Jennifer Irwin

Jennifer Irwin

Highest Rated: 95% The Mortuary Collection (2019)

Lowest Rated: 60% The Gate (1987)

Birthday: Jun 17, 1975

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A dark-haired comedic actress with pixieish looks and the ability to dramatically alter her appearance with small facial manipulations, Toronto-native Jennifer Irwin did some child acting work in Canadian productions like "Anne of Green Gables" (PBS, 1986) and the horror feature "The Gate" (1987) before joining the Second City comedy troupe. A graduate of Montreal's McGill University, Irwin worked with Second City from the mid-1990s, appearing in dozens of varied comedic stage performances including challenging improvisational pieces. With Canada as a hotbed of film production, Irwin landed supporting roles in many features, including 1996's "Mrs. Winterbourne" and 1998's "Blues Brothers 2000" while her performance in "Superstar," the 1999 feature adaptation of Molly Shannon's "Saturday Night Live" favorite Mary Katherine Gallagher merited a Canadian Comedy Award nomination. Other credits included a role in the Showtime TV-movie "Harlan County War," a dramatization based on Barbara Kopple's groundbreaking documentary "Harlan County USA," and supporting parts in the 2001 E! Entertainment Television original TV-movie comedy "Spinning Out of Control," starring a skewed Kathie Lee Gifford, and the action feature "Exit Wounds," starring Steven Seagal and DMX in a Detroit setting that bore all the landmarks of Toronto. Having made it in her hometown. Irwin set her sights on Los Angeles, where she hoped to launch a career as a comedic actress. Within weeks of arriving, she was cast on the NBC sitcom landed a guest role on CBS' "The Ellen Show" (2001) and a regular spot on the sitcom "Inside Schwartz" (NBC, 2001-02), where she portrayed Emily, the ambitious wife of David Cobert (Bryan Callen), the edgy best friend of Breckin Meyer's titular character.

Highest rated movies

The Mortuary Collection The Exchange Another Evil Zoom
The Gate

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
67% 67% The Exchange Sheila (Character) - 2021
95% 70% The Mortuary Collection Margaret (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet 29% Fallen Stars Gwen (Character) - 2017
67% 38% Another Evil Mary (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spear Costume Designer - 2015
61% 47% Zoom Marissa (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gilda Radner: It's Always Something Jane Curtin (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story Evidence Secretary (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spinning Out of Control Network Exec (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 48% Harlan County War Mary Ball (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Melanie Darrow Leslie Hollister (Character) - 1997
60% 44% The Gate Linda Lee (Character) $11.9M 1987

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 83% The Goldbergs VirginiaKremp (Guest Star),
Writer
2013-2021
93% 79% Superstore Laurie (Guest Star) 2018-2019
90% 91% Halt and Catch Fire Cookie Kuempel (Guest Star) 2015
39% 33% Working the Engels Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
91% 91% Eastbound & Down Cassie Powers (Character) 2009-2010 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crash Canyon Sheila Wendell (Character) 2011-2013
56% 66% Breaking In Creepy Carol (Guest Star) 2011-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Less Than Kind Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays Samantha "Sammy" Dunbar (Character) 2011
96% 89% Raising Hope Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
93% 99% Party Down Mona Greengold (Guest Star) 2010
89% 94% Better Off Ted Denise (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 88% Lie to Me Mary Clark (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Still Standing Linda Michaels (Character) 2002-2006
54% No Score Yet The Ellen Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2001