Jessica R. Williams or Jessica Allain (born 17 February 1997) is an English actress and model. She starred in the slasher film Thriller (2018). Her other films include The Laundromat (2019), Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022), and Fear (2023).[1][2] On television, she is known for her role in the Peacock series The Continental (2023).

Jessica Allain
Born (1997-02-17) 17 February 1997 (age 27)
London, England
Other namesJessica Williams
Occupation(s)Actress and Model
Years active2015–present

Early life


Allain is from London. She was born to a Saint Lucian father and a Barbadian mother. She attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School.[3] She began her career in modeling when she was sixteen.[4][5]



Initially credited as Jessica Williams, she made both her television and feature film debuts in 2015 with small roles in an episode of the Sky One sitcom Yonderland as well as the films Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and Eddie the Eagle. She also appeared in the music video for "Catch Me If You Can" by Walking on Cars. Allain landed her first leading role as Lisa Walker in the 2018 slasher film Thriller. The following year, she played Simone in Steven Soderbergh's comedy-drama film The Laundromat about the Panama Papers. She had a small role in the independent superhero film Archenemy.

In 2022, Allain played Catherine in the ninth installment of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise on Netflix. Allain appeared in the horror film Fear and the miniseries The Continental: From the World of John Wick, a three-part John Wick spin-off released on Peacock and Amazon Prime.[6]




Year Title Role Notes
2015 I Know Jessica Short film
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Stewardess
Eddie the Eagle British Olympian
2018 The Honor List Head Morrisette
Thriller Lisa Walker
2019 CIROC: What Men Want Diana Short film
The Laundromat Simone
2020 Two Eyes Alasen
Archenemy Melissa
2022 Texas Chainsaw Massacre Catherine
2023 Fear Meg
The Perfect Knight Alie Short film
2024 Bando Stone and the New World


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Yonderland Girl Episode: "Careful What You Wish For"
2023 The Continental: From the World of John Wick Lou Miniseries

Music videos



  1. ^ "Rising Stars: Jessica Allain". The Media Eye. 25 July 2022. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Kat B, Jessica Allain, Rude Kid and Franz Drameh". BBC Radio London. 21 August 2020. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  3. ^ "Jessica Williams". Backstage. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  4. ^ Tinubu, Aramide (14 October 2019). "Jessica Allain Doesn't Think Money Should Be A Taboo Subject: EXCLUSIVE". StyleCaster. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  5. ^ Cameron, Britta (18 October 2019). "Jessica Allain: "Fresh on the Block"". Flaunt Magazine. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (19 October 2021). "'The Continental': Hubert Point-Du-Jour, Jessica Allain, Mishel Prada Among Five Cast In Starz's 'John Wick' Prequel Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 19 October 2021.