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Jodi Lyn O'Keefe is a Actor American born on 10 october 1978 at Cliffwood Beach (USA)

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
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Nationality USA
Birth 10 october 1978 (45 years) at Cliffwood Beach (USA)

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (born October 10, 1978) is an American actress and model, who at age 17 portrayed Cassidy Bridges on Nash Bridges. She is also known for her role on Prison Break as Gretchen Morgan, a.k.a. "Susan B. Anthony", and as Josette "Jo" Laughlin in The Vampire Diaries.

Biography

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe est la fille de Noreen et Jack O'Keefe d'origine irlandaise, tchèque, autrichienne, polonaise et suédoise. Elle est la cadette de trois sœurs, elle devient mannequin dès l'âge de 8 ans prenant exemple sur sa sœur aînée Heather. Jeune, elle travaille déjà pour diverses sociétés tels que Gitano jeans et DreamPhone.

A l'adolescence, elle étudie dans une école catholique avant de la quitter pour rejoindre le feuilleton Another World : Bay City. Ayant obtenu un rôle dans la série Nash Bridges de 1996 à 2001 (Cassidy Bridges), elle déménage avec sa mère à Hollywood et poursuit sa scolarité par correspondance.
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe fait ses débuts sur grand écran en 1998 dans le film Halloween, 20 ans après (Halloween H20: 20 years later). Mais c'est en incarnant la snob, riche et populaire lycéenne Taylor Vaughan dans le teen show "Elle est trop bien" (1999) qu'elle brille sous les feux des projecteurs. À la question "Est-il dur pour vous de jouer un tel personnage ?" Jodi répond "Tout le monde connaissait une Taylor Vaughan dans le lycée, en travaillant dans l'industrie du spectacle, vous rencontrez des filles comme ça quotidiennement".

Jodi Lyn O'Keefe rejoint le casting de Prison Break en 2007, elle apparait aussi dans des séries télévisées comme Charmed, The Evidence : Les Preuves du crime, Tru Calling : Compte à rebours, Mon oncle Charlie (Two an a half men), Boston Justice...


Carrière

Elle débute en 1995 à la télévision dans le soap-opera Another World.

Elle débute en 1998 au cinéma, dans Halloween, 20 ans après.
Elle est connue pour son interprétation du rôle de « Gretchen Morgan alias Susan B. Anthony » dans la série télévisée Prison Break.

En juillet 2014, elle décroche le rôle récurrent de Josette "Jo" Laughlin dans la saison 6 de Vampire Diaries.

En 2018, elle rejoint le casting de Legacies, la série dérivée de The Originals et de The Vampire Diaries dans laquelle elle reprend le rôle de Josette "Jo" Laughlin, mère des jumelles Josette « Josie » Saltzman et Elizabeth « Lizzie » Saltzman le temps d'un épisode lors de la saison 1. La série est diffusée depuis le 25 octobre 2018 sur le réseau The CW.

Best films

She's All That (1999)
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Filmography of Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (13 films)

