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Krysten Alyce Ritter

December 16, 1981 (1981-12-16) (age 39)
Nationality American
Occupation Actress, musician, writer, model
Years active 2001–present

Krysten Alyce Ritter (born December 16, 1981) is an American actress, musician, writer and model. She is best known for her roles as lead superheroine Jessica Jones on the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Jessica Jones and the crossover miniseries The Defenders, Jane Margolis on the AMC drama series Breaking Bad and Chloe on the ABC comedy series Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23. She has also had roles in the television series Veronica Mars, Gilmore Girls and Gossip Girl. She has also acted in movies such as What Happens in Vegas (2008), 27 Dresses (2008), She's Out of My League (2010), Veronica Mars (2014) and Big Eyes (2014).

Ritter is one half of indie rock duo Ex Vivian, performing guitar and singing. Her first novel, Bonfire, a psychological thriller was released on November 7, 2017.

Ritter was born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. She grew up on a farm outside Shickshinny, Pennsylvania. She is of German, Scottish and English ancestry. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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