Jennifer Aspen
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Biographical Information
Date of Birth: October 9, 1973 (age 42)
Origin: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Years active: 1995–present
Show Information
Character(s): Mandy Greenwell (older)
Season(s): Season One
Show Status: Inactive

Jennifer C. Aspen is an American actress, best known for her roles as Daphne Jablonsky in Fox teen drama Party of Five (1998–2000), as Trina Hamilton in ABC Family comedy Rodney (2004–2006), as Kendra Giardi in the first season Fox series Glee and as Sharon Peacham on ABC comedy-drama GCB (2012). She also played Stephanie Chapman on Two and a Half Men.

She portayed the recurring role of Mandy Greenwell in Season One of Scream Queens.


Aspen was born in Richmond, Virginia, and resides in Los Angeles. She attended the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, where she received a BA in Theater. She then studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse.

Aspen made her debut in 1995, and later began playing guest-starring roles in number of television shows, like Hope and Gloria, Beverly Hills, 90210 and Married... with Children. In 1996, she made her film debut with a co-starring role in the family comedy A Very Brady Sequel and horror film Sometimes They Come Back... Again. She also guest-starred in Will & Grace, Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Supernatural, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Private Practice.

Aspen had series regular role in the Fox teen drama series Party of Five from 1998 to 2000. In 2001, she starred in the short-lived sitcom Bob Patterson. From 2004 to 2006, she starred in the ABC sitcom Rodney opposite Rodney Carrington. The series was canceled after two seasons. In 2009, she appeared in a recurring role of Fox comedy series Glee, as Kendra Giardi.

In 2011, Aspen was cast as one of leads in ABC comedy series GCB. The series debuted on ABC in mid-season, on March 4, 2012 and was cancelled after single season. She later starred as lead in the independent comedy Nowhere Girl, and appeared in 2013 Lifetime movie, The Wrong Woman. She also appeared in Kristin Chenoweth's music video for I Want Somebody (Bitch About). In 2015, she has been cast on Devious Maids portraying the role of Sandra. In 2015, she appeared as Mandy Greenwell on Season One of Fox's horror-comedy TV series Scream Queens.

Aspen married her longtime boyfriend of nine years, David O'Donnell, on September 3, 2006. She is a practicing Scientologist. She adopted a baby girl, Charlotte Sofia O'Donnell was born June 10, 2012.


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Step by Step Pepper ("Lil Sister Dontcha")
Married with Children' Jamie ("Guess Who's Coming to Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner")
Beverly Hills, 90210 Runaway Girl ("Squash It")
Hope & Gloria ("A Fine ROM-ance")
New York Daze ("Leg, Lies and Videotape")
Weird Science Sharon 1995 - 1996 ("Bikini Camp Slasher", "Swallow 13")
1996 Chicago Hope Tracey White ("A Day in the Life")
Living Single Irene ("School's Out Forever")
The Secret She Carried Toni TV movie
Brotherly Love Melanie Marcos ("Other People")
A Very Brady Sequel Kathy Lawrence
Sometimes They Come Back... Again Maria Moore Video
In the House Mrs. Jones ("To Die For")
1997 Alright Already Debbie ("Again with the Sponge Cake")
Changing Habits Art Store Customer
Claude's Crib Julie 9 episodes
NYPD Blue Candice ("Taillight's Last Gleaming")
The Others Vicky Myers
1998 Party of Five Daphne Jablonsky/Daphne Jablonski 1998 - 2000 (36 episodes)
House Rules Terry ("Twisted Sister")
The Pretender Anna Roemer ("Indy Show")
Screwed: A Hollywood Bedtime Story Susie Felton
Venus on the Hard Drive Pam
2000 FreakyLinks Vikki ("Subject: Three Thirteen")
Some Common Things That Happen to Corpses Jennifer Oberon
2001 Vanilla Sky Nina uncredited
Bob Patterson Janet 5 episodes
See Jane Run
2002 The King of Queens Samantha ("Flash Photography")
The Court (TV Series) Emily ("Back in the Bottle", "Stay")
Will & Grace Sarah ("Dyeing Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard")
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Stacy Cano/Mrs. Ramsey ("Fight Night", "Wild Life")
2003 Line of Fire Jolene Fleming ("Mockingbird")
Karen Sisco Angie Stoller ("Dear Derwood")
The Lyon's Den Tara Barrington ("Blood", "Things She Said")
The Agency Livia - Lex's Ex-friend ("Coventry")
Friends Michelle ("The One Where Monica Sings")
2004 The Ranch Shayna TV movie
L.A. Twister Mindy
Come to Papa Karen ("The Tire Guy", "The Pep Talk", "The Salad", "The Crush")
Rodney Trina Hamilton 2004 - 2006 (44 episodes)
2005 Guy in Row Five Sarah
2006 Grey's Anatomy Elena ("Don't Stand So Close to Me")
Welcome to the Jungle Gym TV movie
2007 Mr. Woodcock Cindy the Realtor
The Closer Valerie Henry ("Til Death Do Us Part: Part I", "Til Death Do Us Part: Part II")
The Frolic Leslie Munck short
Boston Legal Maureen Fleming ("The Good Lawyer")
Shark April George ("Starlet Fever")
2008 Eli Stone Dr. Leila Maxford ("Patience")
Struck short
Criminal Minds Laurie Ann Morris ("A Higher Power")
Family Man TV movie
2009 Glee Kendra Giardi 3 episodes
2010 Unanswered Prayers Jeanette TV movie
Supernatural Marcy Ward ("Weekend at Bobby's")
Melon video short
2011 Private Practice Lara ("Two Steps Back")
$#*! My Dad Says Mary ("Goodson Goes Deep")
Handsome Sportz Klub Gretal Tokamelz ("Making ze video for 'Raza Skoota'")
Paul the Male Matchmaker Leslie ("First Impressions Are Everything!")
2012 Girl Vs. Monster Julie Lewis TV movie
GCB Sharon Peacham (10 episodes)
Harry's Law Tina Stanhope ("Breaking Points")
2013 Untitled Tad Quill Project Jennifer TV movie and completed
Franklin & Bash Rayanne Gardner ("By the Numbers")
The Wrong Woman Alice TV movie
Two and a Half Men Stephanie ("Clank Clank, Drunken Skank")
2014 Damaged Goods Alexis TV Movie
Nowhere Girl Michelle
2015 Holiday Breakup Mandy post-production
His Secret Family Emily
Devious Maids Sandra ("The Turning Point")
Scream Queens Mandy Greenwell Recurring role



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