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Krysten Ritter

Krysten Ritter is renowned for her portrayal of Jessica Jones in the acclaimed Netflix series “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” (2015), which garnered numerous accolades including Peabody, Hugo, and Emmy Awards. Ritter’s compelling performance earned her nominations for prestigious awards such as the Critics Choice and Saturn Awards, along with wins at the Webby Awards and Glamour’s Best International TV Actress Award. Critics and audiences alike have praised the groundbreaking depiction of Jessica Jones, a reluctant anti-super-heroine grappling with alcoholism and PTSD, refusing to be defined by past trauma.

She reprised her role as Jessica Jones in “The Defenders” (2017) and the second season of the eponymous series. Ritter’s diverse acting career includes notable roles such as Jane Margolis in AMC’s “Breaking Bad” (2008), the lead in “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23” (2012), and appearances in films like “Big Eyes” (2014) directed by Tim Burton, and “Listen Up Philip” (2014). Additionally, she has showcased her talents in television shows like “Veronica Mars” (2014) and “The Blacklist” (2013), as well as feature films including “Confessions of a Shopaholic” (2009) and “She’s Out of My League” (2010).

Krysten Ritter

Originating from a small-town farm in rural Pennsylvania, Ritter commenced her career as a model at the age of 15, later expanding into various artistic endeavors including writing, producing, and fashion design. In 2012, she founded her production company, Silent Machine, dedicated to championing complex female protagonists.

When not working, Ritter splits her time between New York and Los Angeles with her beloved dog, Mikey.

Krysten Alyce Ritter


  • Marvel’s Jessica Jones (2015 – 2019)
  • Breaking Bad (2008 – 2013 )
  • Don’t Trust the B—- In Apartment 23 (2012 – 2014 )
  • She’s Out of My League (2010)
  • Love & Death (2023)
  • Orphan Black: Echoes (Since 2023)
  • Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
  • Nightbooks (2021)
  • The Defenders (2017)
  • Vamps (2012)


  • Full Name: Krysten Alyce Ritte
  • Born: December 16, 1981
  • Birth Place: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Parents: Garry Ritter, Kathi Taylor
  • Education: Northwest Area Middle School/High School

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