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

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“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

“Plotzke was marvelous. She hit every note perfectly in her evolution. She is an actress ready to become the centerpiece of even larger productions.” –G. Rawlinson, Daily Herald

“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. The best thing about her performance is how she makes the Devil not only seductive, but attractive. 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. 

Jennifer Plotzke is an award winning actress and producer with a career that includes both stage and screen. Most recently she appeared in the film Fizzle, directed by Jeremiah Kipp. In the past few years, she has completed multiple roles in independent films including The Red LotusMy Dinner With SchwartzeyLost + Found and Perfect and currently has five films, a television pilot and a web series on the festival circuit as both a producer and actress. She received a Best Actress award for her role in The Red LotusBest Actress nomination for her work in Uneffable and Mindfull has been awarded two Best Ensemble awards. She has worked on twenty independent films and two pilots as a producer. Her film Uneffable was awarded Best New Jersey Comedy and Mindfull has won multiple awards including Best Film, Best Short, Best Concept and Best of Fest. My Dinner With Schwartzey was awarded Best Dramedy at the Manhattan Film Festival and was a finalist at both Oaxaca Film Festival and Bermuda International Film Festival. Her upcoming film Puppet Seizure is due out this summer, From Venus With Love is in pre-production and Perfect and How Am I Doing recently had their New York premieres. Lost + Found premiered this spring at the Garden State Film Festival and The Long Commute screened at the Beaufort International Film Festival.

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

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