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Jenna Dewan

Born: December 3, 1980, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Jenna Lee Dewan-Tatum is an American actress and dancer. 


She began her career as a background dancer for artists including Missy Elliott, Janet Jackson, and Christina Aguilera. She is best known for her role as Nora in the film Step Up. She has also appeared in the short-lived NBC series The Playboy Club and had a recurring role on the FX series American Horror Story: Asylum. Dewan-Tatum has been married to actor Channing Tatum since 2009 and currently stars on the Lifetime series Witches of East End. 

Dewan-Tatum was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Nancy Bursch Smith (née Bursch) and Darryll Dewan, who was a running back on the 1972 Notre Dame football team. Her father is of Lebanese and Polish descent and her mother is of German and English ancestry. Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother remarried Claude Brooks Smith. 

During high school at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas, Dewan-Tatum was a varsity cheerleader. She graduated in 1999 and was voted prom queen her senior year. She went to the University of Southern California and was a member of the California Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi. 

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Poster of The Wedding Year
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The Wedding Year (2019)

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Comedy |
USA |
| 90 Min

A commitment-phobic 27-year old’s relationship is put to the test when she and her boyfriend attend 7 weddings in the same year.

53 2019 90
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Slightly Single in L.A. (2013)

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| 88 Min

Dale was excited to move to L.A., but everything in her life - work, friends, romance - is going wrong. Now she's caught in a love triangle with her best friend and a guy from her past, and turning her luck around will take a huge leap of faith.

44 2013 88
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Witches of East End (2013)

TV Show
USA |
| 60 Min

Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches -- who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day lives in Long Island's secluded seaside town of East Haven. When Freya becomes engaged to a young, wealthy newcomer, a series of events forces Joanna to admit to her daughters they are, in fact, powerful and immortal witches.

77 2013 60
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She Made Them Do It (2012)

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\She Made Them Do It\ follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.

63 2012 90
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The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)

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Adventure |
Western |
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| 108 Min

In 1870s Texas, a ruthless bounty hunter and an Irish desperado flee the law with a young criminal claiming to possess a treasure more valuable than gold. Crossing paths with some of the West’s most notorious figures, the three outlaws fight for their lives in the pursuit of fame and fortune. Fueled by an ensemble cast and inspired by actual events, THE LEGEND OF HELL’S GATE blends legend and history into a Western spectacle that recounts a treacherous existence in post Civil War Texas.

44 2011 108
Poster of Earth Made of Glass
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Earth Made of Glass (2011)

Documentary
| 87 Min

Chronicling the search for truth and peace in post-genocide Rwanda. Director Deborah Scranton explores issues of peace, retribution, accountability and justice, ultimately discovering a blueprint for ending the cycle of violence. Examining the personal and political repercussions of the deadly conflict in this east African country.

79 2011 87
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The Playboy Club (2011)

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| 45 Min

The Playboy Club is an American television series that ran on NBC from September 19 to October 3, 2011. Set in 1961, the series centers on the employees of the original Playboy Club operating in Chicago. The Playboy Club was canceled on October 4, 2011, after three episodes aired, due to the low ratings it was obtaining. It was the first cancellation of the 2011–12 television season. NBC continued to film the series until October 10, 2011, hoping to sell the series to another network. Both Playboy magnate Hugh Hefner and show creator Chad Hodge have expressed hope that the series will be picked up by Bravo. When production wrapped on October 10, 2011, Hodge and Laura Benanti both confirmed that they had finished seven episodes, including the pilot. Benanti further stated that the seventh episode has two endings, one of which is more final to the series.

66 2011 45
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The Jerk Theory (2009)

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An aspiring recording artist, Adam, is burned by a bad relationship experience and decides that if women won't respond to the \nice guy\ then he'll be \the jerk.\ This is wildly successful with meaningless relationships, but when Adam meets and falls for Molly, who doesn\t fall for his jerk routine, Adam is forced to reconsider his dating philosophy.

56 2009 93
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The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009)

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| 95 Min

A presumed-dead man's current wife and former wives squabble over his funeral arrangements.

52 2009 95
Poster of Step Up
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Step Up (2006)

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USA |
| 104 Min

Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore1s tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore1s ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts

65 2006 104
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The Grudge 2 (2006)

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Thriller |
USA |
| 102 Min

In Tokyo, a young woman (Tamblyn) is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister (Gellar). The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt to unlock its secret to save their lives.

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Poster of Take the Lead
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Take the Lead (2006)

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A former professional dancer volunteers to teach dance in the New York public school system. While his background first clashes with his students' tastes, together they create a completely new style of dance. Based on the story of ballroom dancer Pierre Dulane.

66 2006 108



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