Jessica Nelson

Jessica Nelson

Height: 165 cm
Born on December 11, 1999 in Calgary, Alberta, actress Jessica Nelson is the older of two daughters belonging to nurse, Joanna Nelson, and crane operator father, Michael Nelson. If you had told younger ten-year-old Jessica that she was going to end up acting and modeling, you would be expecting her to shake her head and laugh. Jessica loved to be b... Show more »
Born on December 11, 1999 in Calgary, Alberta, actress Jessica Nelson is the older of two daughters belonging to nurse, Joanna Nelson, and crane operator father, Michael Nelson. If you had told younger ten-year-old Jessica that she was going to end up acting and modeling, you would be expecting her to shake her head and laugh. Jessica loved to be behind the camera and working with technology. Ever since the mere age of five, she had been producing and editing her own self made movies on a hand held camera, usually starring her younger sister, Kristina Nelson. In her elementary years, Jessica participated in many school productions and choir performances, including performing at the Calgary Zoo Lights two years in a row and the Sing Festival. It wasn't until Jessica attended a fine-arts school in junior high, in which she truly discovered her true passion for acting, alongside dancing, singing, sketching and music. Though the next couple years, Jessica worked on school production/animation/tech teams when she had the time around her busy schedule of sports and music. It wasn't until the middle of 2014 when she had her first break. Jessica filmed her first IMDb credited short, written and directed by herself: Social Suicide 3 (2014). Right after the short, she received the chance to star in a feature film, in which she portrayed the role of Olivia. Calico (2014) brought many new opportunities to her table. Jessica had the pleasure of modeling for a few photography companies, as well as have the chance to meet many well-known actors/directors in the Alberta film industry. Now in high school, Jessica is continuing her studies in advanced placement honours mathematics and sciences next to her acting and modeling. Jessica has come a long way since her first acting role in elementary school. She constantly leaves many commenting on her thoughtful, caring and out-going personality. Show less «