Diversity is something that the entertainment industry is starting to embrace in a real way. A variety of fresh voices are beginning to be heard, no matter what the color, gender or sexual orientation of the artist.
Two recent examples include Sandra Oh, the first Asian actress to be nominated for an Emmy award as a Leading Actress in a Drama Series; and playwright Young Jean Lee, the first Asian-American woman to premiere a play on Broadway.
This is a big step that others Asian artists are definitely looking to follow. One such actress hoping to ride the diversity wave is Kathy Huynh-Phan....
What do a devious girlfriend, eccentric party girl and a ditsy little pixie-like creature all have in common? They are all character’s Australian actress Jessica Dowdeswell is bringing to life on-screen in America.
Originally from the Gold Coast, Jessica got her first taste for acting recurring in the Jessica Alba lead TV series, “Flipper.” She went on to shine being named Miss Australia 2014-15 Queen of the Universe before making her way to Hollywood. Her credits also include indie films “Chastity Bites,” “Mr. Jones” and the TV movie “Malibu Shark Attack.”