Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee Messina took the entertainment world by storm with her incredible musical talent as country music star. Early in her acting career, Messina could be seen on award shows like "TNN Music City News Country Awards" ... Read more »
Born: 08/25/1969 in Holliston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (35)

Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

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CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

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The 37th Annual CMA Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Nash Bridges 1998 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Nashville Star 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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Touched By an Angel 1999 - 2000, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

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The 29th Annual American Music Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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The 35th Annual CMA Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Mother's Day Diaries 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The 2000 Radio Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The 28th Annual American Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The 34th Annual CMA Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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35th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Grand Ole Opry Live 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Manilow Country 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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The All-American Thanksgiving Parade 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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The Judds Reunion: Power to Change 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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The WB Radio Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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CMA 40th: A Celebration 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Ladies Night at the Wildhorse Saloon 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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TNN Music City News Country Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Beach Country Christmas 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Rock 'n' Roll Skating Championship 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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TNN Music City News Country Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Lifetime's Achievement Awards: Women Changing the World 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Biography

Jo Dee Messina took the entertainment world by storm with her incredible musical talent as country music star. Early in her acting career, Messina could be seen on award shows like "TNN Music City News Country Awards" (1996-97), "The 33rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" (1997-98), and "The 32nd Annual Country Music Association Awards" (1998-99). She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "Nash Bridges" (1995-2001). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Beach Country Christmas" (1996-97) and "Rock 'n' Roll Skating Championship" (1996-97). She also appeared in the TV special "Grand Ole Opry Live" (1999-2000). She made regular appearances at awards shows, including "The 33rd Annual Country Music Association Awards" (1999-2000) and "The WB Radio Music Awards" (1999-2000). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "The 74th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" (2000-01). She held additional roles in television including a part on "Nashville Star" (2002-08). Messina last appeared in "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" (2009-2010). Messina was married to Chris Deffenbaugh. The couple had two sons, Jonah Christopher and Noah Roger.

Relationships

Jonah

Son
Born Jan. 11, 2012; father, Chris Deffenbaugh

Noah

Son
Born Jan. 19, 2009; father, Chris Deffenbaugh

Chris Deffenbaugh

Husband
Married on Oct. 21, 2007

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