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Stalkers
Stalkers (2013)
, 1h30
Directed by Mark Tonderai
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Mena Suvari, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Drea de Matteo, Tahmoh Penikett, Lela Loren, April Telek
Roles Julia Whitman
Rating51% 2.561732.561732.561732.561732.56173
Lieutenant de police, Diane Harkin désire se consacrer aux affaires de harcèlement. Il y a une raison bien personnelle à ce choix : elle-même subit depuis quelques temps les menaces de son ex-mari. Récemment mutée à Seattle, elle commence donc une nouvelle vie avec son jeune fils. La première victime dont elle s'occupera, accompagnée de Julia Whitman, une brillante substitut au procureur, sera une jeune femme poursuivie par son ancienne maîtresse...
The Frozen Ground, 1h49
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Serial killer films
Actors Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, 50 Cent, Vanessa Hudgens, Dean Norris, Radha Mitchell
Roles Chelle Ringell
Rating63% 3.1986153.1986153.1986153.1986153.198615
The film opens in an Anchorage motel room in 1983, where 17-year-old Cindy Paulson (Vanessa Hudgens) is handcuffed and screaming for help. She is rescued by an Anchorage Police Department patrol officer. He takes Paulson to the hospital, and her clothes are kept for a rape kit. At an APD station, she explains to detectives that she was abducted and repeatedly raped. Because she is a prostitute and lying about her age, the detectives don't believe her story, refusing to even look into the man she named as her abductor, Robert Hansen (John Cusack). They claim Hansen is an upstanding member of society, a family man who owns his own restaurant, and has alibis from three people.
Exposed
Exposed (2011)
, 1h53
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller
Actors Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Peter Stebbings, David Orth
Roles Emily Bennett
Rating51% 2.562092.562092.562092.562092.56209
Emily Benett est professeur dans un lycée. Un jour, des photos d'elle dénudées circulent sur le site du lycée. Tandis qu'Emily est la proie d'un prédateur sexuel, une jeune femme est enfermée dans une cave du lycée.
Class
Class (2010)
, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Justin Bruening, Constance Marie, Eric Roberts, Ryan Carnes, Catherine Mary Stewart
Roles Kylie Burch
Rating68% 3.4413853.4413853.4413853.4413853.441385
Un jeune homme prétentieux, Will Sheffield s'apprête à terminer ses études de droit lorsqu'un professeur lui demande, pour boucler son dernier semestre, de défendre Kylie Burch, une cliente sans ressources. Le jeune homme, poussé par son père, qui souhaiterait qu'il se spécialise comme lui dans le droit des entreprises, n'est pas très intéressé par cette mission, et sa rencontre avec Kylie se révèle houleuse. Pour l'aider, il faut qu'il comprenne sa situation de mère célibataire et de son fils Shane Burch de 7 ans qui est asthmatique et très souvent malade…
Prison Break: The Final Break
Directed by Kevin Hooks, Brad Turner
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Sarah Wayne Callies
Roles Gretchen Morgan
Rating78% 3.944283.944283.944283.944283.94428
The story starts off with Sara being arrested for the murder of Christina (Scofield) Hampton, during her and Michael's wedding party. At the Miami-Dade State Penitentiary, overcrowding necessitates that the female prison and jail are housed in the same building. Gretchen Morgan watches from a distance, having been imprisoned after the events in "The Sunshine State". Sara is attacked as revenge by the Miami-Dade COs for having left the door unlocked, allowing the "Fox River Eight" to escape and eventual dismissal or suspension of several staff members of Fox River.
Three Wise Guys, 1h54
Directed by Robert Iscove
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Christmas films
Actors Eddie McClintock, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Judd Nelson, Nicholas Turturro, Arye Gross, Tom Arnold
Roles Mary Ann Davidson
Rating54% 2.7054152.7054152.7054152.7054152.705415
This Christmas movie is a comedy about the mistress of the owner of Royal Crown Casino in Las Vegas. She and her boyfriend have stolen a disc containing financial irregularities in the casino. Murray Crown, the owner of the casino, hires three killers to find Stella and her boyfriend and retrieve the disc.
Vampires: Out For Blood, 1h35
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film
Actors Kevin Dillon, Vanessa Angel, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Lance Henriksen, Alex McArthur, Matt McKenzie
Roles Layla Simmons
Rating40% 2.0172552.0172552.0172552.0172552.017255
De nos jours, Hank Holten, un inspecteur de police mal noté par ses supérieurs depuis qu'il est divorcé est chargé d’enquêter sur la disparition mystérieuse d'une jeune femme. La police ne pssoède aucune piste et Hank commence son enquête dans les bars et les boites de nuit muni de la photo de la jeune disparue. Croyant la reconnaître dans une boite de nuit, il tente de l'aborder malgré l'opposition d'un homme qui se présente comme son frère. Cependant la jeune femme Leyla n'étant pas insensible aux charmes du policier l’entraîne dans une camionnette et lui pratique une fellation en présence du "frère", lui-même occupée avec une autre jeune femme. Leyla conduit alors Hank a une rave party dans un acier hôpital désaffecté. Hank se retrouve alors au milieu d'une véritable orgie et sa volonté semble annihilée. Leyla souhaite faire l'amour avec lui sans aucun préliminaire. Après quelques minutes, une partie des participants révélé leur véritable nature, ce sont des vampires, et ces derniers se mettent à mordre le cou des personnes qui se sont laissées entraîner. Quand Leyla veut à son tour mordre Hank, celui-ci a un sursaut et tente de s'échapper, mais il est rattrapé par le chef hiérarchique de la secte qui le mord au cou.
Red Rover
Red Rover (2003)
, 1h43
Origin Canada
Genres Horror
