Jessica Lowndes


Jessica Lowndes Biography

Jessica Suzanne Lowndes (pronounced Lounds; born November 8, 1988) is a Canadian actress, pop singer and songwriter. She is best known for her role as Adrianna Tate-Duncan on TV series 90210.

Personal life

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.

Career

Acting

Lowndes got her acting debut in the 2005 TV movie, 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 2006, 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 TV teen drama 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. She also stars in Devil's Carnival, a short film musical screened on tour which occurred in April 2012.

Singing

She has been playing the piano since she was five and writing music since she was nine years old. 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 90210s "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". 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.

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

X-Cite Records and K-Rock Entertainment 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. The song premiered online on April 29, 2011 and was released worldwide on May 23, 2011.

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

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". The official music video was directed by Frank E. Flowers, and released the same day on her official YouTube channel. 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'. 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. 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. On 7 February 2013, Fly Away was released as the first track from the EP as a digital download.

Filmography

Films
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Saving Milly Andrea Kondracke (Age 15) TV movie
2006 To Have and to Hold Lisa TV movie
2008 Pretty/Handsome Cassie Booth TV movie
2008 Autopsy Emily Hosfield
2008 The Haunting of Molly Hartley Laurel Miller
2010 Altitude Sara
2012 The Devil's Carnival Tamara Short Film
2012 A Mother's Nightmare Vanessa Redlynn TV movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Masters of Horror Peggy "Dance of the Dead" (Season 1, episode 3)
2006 Alice, I Think Becky "Miss Smithers" (Season 1, episode 7)
"What Would Jesus Do?" (Season 1, episode 8)
2007 Kyle XY Eve "Memory Serves" (Season 1, episode 8)
2008 Greek Mandi Recurring role (6 episodes)
2008 Chinese Guys Christy "Reason to Fight" (Season 1, episode 3)
2008"2013 90210 Adrianna Tate-Duncan Main role
2009 America's Next Top Model Herself "Interview 101" (Season 13, episode 8)
2012 Perffaith Hapus Herself Interview (Series 1, Episode 3)
2013 Sunday Brunch Herself "Interview Segment" (Season 2)

Discography

Extended plays
  • Nothing Like This - EP (2012)
  • TBT (Throwback Thursday) - EP (2013)
Singles
List of singles by title, year and peak chart positions, and album
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US Top Heatseekers Digital
"Falling in Love (feat. Ironik)" 2010 "? 12 10 Untitled Album
"Undone (feat. Jérémy Amelin)" 2011 "? 1 1 Blaster
"Fool" "? 19 "? Untitled Album
"Nothing Like This" 2012 "? 102 "? Nothing Like This - EP
"I Wish I Was Gay" "? "? "?
"Stamp Of Love" "? "? "?
"Go Back" "? "? "?
"In All My Dreams I Drown (feat. Terrance Zdunich)" "? "? "? The Devil's Carnival (soundtrack)
"The Other Girl" "? "? "? TBA EP
"I Don't Want You Anymore" "? "? "?
"Teardrops Fall" "? "? "?
"Snake Charmer" "? "? "?
"Fly Away" 2013 "? "? "? TBT (Throwback Thursday) - EP
"Goodbye" "? "? "?
"Break" "? "? "?
"Never Lonely" "? "? "?
"The Last Time" "? "? "? "TBA EP"

Music videos

Year Artist Title
2010 Ironik Falling in Love (feat. Jessica Lowndes)
2011 Herself "I Wish I Was Gay"
2012 Herself "Nothing Like This"



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