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Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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Jessica Blake is a young British actress who has established herself as a one to watch on the indie film scene with her breakthrough performance as the troubled Jenny, in this years multi award winning feature film The Butterfly Tattoo.

Jessica won her role in The Butterfly Tattoo just months after graduating from University, where she discovered acting for the camera, first in student films and then shorts. Her feature film debut was playing the supporting role of Claire in Burn Hand Films The Bond. By the time she graduated she had several credits to her name. Her stage credits whilst training include playing the role of Alice in Patrick Marber's Closer, and Nora in A Doll's House.

Following a move to London Jess started getting small roles in larger scale productions. These included a small speaking part in Stephen Poliakoff's drama Capturing Mary, starring Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith and David Walliams. She also tried her hand at live presenting, on Sky's Fame TV.

[June 2009] Jessica is currently rehearsing a piece of new writing entitled Jesus is a City Fan, by Michael Dawson. The play looks at the back lash of fertility experiments in the late 1970's and our obsession with fame and celebrity. Jessica plays Jeannie, the best friend of lead character Luke. The play will run on the 10th, 11th and 12th July 2009 as part of the Not Part of Festival in Manchester, at the Salford Arts Theatre.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: jessicablake.net

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