Early lifestyles and training Jessica’s father, Don Stroup, changed into a senior vice chairman at MUFG Union Bank, at the same time as her mom, Judith, labored as a secretary; she has an older brother named Dave. The circle of relatives moved to Charlotte, North Carolina when Jessica became very young, in which she studied at Providence High School, from which she matriculated in 2004.
At the age of 17, she obtained full scholarship to attend the University of Georgia, but she ended up declining the provide and moving to Los Angeles, California, as she wanted to awareness on her performing profession. She commenced taking performing classes, and soon started receiving each modeling and appearing gives.
Roles in TV collection Jessica made her TV collection debut in 2005, while she appeared in an episode of the Nickelodeon comedy “Unfabulous”. In the subsequent year, we noticed her guest big name in another circle of relatives sitcom, “Zoey one hundred and one”, created by using Dan Schneider, and which also starred Jamie Lynn Spears, Paul Buthcher and Christopher Massey.
She then made single appearances in multiple famous TV collection, inclusive of “Girlfriends”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “October Road”.
In 2007 and 2008, Jessica played her first recurring character in the adventure comedy drama “Reaper”, created by Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas, and which also starred Bret Harrison, Tyler Labine and Rick Gonzalez. In 2008, she visitor starred in episodes of the HBO vampire fable drama “True Blood”, following the community of vampires in a fictional city in southern Louisiana.
Between 2008 and 2013, Jessica starred as Erin Silver,within the CW comedy drama “90210”, created via Jeff Judah and Gabe Sachs, and based totally on the 1990 hit series “Beverly Hills, 90210”.
It starred Rob Estes, Shenae Grimes and Tristan Wilds, and follows the lives of several wealthy college students on the West Beverly Hills High School. The collection aired on CW community for 5 seasons, attracting as much as four.6 million viewers consistent with episode, and gained 3 awards which includes the 2010 Young Hollywood Award for Sparkling Performance, received by Jessica.
In 2011 and 2013, Jessica voiced the character Denise in three episodes of the lively comedy “Family Guy”, which follows the Griffin family as they are being thrown into crazy scenarios. In 2014 and 2015, she starred alongside Kevin Beaverbrook, within the horror crime drama “The Following”, created by means of Kevin Williamson, and which follows a murderous cult led with the aid of a serial killer. In the collection Jessica performed the detective Max Hardy, who’s searching for the cult leader.
In 2017, we noticed her guest-celebrity in two episodes of the romantic comedy drama “You’re the Worst”, created with the aid of Stephen Falk, and which also starred Chris Geere, Aya Cash and Desmin Borges. More these days, in 2018, Jessica starred as Joy Meachum, inside the Netflix’s crime action “Iron Fist”, based totally at the eponymous Marvel comic e-book series.
Roles in movies Jessica made her debut movie appearance in the 2005 journey horror “Vampire Bats”, written via Doug Prochilo, directed by means of Eric Bross, and which starred Lucy Lawless, Dylan Neal and Liam Waite. In the subsequent year, she starred alongside Billy Bob Thronton and Jon Heder, in Todd Phillips’ comedy “School for Scoundrels”, following a young guy who enrolls at school to build self belief.
Jessica Stroup Jessica next starred within the 2007 horror thriller “The Hills Have Eyes 2”, the sequel to the 2006 film, and remake of the eponymous 1977 traditional horror. It was written by means of Wes and Jonathan Craven, directed with the aid of Martin Weisz, and starred Michael McMillian, Jacob Vargas and Flex Alexander.
In the subsequent year, she performed one of the leads inside the slasher horror “Prom Night”, loosely based totally at the eponymous 1980 film, and directed by means of Nelson McCormick. It became one of the maximum commercially a hit horror films of the yr, no matter no longer being well acquired through the critics.
Perhaps one of the most excellent film roles for Jessica turned into within the 2012 Oscar-nominated comedy “Ted”, written and directed by way of Seth MacFarlane, and which additionally starred Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis.
The film follows a person whose adolescence teddy bear has come to existence, however, the teddy bear’s wild persona takes a toll on his relationship. “Ted” grossed over $549 million on the box-office, and become observed through the sequel movie “Ted 2”, launched in 2015.
In 2016, Jessica regarded alongside Tom Cruise, within the motion crime thriller “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”, and more recently, in 2019 she performed one of the leads within the TV drama “Heart of Life”.
Love life and relationships Jessica is a very personal person, and prefers to maintain her love lifestyles faraway from the general public eye, however, she has made one courting public, and has additionally been followed with the aid of rumors about her dating life on several occasions.
Between July 2008 and August 2010, she changed into in a courting with her “90210” co-superstar Dustin Milligan, a famous Canadian actor, perhaps regarded high-quality for starring in TV series which include “Schitt’s Creek” and “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”.
In 2019, she become noticed with fellow actor Paul James, with whom she additionally posed for an Instagram photograph. This sparked rumors that the 2 may have been relationship, but Jessica and Paul haven’t showed these. Jessica currently appears to be single, hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have kids.
She’s exceptional buddies with the actress Brittany Snow, with whom she frequently goes to auditions; they starred collectively in “Prom Night”. Jessica is a huge fan of classic horror movies, with some of her favorites being “Pet Sematary”, “The Shining” and “Poltergeist”. She is a completely active character, and likes to play volleyball. She additionally is going for a run nearly each morning, commonly simply to live in form.
Appearance, age and internet really worth Jessica is 34 years vintage. She has lengthy brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs round 120lbs (55kgs).