Friday, November 23, 2007
One to Watch: Jessica Szohr
(Photo Credit: gossipgirl.tv)
Jessica Szohr can currently be seen playing Vanessa on the hit series "Gossip Girl". Her character is Dan Humphrey's (played by Penn Badgley) best friend. Through she is relatively new to acting she has been on quite a few shows including popular shows such as Disney's "That's So Raven", Nickelodeon's "Drake and Josh", The WB's "What I like About You", and ABC's "My Wife and Kids".
Even though it was short lived series, Jessica was in a few episodes of the second season of "What about Brian" which starred Barry Watson (from 7th Heaven) playing his neighbor and potential love interest, Laura. But her two recurring roles on "Gossip Girl" and "CSI: Miami" are really getting her noticed by fans and insiders. On "CSI: Miami" she plays Samantha Barrish the new A.V. Tech Specialist. Szohr was also in the horror movie "Somebody Help Me" which starred Omarion Grandberry, Marques Houston, Christopher Jones and Alexis Fields.
Besides acting, this up-and-coming actress is also a model and has recently appeared in two music videos: Matt White's "Best Days" and American Idol alum Chris Daughtry's "Over You". Keep an eye on Jessica Szohr, she sure to become a household name.