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Jess Weixler is a Actor and Additional Writing American born on 8 june 1981 at Louisville (USA)

Jess Weixler

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Birth name Jessica Weixler
Nationality USA
Birth 8 june 1981 (42 years) at Louisville (USA)

Jessica "Jess" Weixler is an American actress. She is best known as the lead character Dawn O'Keefe in the comedy-horror film Teeth and the comedy The Big Bad Swim.


Weixler is currently engaged to Hamish Brocklebank, an English businessman and co-founder of Flooved.

Usually with

Joe Swanberg
Joe Swanberg
(1 films)
David Lowery
David Lowery
(2 films)
Josh Hamilton
Josh Hamilton
(1 films)
Amy Seimetz
Amy Seimetz
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jess Weixler (17 films)

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Ava (2020)

Directed by Tate Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, John Malkovich, Diana Silvers, Geena Davis, Common
Roles Judy
Rating55% 2.7560152.7560152.7560152.7560152.756015
Une femme assasin du nom de Eve travaille pour une importante organisation secrète. Elle parcourt le monde. Une de ses missions se passe mal, elle va être contrainte de lutter pour sa propre survie.
It Chapter Two, 2h49
Directed by Andrés Muschietti
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about racism, Films about sexuality, Films about school violence, Films about child abuse
Actors Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, James Ransone, Bill Hader, Jaeden Martell
Roles Audra Phillips
Rating65% 3.254663.254663.254663.254663.25466
En 1989, sept enfants ont réussi à échapper à « Ça », une créature métamorphe dévorant les enfants de Derry. Vingt-sept ans plus tard, Bill Denbrough et ses amis reviennent à Derry à la suite de l'appel de Mike. Ils vont devoir à nouveau combattre le sinistre clown « Ça », qui s'est réveillé et recommence à se nourrir d'enfants. Lorsqu'ils reviennent à Derry, ils découvrent la véritable histoire de « Ça » et comptent bien l'achever une bonne fois pour toutes.
Sister Cities
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Stana Katic, Jess Weixler, Michelle Trachtenberg, Troian Bellisario, Jacki Weaver, Alfred Molina
Roles Austin Baxter
Rating65% 3.297893.297893.297893.297893.29789
Four estranged sisters - as different as the cities they were named after - reunite to mourn what they believe is the suicide of their mother.
Lamb (2015)
, 1h36
Directed by Ross Partridge
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ross Partridge, Oona Laurence, Jess Weixler, Scoot McNairy, Jennifer Lafleur, Lindsay Pulsipher
Roles Linny
Rating62% 3.146243.146243.146243.146243.14624
Lamb, based on the novel by Bonnie Nadzam, traces the self-discovery of David Lamb in the weeks following the end of his marriage and the death of his father. He turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl.
Sister Cities
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jacki Weaver, Jess Weixler, Stana Katic, Michelle Trachtenberg, Troian Bellisario, Alfred Molina
Roles Austin Baxter
Rating65% 3.297893.297893.297893.297893.29789
Quatre sœurs s'étant perdues de vue se réunissent après le suicide présumé de leur mère.
Listen Up Philip, 1h48
Directed by Alex Ross Perry
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers
Actors Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce, Krysten Ritter, Joséphine de La Baume, Jess Weixler
Roles Holly
Rating62% 3.1452753.1452753.1452753.1452753.145275
Philip (Jason Schwartzman), a writer waiting for the publication of his second novel, feels bored of his daily life and his shaky relationship with girlfriend Ashley (Elisabeth Moss). In all of this chaos, his idol, Ike Zimmerman (Jonathan Pryce), offers him his summer home, an isolated place where he finds peace.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, 5h8
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Ciarán Hinds, William Hurt, Ryan Eggold
Roles Katy Rigby
Rating62% 3.148653.148653.148653.148653.14865
