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Jessica Parker Kennedy

Jessica Parker Kennedy
Kennedy at the 2013 SDCC
Born (1984-10-03) October 3, 1984
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Other names Jessica Kennedy Parker
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006-present

Jessica Parker Kennedy (born October 3, 1984) is a Canadian actress.[1] She played Melissa on the CW series The Secret Circle, and has also appeared on the TV series Smallville, Undercovers, and Kaya. She is currently starring in the Starz original series Black Sails.

Early life

Jessica Parker Kennedy is of Italian, Russian and African descent.[2][3]


Kennedy portrayed fictional supervillain Plastique in the TV series Smallville.

Kennedy played the role of Tami in the 2008 comedy film Another Cinderella Story and the recurring character of Natalee on the 2007 television series Kaya on MTV.[4]

Kennedy was originally cast in the J. J. Abrams-produced 2010 spy drama series Undercovers as the younger sister of the female lead, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw,[5] but was later replaced by Mekia Cox.[6] Kennedy played Melissa in the CW series The Secret Circle,[7] until the show was cancelled after its first season in May 2012.


List of acting performances in film and television
Year Film Role Notes
2006 Santa Baby Lucy the Elf TV movie
2007 Decoys 2: Alien Seduction Beautiful Girl Video
Kaya Natalee 10 episodes
2008 Another Cinderella Story Tami
Desperate Hours: An Amber Alert Sandy TV movie
2008-2010 Smallville Bette Sans Souci/Plastique 3 episodes
2009 Exes and Ohs Amy Episode "You Don't Know Jack"
Fear Itself Becca Episode "The Spirit Box"
Soul Alicia 5 episodes
Valemont Beatrice 33 episodes
Santa Baby 2 Lucy the Elf
2009-2010 The Troop Laurel Episodes "Forest Grump" and "Next Stop: Lakewood"
2010 V Grace Episode "John May"
Karma Inc. Candy Short
Undercovers Lizzy "Pilot" episode
Brothers & Sisters Angie Episode "The Rhapsody of Flesh"
Lie to Me Alison Roberts Episode "Beyond Belief"
2011 Collision Earth Brooke TV movie
Behemoth Zoe TV movie
Fairly Legal Jessica Nord "Pilot" episode
50/50 Jackie
In Time Edouarda
Bad Meat Estelle
2011-2012 The Secret Circle Melissa Glaser Main cast
2012 90210 Megan Rose Recurring Role
2014 Black Sails Max Cast


  1. ^ "Jessica Parker Kennedy (as Natalee) - Kaya". MTV. Retrieved 2009-08-22. 
  2. ^ Kennedy, Jessica P. (April 8, 2012). "Twitter: JParkerK : @Nikylyaaaa I haven't been to Russia". Retrieved June 9, 2013. 
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  4. ^ "Jessica Parker Kennedy - Filmography".  
  5. ^ "J.J. Abrams pilot gains a Kennedy". The Celebrity Cafe. January 16, 2010. Retrieved May 1, 2010. 
  6. ^ Hibberd, James (June 14, 2010). "'"Mekia Cox cast in NBC's 'Undercovers. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 16, 2010. 
  7. ^ Bricker, Tierney (March 17, 2011). "'"Smallville' alum Jessica Parker Kennedy joins 'The Secret Circle. Zap2It. Retrieved May 22, 2011. 

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