Jessica was born in Melbourne, Australia but has spent most of her life in London. She studied Music and Drama at Birmingham University and has an M.A. in acting from Arts Ed. London. As well as appearing as an actress in numerous London and West End shows and on screen, she has also produced large-scale projects such as the 'International Shakespeare Laboratory', bringing together the Almeida Theatre in the UK and the Sydney Theatre Company in Australia.
An associate BAFTA member, Jessica has spent much of the last three years living in Los Angeles where, in March 2013 she wrote and directed her first short film, 'Three and a Half Songs', a love story set in the world of the Los Angeles music industry, starring Erik Audé and singer/songwriter Laura Evans. Her second film, Sogni D'Oro (Dreams of Gold) as writer/director and actress followed in June 2013 back in Europe. Starring Russ Abbot, Philip Battley and young newcomers Aliyah Haynes and Rachel Preston, Sogni D'Oro will join the international festival circuit in late 2014.
While currently in pre-production for St Elmo Pictures' latest short film project 'Art in Heaven', Jessica is also writing her first feature film which will go into production in 2015 in collaboration with Los Angeles producer Basil Moore.