Jessica Lowndes

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Jessica Lowndes
Jessica Lowndes 2009.jpg
Lowndes in October 2009
BornJessica Suzanne Lowndes
(1988-11-08) November 8, 1988 (age 25)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActress, singer, songwriter
Years active2005–present
 
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Jessica Lowndes
Jessica Lowndes 2009.jpg
Lowndes in October 2009
BornJessica Suzanne Lowndes
(1988-11-08) November 8, 1988 (age 25)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActress, singer, songwriter
Years active2005–present

Jessica Suzanne Lowndes (pronounced Lounds;[1] born November 8, 1988) is a Canadian actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her role as Adrianna Tate-Duncan on the CW teen drama series 90210.

Personal life[edit]

Lowndes was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She studied at Pacific Academy in Surrey and was included on People magazine's list of World's Most Beautiful People of 2009, along with co-stars from the series 90210.[2]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

Lowndes got her acting debut in the 2006 television film Saving Milly as Andrea Kondracke. This was followed by a guest role in an episode of Masters of Horror, she was later cast in a recurring role on the sitcom Alice, I Think. She has since made guest appearances on Kyle XY. Her next film role was a supporting role in the Lifetime movie To Have and to Hold released in 2005, this was followed in 2007 by a pilot called Pretty/Handsome which did not get picked up.

In 2008, Lowndes appeared in Autopsy and The Haunting of Molly Hartley along with a recurring role in the drama series Greek as Mandi. Lowndes also landed a recurring role in the series 90210 a spin-off of the '90s teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 as Adrianna Tate-Duncan. In November 2008, her role was upgraded to series regular.

Lowndes starred in the Canadian horror film Altitude in 2010. BuddyTV ranked her #58 on its TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2011 list.[3] She also stars in The Devil's Carnival, a short film musical screened on tour which occurred in April 2012.

Singing[edit]

She has been playing the piano since she was five and writing music since she was nine years old.[4] Lowndes made her musical debut in the pilot episode of TV series 90210 singing "Mama Who Bore Me" from Spring Awakening in the school's musical, in the 2009 episode "Woman's Intuition". In the 90210 episode "What's Past is Prologue", Lowndes sang "Jolene" for a rock band audition. She also sang a few other songs as the lead female vocalist on 90210's "The Gloria Steinem"'s band. Lowndes also performed "One More Time" (featuring Diego González) in the 90210 episode "Meet the Parent" (season 2, episode 20, final scene). During season 4 of 90210, her single "Fool" was featured and sang by her character in the episode "Benefit of the Doubt".[5] In the episode "Bride And Prejudice", her song "Teardrops Fall" was featured. "I Don't Want You Anymore" was featured in the episode "Tis Pity". During season 5, her next single "Snake Charmer" was featured in the episode "Into The Wild" and sung by her in "99 Problems". In the second-to-last episode, her song "The Last Time" was sung by her character. Just as she finishes, the stage collapses on her, catches on fire and leaving her trapped under rubble.

In March 2009, she published the song Fly Away on her Myspace page. She was both the writer, singer and lead guitarist in the track.

In September 2009, Lowndes sang God Bless America at a Dodgers game at Dodger Stadium.[6]

She was featured on rapper Ironik's single "Falling In Love", released on October 24, 2010.[7][8]

X-Cite Records announced on April 20, 2011 that Lowndes teamed up with French American Idol finalist Jérémy Amelin, to be featured on his new single "Undone", produced by James Rendon and Kayden Boche.[9] The song premiered online on April 29, 2011[10] and was released worldwide on May 23, 2011.[11]

Lowndes later revealed on OK! TV, that she was finishing off her album in the United Kingdom.[12] She explained the album is "sexy, pop dance music, like Rihanna and Katy Perry."[13]

