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A veteran actress, Jody has become known for her complex, character roles. Having played everything from the darkest depths of insanity, to a grounded psychiatrist, a creepy nanny, a tormented nurturing mother, to a ditsy wife. Casting directors seek her out for roles needing multi-layers.
"Jody Jaress... excellent!"
- Robert Koehler, VARIETY
"My two most cherished honors are, a Command Performance as "Kate" in TAMING OF THE SHREW, requested by Sir Basil Rathbone, and receiving the prestigious USO pin for my years of dedication, entertaining our armed forces."
Actor / Director / Writer
The more we smile at one another, the smaller our societal gaps become. Filmmaking is my smile." - Jody
California, United States
Award winning actress award winning film director awarded jazz blues singer
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