Actors William Baldwin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Francis X. McCarthy
Roles Kylie Logan
Rating46% 2.326842.326842.326842.326842.32684
Whatever It Takes, 1h32
Directed by David Raynr
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films based on plays
Actors Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, James Franco, Aaron Paul, Julia Sweeney
Roles Ashley Grant
Rating55% 2.753662.753662.753662.753662.75366
Ryan (Shane West) is a bit of a geek with eyes for the school sex bomb, Ashley (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), which induces cringing in his neighbor and best friend, Maggie (Marla Sokoloff), a cute intellectual girl. But popular jock Chris (James Franco) has his eye on Maggie, and he offers to help Ryan win Ashley if Ryan will help Chris with Maggie. So begins a two-headed variation on Cyrano de Bergerac; Ryan composes soulful e-mails for Chris, and Chris advises Ryan to treat Ashley like dirt, which seems to be the only way to get her attention.
The Crow: Salvation, 1h42
Directed by Bharat Nalluri
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about animals, Films about families, Films about sexuality, Films about birds, Ghost films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Eric Mabius, Kirsten Dunst, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Fred Ward, William Atherton, Tim DeKay
Roles Lauren Randall
Rating49% 2.459052.459052.459052.459052.45905
In Salt Lake City, Alex Corvis (Eric Mabius) is a death row convict framed for the murder of his girlfriend Lauren Randall (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe). Three years later, he is sentenced to death in the electric chair. When he is asked for his last words, he says he still loves Lauren and that he is innocent. However, the guards ignore his plea to live, and the switch is pulled. The generator is struck by lightning during the electrocution, overriding the electricity, and Alex suffers a painful, excruciating death. Soon after the execution, Alex is resurrected by a mystical crow and gifted with supernatural abilities, so he can clear his name and avenge Lauren's death. Alex follows the crow to the Salt Lake City police department's evidence room, where he discovers that Lauren was killed by a group of corrupt cops. Alex has a vision of one of the killers, who has a scar on his arm matching one he saw just before his execution. Alex finds the knife that was used on Lauren, and then goes to her grave. There, he meets with Lauren's sister Erin (Kirsten Dunst), who believes he is guilty. He tells her that he will prove his innocence, and disappears.
Teacher's Pet
Genres Horror, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jsu Garcia, Todd McKee, Sarah Lancaster, Wendy Worthington, Rel Hunt
Roles Debbie Strand
Rating46% 2.308762.308762.308762.308762.30876
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe reprises Rose McGowan's role in the original film. O'Keefe stars as Debbie Strand, who escapes from the mental institution she was sent off to in the first installment of the series. After the young co-ed dies in an unexpected accident, Debbie steals both the girl's identity and her car, and heads off to the college her victim was supposed to attend. There, Debbie quickly develops a psychotic crush on her dashing writing professor, Dr. Sam Decker, killing anyone she perceives as a threat to their relationship. However, Debbie's scheme starts to fall apart when her roommate begins unraveling Debbie's lies and discovers the truth about her past. Knowing that she is in danger of being exposed, Debbie makes plans to get rid of her roommate and her friends by any means necessary.
She's All That, 1h35
Directed by Robert Iscove
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Freddie Prinze, Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard, Paul Walker, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Kevin Pollak
Roles Taylor Vaughan
Rating59% 2.9538552.9538552.9538552.9538552.953855
Zack Siler (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) is the big man on campus at his Southern California high school. His popular but narcissistic girlfriend, Taylor Vaughan (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), ditches him for a faded reality TV star from The Real World, Brock Hudson (Matthew Lillard), whom she met on spring break in Florida. Although bitter over the break-up, Zack consoles himself by claiming that Taylor is replaceable by any girl from the school. Zack's friend, Dean Sampson, Jr. (Paul Walker), disagrees and challenges him to a bet on whether Zack can turn any random girl into the Prom Queen within six weeks, a coveted position held by the most popular girl in school. Dean picks out Laney Boggs (Rachael Leigh Cook), a dorky, solitary, unpopular art student, as his choice for Zack.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, 1h29
Directed by Steve Miner
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror, Slasher
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Jamie Lee Curtis, LL Cool J, Josh Hartnett, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Roles Sarah Wainthrope
Rating58% 2.9019052.9019052.9019052.9019052.901905
Twenty years after the events of Halloween and Halloween II, on October 29, 1998, Marion Chambers (Nancy Stephens), Dr. Sam Loomis' former colleague, returns to her house in Langdon, Illinois, to find it has been burglarized. Her teenage neighbor Jimmy (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) searches the house and finds nothing. While waiting for the police in her house, Marion discovers a file is missing, the one on Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis), Michael Myers' sister who escaped the attacks two decades earlier. She also realizes that someone has been in her house and immediately rushes back over to Jimmy's house, where she finds him and his friend dead. Michael Myers (Chris Durand) appears, and attacks Marion before slitting her throat, killing her. The police arrive as Michael leaves the house with Laurie's file.