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
California, United States
Award winning actress award winning film director awarded jazz blues singer
The more we smile at one another,
the smaller our societal gaps become. Filmmaking is my smile." - Jody