All three films follow the same time period, but are told from the differing perspectives of Conor Ludlow (James McAvoy) and Eleanor Rigby (Jessica Chastain), a young married couple living in New York. Him looks at their relationship from Conor's angle, while Her follows Eleanor's. Conor spends his days working in his restaurant while his wife Eleanor returns to college for further education. During the course of their daily lives, the couple encounters a life changing event that threatens the stability of their marriage.
Free Samples, 1h19
Directed by Jay Gammill
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Jess Weixler, Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Ritter, Halley Feiffer, Keir O'Donnell, Jocelin Donahue
Roles Jillian
Rating56% 2.80182.80182.80182.80182.8018
Jillian (Weixler), a Stanford Law School dropout rebelling by opting out of the family business, wakes up after a night of drinking with no recollection. She is tasked with giving out free samples from an ice cream vendor truck in a parking lot somewhere-in-SoCal, on the day of her college boyfriend's birthday, unleashing an merciless barrage of hyper-neuroticism, abusing her legal practice training on the simple locals and experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions with her unsympathetic so-called friends. Although Jillian claims that she is "stuck in that stupid truck", it is only for one day and at it ends at a Mexican restaurant.
The Face of Love, 1h32
Directed by Arie Posin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romantic comedy, Romantic drama, Romance
Actors Robin Williams, Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Amy Brenneman, Jess Weixler, Linda Park
Roles Summer
Rating61% 3.099033.099033.099033.099033.09903
Nikki (Bening) is a recent widow whose husband, Garret (Ed Harris), died in a drowning accident and has not yet gotten over it. Objects, people and situations that remind Nikki of the love of her life still haunt her. Resigned to life alone, Nikki visits an art gallery she often frequented with Garret and sees a man (Harris in a dual role) whose resemblance to her husband stuns her. She returns to the gallery several more times, hoping to see him. Eventually, Nikki identifies him as a professor at a small local college. She finds "Tom" on the internet and visits an art class he is teaching; but she is emotionally overwhelmed and flees. Eventually, Nikki calms down and invites Tom to give her private, at home, tutoring in painting. She doesn't disclose to him his physical resemblance to her late husband.
Somebody Up There Likes Me, 1h16
Directed by Bob Byington
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Nick Offerman, Jess Weixler, Jonathan Togo, Kevin Corrigan, Megan Mullaly, Kate Lyn Sheil
Roles Lyla
Rating56% 2.849482.849482.849482.849482.84948
The film skips through 35 years in the life of Max Youngman (Poulson), following him through his courtship and marriage to Lyla (Weixler), also the object of affection for his best friend Sal (Offerman). Never seeming to age, Max and the adult characters closest to him stumble in and out of comically misguided relationships and happenstances that are seamlessly woven together by animated vignettes provided by Bob Sabiston (A Scanner Darkly).
Best Man Down
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Justin Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine, Addison Timlin, Shelley Long, Frances O'Connor
Roles Kristin
Rating64% 3.202183.202183.202183.202183.20218
Minnesotans Scott (Justin Long) and his bride Kristin (Jess Weixler) are having their wedding in Phoenix. During the wedding, Kristin is put off by the obnoxious behavior of Scott's best man Lumpy (Tyler Labine). Lumpy gets extremely drunk and more annoying to the guests until he is cut off from the bar by Scott. Returning to his hotel room, Lumpy continues drinking and carrying on until he accidentally falls and cracks his skull before passing out. He awakens a short time later disoriented and bleeding, and gets himself locked out of the hotel. Wandering into the brush, Lumpy passes out and dies on top of a cactus. He is found the next morning and Scott and Kristen are informed. Since Lumpy was his best friend, Scott feels it is his duty to arrange for Lumpy to be returned to Minnesota for a funeral. Kristen is upset that her honeymoon will be postponed but she supports Scott in his decision. After arranging transport for the body, they return to Minneapolis to contact Lumpy's friends and plan the funeral.
