November 17, 1971
49 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm tall
58 kg | 128 lbs
7.5 US | 38 EU
Jennifer Robertson was born in Vancouver, Canada, on November 17, 1971, is a Canadian actress.
Young Jennifer Robertson began her professional acting career in 1998.
She made her big screen debut in comedy drama film Sassy Pants (2012) in role as Misty.
She got her television debut in comedy series SketchCom (1998) in episode "The Bobroom and Pale by Comparison".
Her breakthrough performance came as Jocelyn Schitt in CBC sitcom Schitt's Creek (2015–2020).
She won the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Performance by a Female – Film for her role as Illeana in Disney Channel original movie Twitches (2005).
She wrote and starred in role as Lead in comedy film To Die 4 (2004), for which she was nominated for the 5th Canadian Comedy Award for Television – Pretty Funny Writing – Special or Episode.
Relative Chaos (2006) comedy opposite Christopher Gorham and Nicholas Brendon
Holiday Joy (2016) comedy with Bailee Madison and Sandy Jobin-Bevans
Undercover Grandpa (2017) action comedy opposite James Caan, Jessica Walter and Paul Sorvino
Single All the Way (2021) romantic drama comedy in role as Lisa, opposite Michael Urie and Philemon Chambers
She wrote and starred in CBC comedy show This Hour Has 22 Minutes (2003–2004), for which she was nominated for the 8th Writers Guild of Canada Award for Best Comedy & Variety and 19th Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series.
She wrote and starred in Canadian sketch comedy television series Comedy Inc. (2003–2010), for which she was nominated for the7th Canadian Comedy Award for Best Performance by a Female – Television and a 22nd Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series.
She was nominated for five Canadian Screen Awards for Best Supporting Actress, Comedy for her role as Jocelyn Schitt in CBC sitcom Schitt's Creek (2015–2020), also she won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
The Seán Cullen Show (2003) CBC sitcom in role as Betty
The 1/2 Hour News Hour (2007) Fox news satire show in role as Jennifer Lange
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2010-2011) CTV teen drama series in role as Cece Goldsworthy
Wingin' It (2010-2012) Canadian teen sitcom in role as Angela Montclaire
Little Mosque on the Prairie (2012) CBC sitcom in role as Poppy
Mr. D (2010-2012) CBC comedy series in role as Kate
She hosted reality game show Canada's Handyman Challenge (2013-2014).
Ginny & Georgia (2021) Netflix comedy drama series in role as Ellen Baker
She is a daughter of comedian Bob Robertson and actress Linda Cullen.
Has brother, Patrick.
She is five years older than Tim Rozon who played her son Mutt Schitt on Schitt’s Creek.
She did voiceover work for video game "Scarface: The World Is Yours" (2006).
She was engaged to software engineer Andrew Homeyer (2019).
She was married to businessman Gerald Cotten, they have a daughter, Lola.