Jolene Purdy

Even as a little girl, Jolene Purdy knew she wanted to be a TV actor. However, the very first role she landed was in Richard Kelly's 2001 sci-fi mystery, "Donnie Darko." Soon after the film was released, quickly ... Read more »
Born: 12/09/1983 in Redondo Beach, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (9)

Benched 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Under the Dome 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Raising Hope 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gigantic 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Glee 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

10 Things I Hate About You 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Breaking Bad 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Do Not Disturb 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Donnie Darko 2001 (Movie)

Cherita Chen (Actor)

Biography

Even as a little girl, Jolene Purdy knew she wanted to be a TV actor. However, the very first role she landed was in Richard Kelly's 2001 sci-fi mystery, "Donnie Darko." Soon after the film was released, quickly becoming one of the first cult classics of the Internet age, Purdy's TV career took off. Over the next decade, she began nabbing one recurring TV role after the next on shows such as "10 Things I Hate About You" (ABC Family, 2009-10) and "Gigantic" (TeenNick, 2010-11), as well the popular Fox musical series, "Glee" (2009- ). In the summer of 2013, Purdy joined the cast of CBS's Stephen King-produced sci-fi series, "Under the Dome" (2013- ), thus further establishing the young actress as one of the most reliable talents working on TV.

Milestones

2013

Joined the cast of CBS's "Under the Dome"

2010

Series regular on "Gigantic"

2009

Recurring role on "10 Things I Hate About You"

2001

First screen role in "Donnie Darko"

Bonus Trivia

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She is a trained singer and tap dancer.

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On her first ever audition, Purdy landed the role of Cherita Chen in "Donnie Darko."

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She is half Japanese and half Caucasian.

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