Lamia, Jenna

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Lamia, Jenna


Education: Attended Amherst College, New York University, and the Sorbonne.


Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Crysis Management, 3800 Barham Blvd., Suite 409, Los Angeles, CA 90068.


Actress. Appeared in television commercials, including Budweiser beer and Visa Checkcard.

Awards, Honors:

AudioFile Award, performance, for The Girl with the Peal Earring; AudioFile Award, performance, for The Secret Life of Bees.


Film Appearances:

Girl teen, Hi-Life, Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Paddy, Corkscrew Hill (animated short), Busch Gardens, 2001.

Sparkle, Nowhere to Go But Up (also known as Happy End and I Want to Be Famous), 2003.

Rain Forsyth, Drowning, 2004.

Shelby, Something's Wrong in Kansas, 2007.

Voice of Lake, The Story of a Mother, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Carrie Schillnger, Oz, HBO, 2000-2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Poppy Downes, "Old Habits—New Beginnings," Strangers with Candy, Comedy Central, 1999.

Ali, The Guiding Light (also known as Guiding Light), CBS, 1999.

Ali, "Damaged Goods," Brutally Normal, 2000.

Siobhan Miller, "Taken," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2000.

Alice Blossom, "Hawks and Handsaws," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2004.

Gina Bell, "Old Yeller," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2004.

Christine Britton, "Last Rites," The Jury, Fox, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Mildred, Ah, Wilderness, Lincoln Center, 1998.

Glory of Living, New York City, 2001.

Daughter, Bedbound, New York City, 2003.

Tina, Intrigue with Faye, New York City, 2003.

Also appeared in Much Ado About Nothing; Twelfth Night; Sara Say Goodbye; No Mercy; Afternoon of the Elves; as Constance Congdon, Tales of the Lost Formicans; Witch, Macbeth; Howard Korder, Boy's Life.


Video Games:

Voice of female hostage and Melinda Kline, S.W.A.T. 4, Vivendi Universal Games, 2005.

Voice of female hostage 1, Rita Winston, and Female 911 officer, SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate, Irrational Games, 2006.

Voice of Qara, Dory the beggar girl, and Laleen spirit, Neverwinter Nights, 2006.

Taped Readings:

Hey Nostradomus! by Douglas Coupland, 2003.

Also read Cynthia Leitich Smith's Rain Is Not My Indian Name; Tracy Chevalier's The Girl with the Pearl Earring; Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees.