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Jesse Williams (high jumper)

born December 27th, 1983

Jesse Daniel Williams is an American high jumper and the 2011 World Champion. He was ranked the #2 jumper in the world, outdoors, in 2010 and #1 in the world in 2011. He has jumped 53 centimeters above his height, a differential which places him among the top 20 jumpers of all time.

Jesse Winchester

died April 11th, 2014

James Ridout "Jesse" Winchester Jr. was an American-Canadian musician and songwriter. He was born and raised in the southern United States. Opposed to the Vietnam War, he moved to Canada in 1967 to avoid being drafted into the US military while the US engaged in the Vietnam War and began his career as a solo artist. His highest-charting recordings were of his own songs, "Yankee Lady" in 1970 and "Say What" in 1981. He became a Canadian citizen in 1973, gained amnesty in the U.S. in 1977 and resettled in Memphis, Tennessee in 2002.

Jessica Alba

born April 28th, 1981

Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress and businesswoman. She began her acting career at age 13 in Camp Nowhere (1994), followed up by The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994), and rose to prominence at age 19 as the lead actress of the television series Dark Angel (2000–2002), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.

Jessica Amlee

born July 17th, 1994

Jessica Kelsey Amlee (born July 17, 1994) is a Canadian television and film actress known for playing Mallory on the television series Heartland. She also appeared as Amy in the thriller-horror film Beneath and Jackie Sanders in Greenhouse Academy on Netflix.

Jessica Biel

born March 3rd, 1982

Jessica Claire Timberlake is an American actress. She has received various accolades, including a Young Artist Award, and nominations for a Primetime Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.

Jessica Brown Findlay

born September 14th, 1987

Jessica Rose Brown Findlay (born 14 September 1987) is an English actress. She played Lady Sybil Crawley in the ITV television period drama series Downton Abbey and Emelia Conan Doyle in the 2011 British comedy-drama feature film Albatross. Brown Findlay portrayed Charlotte Wells, a madam's daughter and sex worker, in the three series run of Harlots (2017–2019), a period drama television series initially screening on ITV Encore in the UK and on Hulu Plus in the US. In 2020, she was in the main cast of the series Brave New World.

Jessica Burkhart

born January 29th, 1987

Jessica Ashley, better known by her pen name Jessica Burkhart, is an American author. Burkhart works primarily in the tween fiction genre, and is the writer of the Canterwood Crest series of novels.

Jessica Capshaw

born August 9th, 1976

Jessica Capshaw (born August 9, 1976) is an American actress known for her roles as Jamie Stringer in The Practice, and as Dr. Arizona Robbins on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy.

Jessica Chastain

born March 24th, 1977

Jessica Michelle Chastain is an American actress and producer. Known for primarily starring in projects with feminist themes, she has received various accolades, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe, in addition to nominations for two Tony Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012.

Jessica Dragonette

born February 14th, 1900

Jessica Valentina Dragonette was a singer who became popular on American radio and was active in the World War II effort.

Jessica Dubroff

died April 11th, 1996

Jessica Whitney Dubroff was a seven-year-old American trainee pilot who died while attempting to become the youngest person to fly a light aircraft across the United States. On day two of her quest, the Cessna 177B Cardinal single-engine aircraft, piloted by her flight instructor, Joe Reid, crashed during a rainstorm immediately after takeoff from Cheyenne Regional Airport in Cheyenne, Wyoming, killing Dubroff, her 57-year-old father Lloyd Dubroff, and Reid.

Jessica Ennis-Hill

born January 28th, 1986

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is a retired British track and field athlete from England, specialising in the heptathlon and 100 metres hurdles. As a competitor in heptathlon, she is the 2012 Olympic champion, a three-time world champion, and the 2010 European champion. She is also the 2010 World Indoor pentathlon champion. A member of the City of Sheffield & Dearne athletic club, she is a former British national record holder for the heptathlon. She is also a former British record holder in the 100 metres hurdles, the high jump and the indoor pentathlon.

Jessica Gallagher

born March 14th, 1986

Jessica Gallagher is an Australian Paralympic alpine skier, track and field athlete, tandem cyclist and rower. She was Australia's second female Winter Paralympian, and the first Australian woman to win a medal at the Winter Paralympics at the 2010 Vancouver Games. She competed at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, where she won a bronze medal in the women's giant slalom visually impaired.

Jessica Gregg

born March 16th, 1988

Jessica Gregg is a former Canadian short track speed skater.

Jessica Hardy

born March 12th, 1987

Jessica Adele Hardy Meichtry is an American competitive swimmer who specializes in breaststroke and freestyle events. Hardy earned a bronze medal in the 4×100-meter freestyle and a gold medal in the 4×100-meter medley relays at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Jessica Harmon

born December 27th, 1985

Jessica Harmon (born December 27, 1985) is a Canadian actress and director. She portrayed Esrin in the Syfy science fiction web series Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy (2008–2009), FBI Agent Dale Bozzio in the CW supernatural drama series iZombie (2015–2019), and Niylah in the CW science fiction drama series The 100 (2016–2020).

Jessica Harper

born October 10th, 1949

Jessica Harper (born October 10, 1949) is an American actress and singer. Harper began her feature film career with a starring role in Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise (1974), My Favorite Year (1982), as well as a role in Inserts (1975). She is best known for her portrayal of Suzy Bannion, the protagonist of Dario Argento's cult classic Suspiria (1977), and appeared in a supporting role in Luca Guadagnino's 2018 remake.

Jessica Henwick

born August 30th, 1992

Jessica Yu-Li Henwick (born 30 August 1992) is an English actress and writer. She is known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2015–2017), X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), the character Colleen Wing in Iron Fist (2017–2018) and her role as Bugs in The Matrix Resurrections (2021).

Jessica Huntley

born February 23rd, 1927

Jessica Elleisse Huntley was an Guyanese-British political reformer and prominent race equality campaigner. She was a publisher of black and Asian literature, and a women's and community rights activist. She is notable as the founder in 1969 of Bogle-L'Ouverture Publications in London.

Jessica Hynes

born October 30th, 1972

Tallulah Jessica Elina Hynes (née Stevenson; born 30 October 1972) is an English actress, director and writer. Known professionally as Jessica Stevenson until 2007, she was one of the creators, writers and stars of the British sitcom Spaced and has worked as a writer and actress for over two decades. Hynes has been nominated for a Tony, a Laurence Olivier Award, five BAFTAs (winning two) and three British Comedy Awards (winning two).

Jessica Jung

born April 18th, 1989

Jessica Jung, also known by the mononym Jessica, is a Korean-American singer-songwriter, actress, author, and businesswoman based in South Korea. She is best known for her work as a former member of the South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. As an actress, Jung portrayed Elle Woods in the Korean version of the musical Legally Blonde in 2010 and played a role in the television drama Wild Romance in 2012. In August 2014, she established a fashion brand, Blanc & Eclare. The next month, she was dismissed from Girls' Generation due to alleged conflicts between the group's schedule and her own business activities. Following the dismissal, Jung ended her contract with SM Entertainment in 2015 and signed with Coridel Entertainment in 2016, prior to the release of her debut solo album With Love, J. In May 2018, she signed a contract with United Talent Agency. Her debut best-selling novel Shine was released in September 2020.

Jessica Keenan Wynn

born June 12th, 1986

Jessica Keenan Wynn (born Jessica Keenan Armstrong; 12 June 1986) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Heather Chandler in the off-Broadway production of Heathers: The Musical and Young Tanya in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

Jessica Lange

born April 20th, 1949

Jessica Phyllis Lange is an American actress. She is one of the few performers to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, having received two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award, along with five Golden Globe Awards and one Screen Actors Guild Award.

Jessica Lee

born April 7th, 1976

Jessica Katherine Lee is a British former Conservative Party politician. She was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Erewash in Derbyshire in 2010. She served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, before stepping down for the 2015 general election.

Jessica Long

born February 29th, 1992

Jessica Tatiana Long is a Russian-American Paralympic swimmer from Baltimore, Maryland, who competes in the S8, SB7 and SM8 category events. She has held many world records and competed at five Paralympic Games, winning 29 medals. She has also won over 50 world championship medals.

Jessica Lowndes

born November 8th, 1988

Jessica Lowndes (/laʊndz/; born November 8, 1988) is a Canadian actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Adrianna Tate-Duncan on The CW teen drama series 90210, appearing in several Hallmark Channel movies, and the 2020 Lifetime Channel movie Too Close for Christmas which she co-produced with co-star Chad Michael Murray.

Jessica Lucas

born September 24th, 1985

Jessica Lucas (born September 24, 1985) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles in television, such as Edgemont, Melrose Place, Cult, and Gotham, and in the films The Covenant, Cloverfield and the 2013 Evil Dead. She also starred in the music video for Coldplay's 2014 single "True Love".

Jessica Lynch

born April 26th, 1983

Jessica Dawn Lynch is an American teacher, actress, and former United States Army soldier who served in the 2003 invasion of Iraq as a private first class.

Jessica Origliasso

born December 25th, 1984

Jessica Louise Origliasso is an Australian singer-songwriter and producer. She and her twin sister Lisa formed the pop band The Veronicas.

Jessica Parker Kennedy

born October 3rd, 1984

Jessica Parker Kennedy (born October 3, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She played Melissa Glaser on the CW series The Secret Circle, Max on the Starz original series Black Sails and Nora West-Allen / XS on The Flash, and has also appeared on the television series Smallville, Undercovers, Kaya and Colony.

Jessica Pasaphan

born May 13th, 1988

Jessica Pasaphan (Thai: เจสสิกา ภาสะพันธุ์) is a Thai actress. She first appeared in a 2009 film called Slice together with Arak Amornsupasiri, then by 2010 she then play the role of RungArun "Rung" with Danai Jarunjinda in a 1 in a 4 drama series called Huajai Hae Koon Kao in Pathapee Leh Ruk along with Prin Suparat and Chalida Vijitvongthong in Channel 3.

Jessica Pegula

born February 24th, 1994

Jessica Pegula is an American professional tennis player. She has career-high WTA rankings of world No. 3 in singles, achieved on 24 October 2022, and world No. 1 in doubles, achieved on 11 September 2023. Pegula has won four singles titles and seven doubles titles on the WTA Tour, including two WTA 1000 titles in each discipline. Pegula is a six-time Major quarterfinalist in singles, having reached this stage at all four Grand Slam tournaments; thrice at the Australian Open (2021–2023), and once at the French Open (2022), US Open (2022), and Wimbledon (2023). She has also reached the singles final at the 2023 WTA Finals. In doubles, Pegula reached the women's doubles final of the 2022 French Open partnering Coco Gauff and the mixed doubles final of the 2023 US Open with Austin Krajicek.
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