Paré followed that up with several diverse projects, the European film, En Vacance, directed by Yves Hanchar, Léa Pools' haunting tale of love within the confines of a girl's boarding school, Lost and Delirious, and John Smith's period picture, Random Passge in addition to cameos in Yves Simoneau's epic mini-series, Napoleon, as the emperor's first mistress to bear him a child; and Deepa Metha's Bollywood Hollywood, in which she played a pop star. She recently completed the feature film, Wicker Park, opposite Josh Harnett, directed by Paul McGuigan, and played in the title role of the mini-series, The Death and Life of Nancy, based on true events.
Born and raised in Montreal, Paré speaks fluent French. Her parents both acted, her mother in amateur productions and her father toured with a theatre company. Paré's appetite for acting was wetted as a youngster when she helped her father learn his lines for "The Tempest. At age 14, she took some workshops and acted in high school plays. During her last year of high school, she landed a small role in Family: Joe Bonanno Story, which convinced her to pursue an acting career. She then landed the lead role in Stardom, and the rest is history.
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|Birthday||December 5, 1982 (38)|
|Birthplace||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Height||5' 9" (1m75) How tall is Jessica Paré compared to you?|
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