In mid-late 2011, her first single "Fool" was released on iTunes. On November 11, 2011, Lowndes released another single titled "I Wish I Was Gay".[14] The official music video was directed by Frank E. Flowers,[13] and released the same day on her official YouTube channel.[15] On January 25, 2012, she released her first EP featuring singles 'I Wish I Was Gay' and 'Nothing Like This', along with two new songs 'Stamp of Love' and 'Go Back'.[16] The soundtrack from Devil's Carnival also features songs with Lowndes singing. On 14 May 2012, her single new The Other Girl premiered on Complex.com. The single will be released on iTunes on May 16, 2012. Also she revealed that her debut album will be released later in the year, along with another EP.[17] On 6 February 2013, Lowndes revealed that she would release 4 tracks off from an EP she wrote when she was 16, every Thursday for four weeks for Throw Back Thursday after recently joining Instagram.[18] On 7 February 2013, Fly Away was released as the first track from the EP as a digital download.[19][20]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005Saving MillyAndrea Kondracke (age 15)Television film
2006To Have and to HoldLisaTelevision film
2008AutopsyEmily Hosfield
2008Haunting of Molly Hartley, TheThe Haunting of Molly HartleyLaurel Miller
2010AltitudeSara
2012Garden of EdenKristinShort film
2012Devil's Carnival, TheThe Devil's CarnivalTamara
2012Mother's Nightmare, AA Mother's NightmareVanessa RedmanTelevision film
2014EdenFilming
2014Prince, TheThe Prince
2014Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight AttendantFilming
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005Masters of HorrorPeggyEpisode: "Dance of the Dead"
2006Alice, I ThinkBecky2 episodes
2007Kyle XYEveEpisode: "Memory Serves"
2008Pretty/HandsomeCassie BoothUnsold FX pilot
2008GreekMandi6 episodes
2008Chinese GuysChristyEpisode: "Reason to Fight"
2008–201390210Adrianna Tate-DuncanMain cast; 113 episodes
2009America's Next Top ModelHerselfEpisode: "Interview 101"

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Singles[edit]

TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
USUS
Heat
US
Digital
"Falling in Love"
(Ironik featuring Jessica Lowndes)
20101210TBA
"Undone"
(Jérémy Amelin featuring Jessica Lowndes)
201111Blaster
"Fool"1990210 (soundtrack from the 4th season)
"Nothing Like This"2012102Nothing Like This
"I Wish I Was Gay"
"Stamp of Love"
"Go Back"
"In All My Dreams I Drown"
(with Terrance Zdunich)
The Devil's Carnival (soundtrack)
"The Other Girl"TBA
"I Don't Want You Anymore"90210 (soundtrack from the 4th season)
"Teardrops Fall"
"Snake Charmer"90210 (soundtrack from the 5th season)
"Fly Away"2013TBT (Throwback Thursday)
"Goodbye"
"Break"
"Never Lonely"
"The Last Time"90210 (soundtrack from the 5th season)

Music videos[edit]

YearArtistTitle
2010Ironik featuring Jessica Lowndes"Falling in Love"
2011Herself"I Wish I Was Gay"
2012Herself"Nothing Like This"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "90210 - Bios - Jessica Lowndes". Cwtv.com. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ Jessica Lowndes Biography. TV Guide. Retrieved on May 25, 2011.
  3. ^ "TV's 100 Sexiest Women of 2011". BuddyTV. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sneak Peek: 90210 Star Jessica Lowndes' New Music Video, "Nothing Like This"". US Magazine. December 21, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ "90210's Jessica Lowndes Talks New Music, Singing With Joe Jonas". E! Online. October 18, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dodgers & Hollywood: 90210 comes to 90090". Los Angeles Dodgers Official Website. September 19, 2009. 
  7. ^ "DJ Ironik records track with 90210's Jessica Lowndes". BBC. October 5, 2010. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Ironik ft Jessica Lowndes – Falling In Love (Official Video)". Youtube. Retrieved September 7, 2010. 
  9. ^ DISCOGS.COM : "Undone (feat. Jessica Lowndes)" Official Song Credits
  10. ^ [1][dead link]
  11. ^ X-Cite Records Press Release (April 20, 2011) : Jérémy Amelin and 90210 star Jessica Lowndes join forces on Jeremy Amelin's electrifying new single "Undone". Retrieved on 2011-05-25
  12. ^ Jessica Lowndes interview OKtv!‏. YouTube (April 14, 2011). Retrieved on May 25, 2011.
  13. ^ a b Johnson, Zach (November 11, 2011). "Grade 90210 Star Jessica Lowndes' First Music Video". Us Magazine. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  14. ^ "I Wish I Was Gay - Single by Jessica Lowndes". iTunes. November 11, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  15. ^ https://www.youtube.com/user/JLowndesOFFICIAL
  16. ^ "Nothing Like This". iTunes. January 25, 2012. Retrieved January 25, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Jessica Lowndes Premieres Her New Single "The Other Girl" & Talks Singing On "90210"". 14 May 2012. Retrieved 14 May 2012. 
  18. ^ Lowndes, Jessica. "Excited for tomorrow's #TBT release of #FlyAway!". @jessicalowndes. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  19. ^ Lowndes, Jessica. "Fly Away - Single Jessica Lowndes". iTunes. iTunes. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  20. ^ Lowndes, Jessica. "Jessica Lowndes FLY AWAY #TBT". YouTube. JLowndesOFFICIAl. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 

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