Jordana Brewster Career Milestones
Born: Jordana Brewster
Birth Place: April 26, 1980
Birth Place: Panama City, Panama
Height: 5′ 7″ (1,7 m)
Jordana Brewster’s talent, beauty and natural screen presence have etched her a permanent place in Hollywood in both film and television. Most recently, Brewster starred in Fast & Furious, the fourth installment of the blockbuster Fast and the Furious franchise. Brewster was also recently seen on the small screen as Dr. Jill Roberts on the NBC series Chuck.
Some of Brewster’s past credits include the lead role in the 2007 ABC pilot Mr. and Mrs. Smith; starring in Justin Lin’s Annapolis, opposite James Franco; and Nearing Grace, an indie film adapted from Scott Sommer’s novel, which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in July 2005.
In 2006, Brewster starred in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, directed by Jonathan Liebesman for New Line Cinema, and was seen in the Sundance hit D.E.B.S., based on Angela Robinson’s comedy short, which was released by Samuel Goldwyn Films in March 2005.
Prior to that, Brewster starred in Universal Pictures’ box-office hit The Fast and The Furious, for director Rob Cohen, and in the science-fiction thriller The Faculty, for director Robert Rodriguez. Brewster also starred alongside Cameron Diaz, Blythe Danner and Christopher Eccleston in The Invisible Circus, for director Adam Brooks, which premiered at Sundance in 2001. She also received critical praise for her work in the highly rated NBC miniseries The ’60s.
Brewster sharpened her acting skills on the daytime drama As the World Turns, during which she divided her time between high school and her role as Nikki Munson on the Emmy Award-winning series. She took some time off after The Fast and The Furious to complete her degree at Yale University, and graduated in 2003 with a degree in English. She has lived in Brazil, England and New York and currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband.