Jes Macallan

Jes Macallan is a Los Angeles based actress, writer, director. She currently stars in the television show "DC's Legends of Tomorrow."

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  • Olympus
  • Roma Boots

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  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Editing

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Jes Macallan


Jes Macallan's interest in the arts began early. A classically trained dancer, she studied from the age of three and still practices today. She later modeled in Miami, New York, and Milan while earning a bachelors degree in International Marketing from the University of Florida with a study abroad term at the prestigious Bocconi University in Milan. She then relocated to New York City for an intensive Meisner based graduate acting program at the Maggie Flanigan Studio.

She is currently starring in "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" as Ava Sharpe, and the show was was recently renewed for a seventh season. Jes previously starred for four seasons in ABC's drama series "Mistresses". She also starred in the pilot "Crash and Burn", executive produced by Tony Hawk and has guest-starred in numerous other series, including "Red Band Society", "NCIS: Los Angeles", "Grey's Anatomy", "Shameless", "Justified", “The Protector" and more.

Macallan has starred in multiple films such as the book adaptation of "An Uncommon Grace", family drama "The Mentor", science fiction thriller, "Thirst", romantic comedy Christmas film, "The Engagement Clause", and was one of the leads in an ensemble cast for the digital film series, "Relationship Status", Executive Produced by Milo Ventimiglia and StyleHaul, which screened in 2017 at the Tribeca Film Festival with critical accolades and a nationwide release on Verizon's digital media platform Verizon Go90.

She was accepted to the highly competitive Warner Bros. Directing program and upon graduation was given the opportunity to direct “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and she hopes for the perfect marriage of directing, acting, writing, and producing to begin collaboration with colleagues and developing her own projects and to direct future episodic television.

Previously, Macallan also wrote, produced, and directed her passion project; a micro budget short film, “SELF, E", which was well received at many film festivals. She also co-wrote the film "12 DAYS" with fellow actor and friend Jerry O'Connell, which is in negotiations to be sold and produced.

She is an ambassador for Best Friends Animal Society and supports many other animal rescues including Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation and Bella Vita Animal Rescue out of Los Angeles. She is also a supporter and participator in the "Rally For Kids With Cancer" charity events to support pediatric cancer research and the children and their families at SickKids Hospital in Toronto, Canada.