Jessica Cauffiel is an American actress best known for her roles in movies such as Urban Legends: Final Cut, Valentine, Legally Blonde, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White And Blonde, and White Chicks.
Cauffiel was born in Detroit, Michigan; her father, Lowell Cauffiel, is a true crime author and television producer. She received a "Bachelor of Fine Arts degree" in Musical Theatre at the University of Michigan.
Cauffiel's first film role was a supporting part in the 1999 remake of the The Out-of-Towners. In 2000, she appeared in minor roles in both Road Trip and Urban Legends: Final Cut, and played one of the main characters in the 2001 horror film, Valentine.
That year, Maxim magazine featured her in the publication and their online Girls of Maxim gallery.
Cauffiel subsequently appeared in several more films aimed at a teenage audience, including both Legally Blonde films and the 2004 comedy, White Chicks.
Cauffiel can speak with a Russian accent, and has played a Russian in the movie D.E.B.S. (as an assassin) and in three episodes of My Name Is Earl (as a mail order bride called Tatiana with a large mole).
Cauffiel is a trained singer, and has studied for over 14 years in the Western Classical, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Pop, Blues, and Eastern Devotional vocal mediums.
She and renowned Bollywood percussionist and composer Sivamani, with whom she is currently writing an album, performed live in Dharamsala, India for the 14th Dalai Lama and approximately 20,000 other monks and visitors from around the world, on the occasion of the March 10th, 2004 anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day.
She also sang on the World Music Grammy finalist album, "Shanti", by Snatam Kaur.
Cauffiel, who is a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor, often travels to India and speaks Hindi. She is active in several non-profit Non-governmental organisations that serve to bring inter-faith harmony amongst the many cultures and spiritual orientations of the world.