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Ashlynn Yennie (born May 15, 1985) is an American actress from Riverton, Wyoming. She is known for playing the role of Jenny in the 2009 Dutch horror film The Human Centipede (First Sequence), and for starring as herself (the actress who played Jenny) in the sequel to the first film,[1] The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) (2011).[2] In 2016, she played Ashley in the Showtime TV mini-series Submission.

Ashlynn Yennie
Yennie at the 2010 Big Apple Convention in Manhattan
Born (1985-05-15) May 15, 1985 (age 34)
Years active2008–present
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Spouse(s)Michael Mattera


Yennie's first major role in a feature film was as Jenny in the 2009 Dutch horror film, The Human Centipede (First Sequence).[3] She has appeared in several television shows including guest star roles on Undateable and NCIS. She has also appeared in films such as Fractured, The Scribbler, The Divorce Party, The Ghost and the Whale, and Fear Inc.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Human Centipede (First Sequence) Jenny
2010 American Maniacs Starlene Arbuckle [5]
2011 The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) Miss Yennie
2013 Fractured Brandy
2014 The Divorce Party Leena [6]
2014 The Scribbler Emily
2015 L.A. Slasher Scream Queen
2016 The Ghost and The Whale Anne
2016 Fear, Inc. Trisha Harrison
2018 Buried Secrets Jordyn
2018 American Kamasutra Ashley
2018 Variant Aria


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Evan and Gareth Are Trying to Get Laid Thai Kissing Girl TV film
2010 Chiller 13: The Decade's Scariest Movie Moments Self TV documentary
2010 Cinétsû! Self
2011 20Q with Drew Self Episode: "The Horror Starlets Team"
2014 Undateable Jane Episode: Pilot
2015 NCIS Daughter Episode: "Spinning Wheel"
2016 Submission Ashley Main role
2017 The Wrong Neighbor Jamie TV film
2018 Hidden Intentions Jordyn TV film; also known as Buried Secrets


  1. ^ "Ashlynn Tennie Interview with Dread Central on". Retrieved July 26, 2011.
  2. ^ "The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence)". IMDB. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
  3. ^ "Interview Human Centipede: The First Sequence Star Ashlynn Yennie". Bloody Disgusting. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
  4. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. "Horror-Comedy 'Fear, Inc.' Goes Into Business". Deadline. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  5. ^ "'Fetch' Retitled, 'American Maniacs' Gets January 1 VOD Release". Retrieved December 5, 2011.
  6. ^ "The Divorce Party (2014) - IMDbPro". Retrieved February 25, 2016.

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