Birth Name: Jolene Purdy
Birth Place: Redondo Beach, California, USA
Born and raised in the sleepy coastal town of Redondo Beach, CA, Purdy was still a toddler when she told her mother she wanted to be on TV. Her parents subsequently enrolled her in various children's theater programs throughout Southern California, where she learned how to sing and dance, as well as tap dance. By her late teens, however, Purdy made the leap into screen acting, having landed a small part in the 2001 sci-fi drama "Donnie Darko" on her very first audition. The film, however, would be Purdy's last before a long run of TV parts. After a few guest spots on "Boston Public" (Fox, 2000-2004) and "Judging Amy" (CBS, 1999-2005), Purdy took a six-year hiatus from screen acting, before j...
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2001-10-26 Donnie Darko
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