Jennifer Kent

Born: in Australia


Actor (1)

Babe 2: Pig in the City 1998 (Movie)

Lab Lady (Actor)
Director (1)

The Babadook 2014 (Movie)




Her first feature film, "The Babadook," is released to international acclaim.


Directed her first short film, "Monster," which screened at over 40 festivals including the Telluride Film Festival, the Montreal Film Festival, Slamdance, SXSW, and Aspen Shortsfest.

Bonus Trivia


Is a descendant of historic silent film producers E.J. and Dan Carroll.


Was urged to focus on acting while studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, but decided to shift focus to writing and directing soon after graduating.


Personally emailed director Lars von Trier asking to visit the set of his movie "Dogville" in order to learn about filmmaking, and was allowed to join the production for one day.