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Jes Macallan (born August 9, 1982) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Josslyn Carver in ABC drama series Mistresses and Ava Sharpe in The CW superhero comedy-drama Legends of Tomorrow.

Jes Macallan
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Macallan in 2013
Jessica Lee Liszewski

(1982-08-09) August 9, 1982 (age 36)
Years active1989–present
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Jason Gray-Stanford
(m. 2012; div. 2017)


Early lifeEdit

Macallan was born in Sarasota, Florida.[1] She graduated from the University of Florida with an International Marketing Degree.[1] She began a modeling career in early 2000s and then graduated from Maggie Flanigan Studio in New York City.[1]


From 2011 to 2012, Macallan guest starred in many television series, including Femme Fatales, Shameless, Justified, The Protector, Grey's Anatomy and NCIS: Los Angeles.[1]

In 2012 she landed a series regular leading role on the ABC drama series Mistresses, along with Alyssa Milano, Rochelle Aytes and Yunjin Kim, about the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of illicit and complex relationships.[3][4][5] Mistresses debuted on June 3, 2013, and on September 25, 2013, ABC renewed show for a second season set to premiere in the summer of 2014.[6][7] Macallan also played the leading role in the 2014 Lifetime movie, The Mentor.[8] In 2017, Macallan joined the cast of The CW superhero series Legends of Tomorrow in a recurring role as Time Bureau agent Ava Sharpe.[9] In 2018, Macallan was promoted to series regular for the fourth season of the show.[10]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Ocean's 7-11 Dustee
2008 One, Two, Many Woman in bed
2008 Identity Crisis Sandy
2009 Behaving Badly Cocktail Waitress
2009 Hired Gun American Newscaster #2
2011 Being Bin Laden Ali
2011 The Football Fairy Kelsey Short film
2014 Kiss Me Erica
2015 Thirst Claire Taylor
2019 Self E Tara Sinclair Short Film


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Shameless Tammy Episode: "Casey Casden"
2011 Justified Cassie Episodes: "The Life Inside" and "The I of the Storm"
2011 The Protector Rachel Episode: "Affairs"
2012 Grey's Anatomy Hillary Episode: "Hope for the Hopeless"
2012 Crash & Burn Kelly Mitchell Television film
2012 NCIS: Los Angeles Megan Stevens/Claire Fornier Episode: "Blye, K., Part 2"
2012 Femme Fatales Susan Episode: "One Man's Death"
2014 The Mentor Elizabeth Television film
2013–2016 Mistresses Josslyn Carver Main role
2014–2015 Red Band Society Ashley Cole 2 episodes
2016 Married by Christmas Carrie Television film
2017–present Legends of Tomorrow Ava Sharpe Recurring role (season 3);
Main role (season 4)
2017 An Uncommon Grace Grace Conner Television film


  1. ^ a b c d e "JES MACALLAN Josslyn Carver on ABC's "Mistresses"". Disney–ABC Television Group. Archived from the original on 2013-05-19. Retrieved 2013-04-24.
  2. ^ "'Mistresses' Star Jes Macallan Divorcing 'Monk' Actor Jason Gray-Stanford". TMZ.
  3. ^ Nellie Andreeva, ABC Series ‘Mistresses’ Casts 2 Leads, Deadline Hollywood, March 7, 2012
  4. ^ Catriona Wightman, 'Mistresses': ABC remake casts Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan, Digital Spy, March 8, 2012
  5. ^ James Hibberd (April 16, 2013). "Alyssa Milano's new soap 'Mistresses' gets a poster". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-04-24.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2013-09-25). "ABC's 'Mistresses' Renewed For Season 2". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2013-09-26.
  7. ^ "'Mistresses' Renewed by ABC". Variety. 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2013-09-26.
  8. ^ "The Mentor - Watch Lifetime Movies Online". Archived from the original on 2014-06-05. Retrieved 2014-06-03.
  9. ^ "'DC's Legends Of Tomorrow': Jes Macallan To Recur In Season 3". Deadline Hollywood. 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2018-01-06.
  10. ^ "Legends of Tomorrow promotes Jes Macallan to series regular for season 4". Entertainment Weekly. 2018-04-03. Retrieved 2018-04-04.

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