Jessalyn Maguire, AEA|SAG-AFTRA, has appeared in dramatic and comedic films, webseries, and pilots as well as plays in New York City, up and down the East Coast, and in London. She is a founding partner of Assemblage of Nouns Productions and has written/collaborated, produced, and starred in all of their work.
Recently, Jessalyn took a hiatus from auditioning to focus on writing, producing, and starring in Assemblage of Nouns’ first feature film: Maggie Black. She set out to write a role that she was interested in playing in a film that she would want to see. With post-production wrapping up the film will likely hit festivals in early 2017.
Jessalyn graduated cum laude from Wellesley College with a BA in English and Theatre. She also trained at The London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art and The British American Drama Academy. Jessalyn won the Wellesley Playwriting Competition, The Isabella Eastman Frisk Performance Prize for Acting, and was the recipient of the 2006 National Endowment for the Arts Short Play Award.
Name: Jessalyn Maguire
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: Assemblage of Nouns
Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor and Filmmaker
Film (Drama) Writer, Actor, Producer A successful, young writer's first pregnancy is overshadowed by her complicated relationship with reality. Written by AON
Aunt, Sister, Daughter, Cousin, Niece
Film (Comedy, Drama and Short) Actor A young woman, on vacation with her very extended family, struggles to find her find her place.
Being Richard Kensington
Film (Comedy and Short) Actor An opportunistic hotel bartender is mistaken to be a suave international businessman by the woman of his dreams.
Film (Comedy and Short) Actor Faced with the prospect of a true connection, lonely and insecure Brad scrambles to save his relationship before it even starts.
Television (Sci-Fi) Actor Add a Plot »
Video (Drama) Actor Charles Aston, the dynamic leader of Aston International Consulting, gathers his executive team in London to make the startling announcement that he plans to retire. Who will replace him? Will it be the steady, experienced Eric Kho, who heads AIC's Tokyo office? Sandra Garin, the top female executive who would sacrifice almost anything for the firm? Or will Charles decide to keep the business in the family and appoint his irresponsible yet talented nephew? The film follows the change of power and the individuals that rise and fall as a result of his decision. When Joan Brooks, a rising executive at AIC, finally gets the career opportunity of a lifetime her relative inexperience threatens the whole operation. Written by Conall Ryan
Film (Short) Actor Set on Hampstead Heath on a summer's dawn 3 unrelated stories interlace. Ben wants to run away, get some peace - be alone. Gideon, Lilac and Jim have been out all night, not yet ready for bed, their love triangle unresolved. Andrew is in love with Valerie, but will his love be requited? A film about fleeting moments and the love just beyond our reach. Written by Nitzan Sharron
Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)