Jessica Stroup Biography
Famous scream queen Jessica Stroup was born on 23rd October in the year 1986. She is an American film and television actress and comedian. Currently, she stars as Max Hardy in The Following. She is most known for her role in the series 90210, as Erin Silver. She has starred in various horror flicks such as The Hills Have Eyes 2, Vampire Bats, Left in Darkness, Prom Night and others, which made her known as a scream queen.
She was born in Anderson, South Carolina, United States as Jessica Leigh Stroup. Her mother is Judith, a former ‘Miss North Carolina’ and father Don Stroup was a senior vice president at Wachovia. Although, she was born there, she spent most of her early years in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has an older brother Dave Stroup. Her mother influenced her to take up modeling and following her mother’s path, she started modeling at the age of 15. She graduated from high school in 2004 from Providence High School. She then earned a scholarship to University of Georgia. She bid farewell to her education in order to pursue a career in acting.
She debuted into the TV with guest appearance on Unfabulous in 2005. Since then she has acted in numerous TV series both as a guest and regular cast and also got a chance to act in a number of movies. She was cast as the female lead in the 2007 film, The Hills Have Eyes 2, which was a sequel to The Hills Have Eyes and also a remake of the 1997 film of the same name. The film was a success and grossed more than $67 million all over the world. She became a regular cast of the series 90210, in April 2008, as Erin Silver. The series added a lot to her fame and made her a household name. She even received a Sparkling Performance award at the Young Hollywood Awards, in 2010. She has acted in number of movies such as Pray For Morning, School for Scoundrels, Broken, The Christmas, The Informers, Ted, Homecoming, and other. Likewise, she has made appearances in several TV roles including Zoey 101, Grey’s Anatomy, Reaper, True Blood, among others. She lend her voice for Family Guy and has been starring as Max Hardy in the series The Following, since 2014.
About her personal life, there isn’t much that has been disclosed. She chose to keep her private life away from the scrutiny of media. Despite that, she was once rumored to be a lesbian. She was in a relationship with Dustin Milligan. Her then boyfriend is a Canadian actor and her co-star of 90210. She started dating him from July 2008. They could not keep their relationship longer than 2 years and broke up on August 2010. She has not been married yet and has never been pregnant. She has a tattoo on the back of her neck and one on her wrist. She currently lives in her home in Los Angeles, California.
Jessica is of slim built and has a great height of 5 feet and 8 inches. She looks slim with her weight of 55 kg, she works out regularly and maintains a balanced diet to keep her shape in check. Her body measurements are 32-24-35 inches reveal that she has small breasts, flat, toned and round hips. She has stunning pair of legs and has the feet size of 9. She has appeared in a bikini several times for her show 90210 parading her hot body in tiny bikini. She has a set of dazzling blue eyes that contrast her dark brown hair. She is an active user of her Twitter account and her bio can be found on the IMDb website and Wikipedia.