Jennifer Lafleur (born September 8, 1979) is an American actress. She is known for appearing in the independent films The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012), The Pretty One (2013), The Midnight Swim (2014), MAD (2016) and 6 Years (2015). On television, Lafleur has appeared on the HBO series Big Little Lies, Room 104 and Animals., the Showtime series Billions, American Crime on ABC, Married on FX, Chicago Fire on NBC, Workaholics and Review on Comedy Central, Childrens Hospital and Newsreaders on Adult Swim, and Major Crimes on TNT.
Lafleur at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival
|Born||September 8, 1979|
Ware, Massachusetts, U.S.
Ross Partridge (m. 2016)
Lafleur was born in Ware, Massachusetts and grew up in Brookfield. Her father is an emergency room physician, and her mother is a firefighter, paramedic, and commands the local emergency ambulance service. Lafleur worked as an EMT for seven years throughout college and graduate school. She graduated summa cum laude from Westfield State University. She went on to receive her Master of Fine Arts in acting from Brandeis University.
On May 18, 2019, Jennifer delivered the commencement address at Westfield State University.
Lafleur began her acting career with small appearances in the films Baghead (2008), and Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), both of which were written and directed by Jay and Mark Duplass. In 2012, she had a major supporting role in their next film, The Do-Deca-Pentathlon, portraying the role of Stephanie.
In 2013, she co-starred as Marguerite in The Pretty One. In 2014, she had a main role in the indie thriller The Midnight Swim. She starred as Annie, one of three sisters who returns home when their mother goes missing after diving in a lake. She also created and starred in the webseries Wedlock which also stars Mark Duplass and Rob Corddry.
In 2015, Lafleur co-starred in Hannah Fidell's romantic drama 6 Years, in a cast led by Taissa Farmiga and Ben Rosenfield, and starred as Melissa in Ross Partridge's independent drama film Lamb.
|2009||Feed the Fish||Gwen|
|2011||Tiny Miny Magic||Samantha Cabbage||Short film|
|2011||Jeff, Who Lives at Home||TV Announcer|
|2013||Sides & Rides||Unknown||Short film|
|2013||Where Does It Go from Here||Alice||Short film|
|2013||The Pretty One||Marguerite|
|2014||The Middle Distance||Beth|
|2014||The Skeleton Twins||Drunk Natalie||Uncredited|
|2014||The Men We Wanted to Marry||Emma||Short film|
|2014||The Midnight Swim||Annie|
|2015||6 Years||Ms. Anders|
|2015||The Middle Distance||Beth|
|2016||Carbon||Quinn Bolibar||Short film|
|2016||The Night Stalker||Young Elena|
|2016||No Land and No Light Anywhere||Tanya|
|2016||Six LA Love Stories||Amanda Selden|
|2016||Buster's Mal Heart||Psychic Voice|
|2007–2009||Guiding Light||Nurse Judy||9 episodes|
|2009||Bunker Hill||Flora||Television Pilot|
|2013||You're Whole||Cathy||Episode: "Droppin' the 'G'/Ancient Egypt/Puffy Paints"|
|2014||Married||Cynthia||Episode: "Waffles & Pizza"|
|2014||Newsreaders||Julie Gifford||Episode: "Headless Football Player; Identity Thief"|
|2014||Wedlock||Fiona||Web series; 10 episodes|
|2015||Major Crimes||Melanie Greggs||Episode: "Personal Effects"|
|2016||Workaholics||Sigourney||Episode: "Death of a Salesdude"|
|2016||Animals.||Wife (voice)||Episode: "Rats"|
|2016||Childrens Hospital||Mother||Episode: "The Show You Watch"|
|2016||Billions||Nancy||Episode: "The Punch"|
|2017||American Crime||Dr. Carlson||Episode: #3.2|
|2017||Big Little Lies||Fiona||Episode: "Living The Dream"|
|2017||Chicago Fire||Mrs. Sullivan||Episode: "Take A Knee"|
|2017||Room 104||Diane||Episode: "I Knew You Weren't Dead"|
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- "Last week, a small group of friends and family converged on a little island in the middle of the Caribbean to help Ross and I celebrate our marriage". Instagram. May 5, 2016. Retrieved May 27, 2016.
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- Lurie, Danielle (March 10, 2014). "The Women of SXSW: Wedlock Creator and Actress Jennifer Lafleur". Filmmaker. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
- Rodriguez, Briana (January 19, 2015). "Mark Duplass' DIY Approach to Indie TV". Backstage. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
- Lang, Brent (March 15, 2015). "SXSW: Netflix Snags Global Rights to '6 Years'". Variety. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
- Salto, Stephen (March 18, 2015). "SXSW '15 Interview: Ross Partridge on Flirting with Danger in "LAMB"". The Moveable Fest. Retrieved July 7, 2015.
- Andelman, Bob (2014). "Rob Corddry is the sane one? Wedlock's Jennifer Lafleur swears it's true! INTERVIEW". Vimeo.com. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
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