Jolene Aiko Purdy
December 9, 1983
Jolene Aiko Purdy (born December 9, 1983) is an American actress. Purdy starred as Cherita Chen in the 2001 film Donnie Darko. Among her television credits is the Fox sitcom Do Not Disturb, which debuted in 2008, as well as the ABC Family comedy series 10 Things I Hate About You, playing Mandella in eight episodes. Purdy has also guest starred on Judging Amy and Boston Public. Purdy is also known for her role as Piper Katins on the TeenNick drama series Gigantic. She had a recurring role in the Netflix drama series Orange Is The New Black as well as Marvel's WandaVision.
Jolene Purdy was born on December 9, 1983 to Cheryl A. (née Sugimoto) and Donald Allen Purdy. Her mother is Japanese and her father is Jewish. She is Yonsei, a great-grandchild of Japanese immigrants. She has 2 sisters and one half sister, Miki Purdy. She is married to Chuck Brandt, and they have a daughter.
|2001||Donnie Darko||Cherita Chen||Film|
|2001||Boston Public||Cindy Lavin||Episode: "Chapter Twenty-Three"|
|2002||Judging Amy||Episode: "Tidal Wave"|
|2008||Do Not Disturb||Molly||5 episodes|
|2009–10||10 Things I Hate About You||Mandella||8 episodes|
|2010–11||Gigantic||Piper Katins||Main role, 18 episodes|
|2010||Breaking Bad||Cara||Episode: "Green Light"|
|2012||Raising Hope||Venom||Episode: "Mrs. Smartypants"|
|2013–14||Under the Dome||Dodee Weaver||Main role (Season 1), Guest (Season 2)|
|2016–17||Orange Is the New Black||Stephanie Hapakuka||Recurring Role, 19 episodes|
|2018||Superstore||Amber||Episode: "Video Game Release"|
|2018||The Resident||Olivia Tan||2 episodes|
|2019||The Magicians||Shoshana||3 episodes|
|2021||WandaVision||Isabel Matsueida / "Beverly"||Recurring|
|2021||The White Lotus||Lani||1 episode|
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