Jessica Rains

Jessica Rains was a prolific actress who created a name for herself largely on the big screen. Rains had an early acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the comedic drama "Kotch" (1971) with Walter Matthau ... Read more »
Born: 01/24/1938

Filmography

Actor (24)

Trapper John, M.D. 1979 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Passions 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

An Act of Love: The Patricia Neal Story 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Prime Suspect 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Honky Tonk Freeway 1981 (Movie)

Mary the Teller (Actor)

Little Miss Marker 1980 (Movie)

Clerk (Actor)

Oh, God! Book II 1980 (Movie)

Helen (Actor)

Islands in the Stream 1977 (Movie)

Refugee (Actor)

Hurricane 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Sleeper 1973 (Movie)

Woman in the Mirror (Actor)

Portnoy's Complaint 1972 (Movie)

Girl in Office (Actor)

Stand Up and Be Counted 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

Kotch 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Summer Without Boys (TV Show)

Actor

Class of '63 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder By Natural Causes (TV Show)

Actor

Never Con a Killer (TV Show)

Actor

Scream, Pretty Peggy (TV Show)

Actor

Sex and the Married Woman (TV Show)

Actor

Shirts/Skins (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (7)

The Last Man 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Doghouse 2000 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Men Cry Bullets 1999 (Movie)

(Producer)

Double Vision 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Psycho Cop 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bloodspell 1987 (Movie)

(Producer)

Darkroom 1987 (Movie)

(Producer)
Production Management (2)

The Last Man 2002 (Movie)

(Line Producer)

The Doghouse 2000 (Movie)

(Line Producer)

Biography

Jessica Rains was a prolific actress who created a name for herself largely on the big screen. Rains had an early acting career in film, appearing in such titles as the comedic drama "Kotch" (1971) with Walter Matthau, the comedy "Stand Up and Be Counted" (1972) with Jacqueline Bisset and the Richard Benjamin dramedy "Portnoy's Complaint" (1972). She also appeared in "Sleeper" (1973) with Woody Allen. She additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Class of '63" (ABC, 1972-73) and "Shirts/Skins" (ABC, 1973-74). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies and the eighties, appearing in the drama "Islands in the Stream" (1977) with George C Scott, the musical "Little Miss Marker" (1980) with Walter Matthau and the George Burns comedy sequel "Oh, God! Book II" (1980). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Sarah T. -- Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic" (NBC, 1974-75). Most recently, Rains produced the dramatic comedy "The Last Man" (2002) with David Arnott.

EDUCATION

Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute

1985

AFI Conservatory

1985

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