Witch Jessica Post-Production
The Queen of Screams Willow Post-Production
Sibling Rivalry Becky Johnson Completed
2006 Lure Courtney
2005 American Dreams Becky O'Connor
2004 Joe Killionaire Cake Girl
2003 Scorched Nicole
Love Songs Club Patron 2


  1. ^ "Tribeca 2006 : Shorts Competition". Ion Cinema. March 23, 2006. Archived from the original on February 14, 2012. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ "New York September 2008 Awards". New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. Retrieved December 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ "How to ADHD". YouTube. Retrieved 2018-06-11. 
  4. ^ "How to ADHD is creating an ADHD "toolbox" full of research-based information and tips! | Patreon". Retrieved 2016-09-29. 

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