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Jessica Keenan Wynn

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Jessica Keenan Wynn
Born
Jessica Keenan Armstrong[1]

(1986-06-12) June 12, 1986 (age 33)
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1987–present

Jessica Keenan Wynn (born Jessica Keenan Armstrong; June 12, 1986) is an American actress and singer known for her roles as Heather Chandler in Heathers: The Musical, Dina in Forever and Young Tanya in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.[2]

Personal life

Wynn is the granddaughter of Keenan Wynn, who is her eponym; the great-granddaughter of comedian Ed Wynn and performer Hilda Keenan; and the great-great-granddaughter of Frank Keenan, all of whom were prominent actors. She is the niece of screenwriter Tracy Keenan Wynn.[3]

Stage performances

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Life Could Be a Dream[4][5] Lois Los Angeles
2012 Les Misérables Ensemble (u/s Fantine) 25th Anniversary National Tour
(replacement)
2014 Heathers: The Musical[6] Heather Chandler Off-Broadway
2015–2018, 2019 Beautiful: The Carole King Musical[7][8] Cynthia Weil Broadway (replacement)

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Young Tanya
TBA The Mimic Librarian Post-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1987 The Golden Girls Emily Episode: "And Then There Was One"
2014 The Knick Sister Theresa Episode: "The Busy Flea"
2015 Forever Dina Episode: "The King of Columbus Circle"
2016 The Mysteries of Laura Ingrid Episode: "The Mystery of the Triple Threat"
Billions Cheryl Episode: "YumTime"

References

  1. ^ https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGQJ-MHH
  2. ^ McNary, Dave (2017-08-16). "'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!' Casts Broadway Star Jessica Keenan Wynn". Variety. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  3. ^ Henderson, Kathy (March 12, 2015). "Jessica Keenan Wynn on Her Beautiful Debut, Golden Girls Cameo & Playing a 'Terrible Person' in Heathers". Broadway.com. Retrieved July 16, 2018.
  4. ^ "Jukebox musical 'Life Could Be a Dream' delivers the goods". Orange County Register. 2011-11-04. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  5. ^ "Theater review: 'Life Could Be a Dream' at Hudson Mainstage". LA Times. 2009-08-13. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  6. ^ Brantley, Ben (2014-04-01). "'Heathers: The Musical' Brings Back Guilt-Free Mayhem". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  7. ^ "Jessica Keenan Wynn Returns to Broadway's Beautiful January 4 | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  8. ^ "'Beautiful' looks back on a prodigious pop songwriter". Detroit News. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
  9. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4391137/
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