Jenn Harris

Jenn Harris is an award-winning writer-director, actor and producer from a small cornfield town in Illinois who takes comedy very seriously 😉 She can currently be seen in the Oscar-winning film American Fiction. Her short film She’s Clean, which she wrote, directed and starred in, won Best Director at the Poppy Jasper Film Festival and Best Actress at The Los Angeles Short Film Festival. Her series New York is Dead premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, and won Best Comedy at the New York Television Festival and Best Actress at SeriesFest. Her short film Island Queen, starring Rachel Dratch and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, played several prestigious festivals in 2020, including the San Francisco Film Festival and Florida Film Festival. As an actor in New York, Jenn is known for originating the role of Clarice Starling in Silence! The Musical and won a Lortel and Theatre World Award for her performance in Modern Orthodox. Some film and television credits include: High Maintenance, Search Party, 30 Rock, Gayby, Difficult People, Younger, Bored to Death and Fits and Starts. Jenn is a Professor at USD where she teaches Acting for the Camera and Comedy for the MFA acting program. She is also a recent mentee of the Ryan Murphy Half Initiative Director Program.


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Better in Person

By Jenn Harris | June 13, 2024

Better in Person

Jenn Harris on IRL connection, leaving Brooklyn and her new short film, She's Clean.