Jennifer Jiles, SAG-AFTRA, AEA
Emmy Award winner and Ex-Rockette Jennifer Jiles has appeared on CBS' "Bull" directed by Bethany Rooney and Marvel's "Jessica Jones" directed by Sarah Boyd, iHeart radio NY Times Top 10 podcast “Lethal Lit”, featured in the Judd Hirsch web series "Small Miracles" and can be seen as the hero in an "Eliquis" national network commercial. Most recently played the irreverent, booze drinking, and not the most attentive mother of the bride in the ensemble comedy feature, "My Sister's Wedding" writer/director Kenneth R Frank.
In the indie film world, 10x BEST ACTRESS winner: 2x BEST ACTRESS for "Beauty", 5x for "The Waiting Room". 2x BEST ACTRESS winner and BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE winner for "Mother of the Week" (Check out the full pilot MOTHER OF THE WEEK (21:49) on Reels/ Links page!) 2x BEST ACTRESS winner for "The Choice"(This heartfelt film follows her character Charlise who faces the challenges of dating while battling advanced MS.) In 2018, Ms. Jiles was presented with the HONORARY ACTING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in NJ
In addition to co-creating the reality series “Turn Your Clutter Into Cash” and “The DeMystics”, her Writer/Producer credits include the multi-award winning family comedy pilot “Mother of the Week”, the behind the scenes baseball comedy podcast “Curveballs” with Adam Ferrara and Executive Produced by Chris Mazzilli, “Kicking & Screaming, The Musical!” about Jiles’ experiences on the iconic kick line at Radio City, the live sketch show “Third Rail Comedy” with Rob Corddry, and the upcoming dark comedy feature “#Skank”.
For four glorious years, Jennifer was the Emmy Award-winning host the NY Mets baseball show for kids DYNAMETS!
Currently featured in the pilot "The Cafone" starring James Ciccione, and in the Indie Film circuit, in the short comedy "Mustache" by Harris Gurny, she recently won BEST ACTRESS for the starring role of Director Andrew Schwarz's latest film "Beauty". (Schwarz's first film premiered at Academy affiliated Nashville Film Festival.). And stoked to be cast as Anna Konda in the upcoming comedy feature "Everybody Loves Dick" based on the behind the scenes antics of the 1980's Aerobics industry.
Performing with Tim Conway and Tom Poston on the National Tour of “The Odd Couple,” Jiles received her Actors Equity card. In the years that followed, she graced the stage playing Agnes Gooch in “Mame” with legendary actresses Samantha Eggar as Vera and Shani Wallis as Mame, and worked with Carl Reiner to develop his short stories into sketches at The Westbeth Theatre Center.Jiles performed stand up and sketch comedy shows in and around New York City, most notably appearing with Rob Corddry in her own sketch group “Third Rail Comedy"; and performing 21 original characters in her critically acclaimed two act solo show “Kicking & Screaming, The Musical!', about her years as a Radio City Rockette. "Only an Ex-Rockette can tell you what it's like behind the kickine."
Her favorite role is as the overworked overburdened Super Mom of two beautiful boys.
- "The Waiting Room" by Debra Markowitz coming soon to a festival near you
- BEST ACTRESS winner for "Mother of the Week" directed by Lee Davis & written by Jennifer Jiles and Fred Stroppel
- GOLDEN DOOR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
- GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL
- Queens World Film Festival
- BEST ACTRESS Winner for "The Waiting Room" by Debra Markowitz