Stage And Onscreen Actress
Jessica Cruz is an award winning South Asian - American actress and filmmaker.
She studied Cinema and Television Production at Cal State Northridge. Adding to Jessica's resume, she trained under well-known coaches at some of the most prestigious studios in Los Angeles; including Margie Haber Acting Studio, John Rosenfeld Studios, and UCB.
She is an versatile actress who has worked in several indies, shorts, commercials, web-series, industrials, and theatre shows.
During the Pandemic, Jessica remotely produced a short film titled Orchid Daydreams, in which she played a leading role. She garnered multiple semi-finalist, finalist, and honorable mention positions in various film festivals for her performance as Naomi. Jessica went on to win Best Actress in a Drama at the Best Actor Awards New York, and Best Actor of the Year at the Mumbai International Film Awards.
In addition, her self-tape performance of Rue's monologue from HBO's, Euphoria, won Best Monologue at the Best Actor Awards New York.
Her most notable credits include: Burn It All, Orchid Daydreams, Bound, The Concurrence, and Mary Lambert's music video for I'd Be Your Wife.
She is proud to announce that she is in the process of starting her own production company, Catherina Pictures. Her mission is to diversify the film industry through compelling stories.
Some of Jessica's favorite actors are Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, and Denzel Washington.