Alexander the Last, 1h12
Directed by Joe Swanberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jess Weixler, Amy Seimetz, Josh Hamilton, Jane Adams, Christopher Denham, Kent Osborne
Roles Alex
Rating51% 2.5551452.5551452.5551452.5551452.555145
Ensemble dramatique sur une actrice mariée, sa sœur et leurs innombrables tentations sexuelles et créatives.
Peter and Vandy, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Jason Ritter, Jess Weixler, Jesse L. Martin, Tracie Thoms, Noah Bean, Bruce Altman
Roles Vandy
Rating62% 3.1492953.1492953.1492953.1492953.149295
Peter and Vandy is a love story told out of order. Set in Manhattan, the story shifts back and forth in time, juxtaposing Peter and Vandy's romantic beginnings with the twisted, manipulative, regular couple they become.
Today's Special, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Cooking films
Actors Aarti Mann, Madhur Jaffrey, Naseeruddin Shah, Aasif Mandvi, Kevin Corrigan, Dean Winters
Roles Carrie
Rating65% 3.2968053.2968053.2968053.2968053.296805
Samir (Aasif Mandvi), a sous chef at an upscale New York restaurant, becomes frustrated with his boss (Dean Winters) and quits. His dreams of studying French cooking in France are shattered after his father becomes ill and he must take over his family's Indian restaurant, Tandoori Palace in Queens with two chefs who don't know what they're doing, an old fashioned wall and business being terrible since the only customers are Samir's uncles sitting at a table playing cards. Samir doesn't know what to do because his knowledge of Indian cooking is limited until he meets the larger than life gourmet chef and taxi driver Akbar (Naseeruddin Shah). Samir's world is transformed via Akbar's cooking lessons, the magic of the masala and a beautiful co-worker, Carrie (Jess Weixler). While his mother (Madhur Jaffrey) tries to get him to settle down with a nice Indian girl and his father, Hakkim (Harish Patel) is convinced he will amount to nothing. Samir, Akbar, and a kitchen staff first update the restaurants' look and then with knowledge of eccentric characters concoct the most magical and mouth watering dishes in what soon becomes the best little Indian restaurant in New York City with booming business. However, Akbar moves to Akron, Ohio and it is up to Samir to run the restaurant. Meanwhile, Hakkim plans to sell the restaurant to Ahmed. Samir and his uncles along with Carrie still manage to keep up the business and make it better. Eventually, Hakkim calls off the deal and the movie ends with Hakkim hugging Samir.
Teeth (2008)
, 1h36
Directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about families, Feminist films, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Erotic films, La sexualité des mineurs, Rape and revenge films, Political films, Comedy horror films, Auto-justice
Actors Jess Weixler, John Hensley, Hale Appleman, Josh Pais, Lenny Von Dohlen, Ashley Springer
Roles Dawn O'Keefe
Rating53% 2.6997052.6997052.6997052.6997052.699705
Dawn O’Keefe (Jess Weixler) is a teenage spokesperson for a Christian abstinence group called The Promise. She attends groups with her two friends, Alisha (Julia Garro) and Phil (Adam Wagner). One evening after giving a speech about the purity ring worn by members of the group, she is introduced to Tobey (Hale Appleman) and finds him attractive. The four begin going out as a group. Dawn has fantasies about marrying Tobey, although after acknowledging the attraction, they agree that they cannot spend time together. Soon after they give in and meet at a local swimming hole. After swimming together, they go into a cave to get warm and begin kissing. Dawn gets uncomfortable and tries to get them to go back. Tobey then attempts to rape Dawn, who panics and tries to push him off. Tobey becomes aggressive and shakes Dawn, resulting in her smacking her head on the ground. While she is dazed, Tobey takes the opportunity to begin raping her. Dawn fights back and inadvertently bites off his penis with her vagina. A horrified Dawn stumbles away and she flees the scene. After a Promise meeting, she meets her classmate Ryan (Ashley Springer) at a dance; they talk, and he drops her off at her home.