Who is Jessica Amlee? Wiki Bio
Jessica Kelsey Amlee was born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, on 17 July 1994 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds Canadian nationality. She is an actress, best known for having portrayed Mallory in the Canadian family drama series “Heartland” which has been airing since 2007, and which currently stars Amber Marshall, Shaun Johnston and Graham Wardle. The series is about a family sticking together through good and bad times, and has won 26 awards, and been nominated for 55 others.
Early life and education
Jessica was raised alongside her brother in Maple Ridge, by their father who is a construction worker, and their mother who is working as a nurse at a local hospital.
Jessica’s brother is also an actor, and has portrayed her sibling in the series “Animal Miracles” in 2001. The two’s grandfather P.J. Perry is an internationally famous jazz saxophone player.
Jessica grew up being interested in acting, as she watched numerous movies with her brother on TV, and upon enrolling at a local high school, she joined its drama club and started appearing in school plays, as well as several performed at a local theatre. She practiced creative writing, and was learning how to play the piano at the same time, and upon matriculation in 2012, Jessica moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career, and eventually enrolled at a college and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre.
Roles in TV series
Jessica made her debut TV series appearance in 2001, when she portrayed Annie Owen in the episode “Dead Dog Walking” of the science fiction drama “Mysterious Ways”, which starred Adrian Pasdar, Rae Dawn Chong and Alisen Down, and which is about an anthropology professor and his best friend Peggy, who is a psychiatrist and is trying to keep the professor sane; the series won a single award and was nominated for five others. In the same year, Jessica guest starred in single episodes of series- “The Outer Limits”, the science fiction drama “Dark Angel”, and the superhero series “Smallville”.
In 2002, Jessica guest starred as Marilyn in the episode “Rocky & Marilyn” of the one-hour live action series “Animal Miracles”, and after being praised for her performance, she was invited to appear in single episodes of the science fiction series “Andromeda”, and the legal drama series “Just Cause”. She gained recognition when she began portraying the recurring character Rose in the post-apocalyptic action drama series “Jeremiah”, which starred Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and which is about the futuristic Earth on which all who have reached puberty have died from a deadly virus.
In 2003, Jessica played Carrie in a single episode of the drama series “The Twilight Zone”, and went on to play the recurring character Alex at Age 9 in the science fiction drama series “Stephen King’s The Dead Zone”.
In 2004, she appeared in single episodes of two series – the adventure and military science fiction drama “Stargate Atlantis” and the drama “Urban Rush”. Her most recent role in a TV series has been in the teen drama “Greenhouse Academy”, in which she portrayed one of the main characters Jackie Sanders in 2017 and 2018 – the series also starred Ariel Mortman, Finn Roberts and Chris O’Neal, and is about a brother and sister attending an elite boarding school after their mother who was an astronaut died during a mission.
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Roles in movies
Jessica made her debut film appearance in 2002 when she portrayed Young Julia in the supernatural horror “They”, which starred Laura Regan, Ethan Embry and Dagmara Dominczyk, and is about four adults suffering nightmares caused by their bad childhood experiences. Some of her following roles in movies were in the Canadian drama “My Life Without Me” in 2003, the family comedy “Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2” in 2004, and the short movie “Reflection” in which she portrayed Sophie Laine in 2004.
Jessica could have been seen portraying the supporting character Mary in the family movie “Chestnut: Hero of Central Park”, before she was invited to play Young Gillian Guess in the drama movie “The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess” which starred Joely Collins, Ben Hass, and Hugh Dillon, and which won four awards and was nominated for nine others.
In 2005, she portrayed Sally in the Canadian film “Eve and the Fire Horse” which was awarded a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, then made her voicing debut lending her voice to Blush in the computer animated princess movie “Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus”. The year 2006 saw her appear in over five movies, with some of her most notable performances being in the short movie “The Invisible Dog”, the disaster film “Absolute Zero”, and the three-hour long action drama film “Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone”, which received mostly poor reviews and has a 3.7/10 rating on the movies and TV series rating website IMDb.
In 2007, Jessica appeared as Juliana Saunders in the short film “Juliana and the Medicine Fish” and as Amy in the horror movie “Beneath”, while some of her most recent appearances in movies have been in the drama movie “Living Out Loud” directed by Anne Wheeler in 2009, the crime drama thriller “Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story” in 2015, and the drama thriller “Seduced” in 2016, about a woman who is tricked by a man who uses dating apps to take women’s money.
Love life and husband
Jessica has been seeing David Jones Roberts since 2015 – the two met on the set of a movie they were cast to appear in together, and started dating shortly after that. They often upload pictures of themselves together onto their Instagram accounts, while David uploaded the first pictures featuring the two of them onto his account on 3 September 2016.
They aren’t married, nor do they have children, as they are both focused on their acting careers.
David is originally from Australia, born in Sydney, New South Wales on 9 April 1990 – his zodiac sign is Aries and he holds Australian nationality. He has nine acting credits, with some of his most notable performances being in the romantic drama series “Home and Away” in 2012, the TV series “Swipe Right” in 2013, and the thriller movie “Cassidy Way” in 2016.
Hobbies and other interests
Jessica likes to travel and has been to several US states such as New York, California and Florida, while she has vacationed in Europe on several occasions, staying in cities such as Rome in Italy, Paris in France, and London in England.
She is a philanthropist who has donated a significant amount of money to charity, while she has worked free of charge with Children’s Miracle Network Telethon, and has helped the Canadian National Hockey Association with their program which had the aim of eliminating pressure which most parents put on their children. She is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while her favorite animals are horses and giraffes.
Jessica has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Matt Damon, Keanu Reeves and Angelina Jolie, while some of her favorite movies are “Good Will Hunting”, the trilogy “The Matrix”, and “Mr. and Mrs Smith”.
Appearance and net worth
Jessica is 25 years old. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall, and weighs around 115lbs (52kgs). As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $2 million.