Saturday, February 18, 2012
ACTING SPOTLIGHT - JEANETTE ROXBOROUGH
Jeanette Roxborough grew up in the small town of Lindsay Ontario, Canada. A Provincial Level Figure Skating competitor, Roxborough is a highly accomplished martial artist with a third degree black belt in Shotokan Karate which has attained her National and International success. With a childhood history of performing Roxborough moved to the city of Toronto to pursue her long term passion for the arts. Roxborough has acted and appeared in various films & TV shows such as the nationally released film (Bare Knuckles) along side Martin Kove & Chris Mulkey the film which gained Roxborough the coveted award for best leading actress at the 2009 Downbeach Film Festival Atlantic City Cinefest, Walt Disney’s Angels in the Outfield, Death in Havana, Antigone, Mutant X, Tensions, Stuck in the Middle and the stage & theater productions such as Summer & Smoke, Frankie & Johnny and Extremities. Roxborough has also appeared in numerous print ads and national television commercials.
With Roxborough’s experience as an expert martial artist that gained her national acclaim, it has led to years of professional stunt work. Roxborough has Stunt doubled for Yancy Butler on the widely watched TV show (Witchblade), Tanya Clarke for (Death Warrior), Denise Richards for (Undercover Brother), Wendy Anderson for the TV Movie (Weapon), Golden Globe Nominee Jennifer Love Hewitt for (The Tuxedo) and most recently Melissa George for the Stephen King mini series (Bag of Bones) on A&E. Roxborough has also worked on stunts for the blockbuster (16 Blocks) with Bruce Willis, Bulletproof Monk, Red Lights, Witchslayer, Bare Knuckles, the TV movie Pretend You Don't See Her and the TV series Mutant X.
Jeanette Roxborough is fluent in ASL (American Sign Language)
IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0970075