Aug. 11th, 1987
Jemima West's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - King Guillaume
1999 - Joan of Arc
Guest TV Roles[Complete List]
Jemima West is an Anglo-French actress. She is bilingual, growing up most of her life in Paris, France. She is best known for her role as Rose in the Canal+ series Maison Close. She has also appeared in the second season of The Borgias as Vittoria.
West made her acting debut at the age of 10 and she starred in the 1999 film Joan Of Arc, directed by Luc Besson. She later on starred in the short film I’m an Actrice directed by Maiwenn, and also starred in the third season of the Canadian television series, 15 Love.
West later went on to star in the French television shows Ben & Thomas, Trouble Paradis and R.I.S. Police Scientifique, Josephine Ange Gardien which was followed by her second film role in King Guillaume, co-starring alongside Florence Foresti.
In 2009, West starred in Paradis Criminel, a two-part thiller mini-series entitled Who Killed Little Red Riding Hood as Louisa. The mini-series was written and directed by Serge Meynard and went on to win "Best mini-series" at the 2009 La Rochelle TV Film Festival, and garnered 3 million viewers on France 2 on August 22, 2012. The mini-series thus ranks as 8th best-rated fiction of the year on the channel.
In 2010, West scored a role in the French mini-series Maison Close, in which she presently stars in as Rose, a young country girl forced to work for her freedom in a brothel. She stars alongside Anne Charrier and Valérie Karsenti.
West played Isabelle Lightwood in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, a film adaptation of the first book in the New York Times bestselling series The Mortal Instruments, written by Cassandra Clare. West co-starred alongside Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, and Robert Sheehan. The film was released on August 21.
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