About Jenn

Strong. Funny. Vivacious.

“Jenn Plotzke is director-proof. Any note you give, she incorporates in a nuanced and skillful way. Whenever we shot a scene with her, I somehow felt swept right off my feet. Dazzling. Charismatic. Funny and bold. A tremendous actress.” –Jeremiah Kipp, director of Fizzle and Lost + Found

Plotzke was marvelous. She hit every note perfectly in her evolution. She is an actress ready to become the centerpiece of even larger productions.

“Seriously, though, Jennifer Plotzke is absolutely stellar here. She takes Milton/Sweeney’s dialogue and turns it into an absolute work of cinematic art.” –Richard Propes, The Independent Critic

“Given the complexity of Milton’s language, Lost + Found would be inaccessible to most audiences but for the excellent performance of Jennifer Plotzke. Her portrayal is powerful, yet nuanced. Milton’s poem is ground zero for why many of us prefer the sexiness and sultriness…Plotzke captures this expertly, and I applaud her for the sweet perfection of her Satan.” –P Owen Fasso, Death Ensemble (review of Lost + Found)


Originally from the Windy City, Jennifer grew up on stage and studied theatre and performance in Chicago before packing up and heading east to make her way into film and television. She is an Actress, Producer, Director of Mentorship for the Catalyst Institute, Founder of Poor Monster Productions and Creative Team Executive at IFT Network.  

Jennifer Plotzke is an award winning actress and producer with a career that includes both stage and screen. Now appearing The Blacklist (NBC), The Sex Lives of College Girls (HBO Max), on PBS in Lost + Found and opposite Peter Friedman (Succession) and Geoffrey Owens (The Cosby Show) in the film Fizzle directed by Jeremiah Kipp. In the past few years, she has also starred in My Dinner With SchwartzeyPerfect and the award winning series, Awkwardly, created by Nikki Coble. She received a Best Actress award for her role in The Red LotusBest Actress nomination for her work in Uneffable, Fizzle was awarded Best Ensemble at both the Independent Shorts Awards in Los Angeles and the Chain Film Festival in New York and My Dinner With Schwartzey recently won a Best Ensemble award at the French Independent Film Festival. She has worked on over twenty independent projects as a producer, including a tv pilot, How Am I Doing? which was nominated for Best Long Form Pilot at the Soho International Film Festival and was also selected to screen at the Academy Award Qualifying Hollyshorts Film Festival in Los Angeles. She has several projects in development for 2022 including a feature film thriller, Trinities.

When she’s not performing, Jennifer keeps herself occupied as a painter. She loves travel, yoga, food and wine!


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