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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jessica Bendinger  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1966 in Oak Park, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Bendinger is a Chicago native.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bendinger is a novelist, screen writer and producer. She has written several films. She was also a writer and creative consultant for ''Sex and the City'' as well as a producer of the 2005 film ''The Wedding Date'' starring Debra Messing. She also wrote and directed ''Stick It'', released in April 2006 as her directorial debut. Bendinger is a former model who worked for designer Stephen Sprouse and appeared on the runway in the film ''Slaves of New York''. She was named by Glamour Magazine as one of Hollywood’s “Most Powerful Women Under 40” in 2005.

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