Jessica Parker Kennedy is a Canadian actress best known for her starring role as Melissa Glaser in the supernatural teen drama horror series The Secret Circle, from 2011-2012.
Born in Calgary, Alberta her first string of screen work began with the television film Santa Baby (2006) as Lucy the Elf, a role she reprises in the television film sequel Santa Baby 2 (2009).
With a repertoire of television credits, Jessica's continuing work ties with series such as V, Smallville, Lie to Me, Fairly Legal and 90210.
She made several supporting role appearances in television-made features including Behemoth (2011) and Collision Earth (2011). Jessica has also appeared in high-profile movies such as the biographical comedy 50/50 (2011) starring rising stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick.
She also had a role in the action film In Time (2011) starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. She was originally cast in the J.J. Abrams-produced 2010 spy drama series Undercovers as the younger sister of the female lead, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, but was later replaced by Mekia Cox.
Jessica is known for her role on Smallville and on the supernatural drama The Secret Circle as Melissa. She is also a trained singer and splits her time between Vancouver and Los Angeles.