A graduate of the University of Florida, Jes Macallan’s interest in the arts began early. A classically
trained dancer, she studied from the age of three for 18 years and still practices today. She later
modeled in Miami, New York and Milan while earning a bachelors degree in International Marketing
from the University of Florida with a study abroad term at the prestigious Bocconi University in Milan.
After graduation she lived in Los Angeles for a few years gaining traction booking commercials and
learning the “business of the business” working for casting directors and interning for executives. She
then relocated to New York City for an intensive Meisner based study program at the Maggie Flanigan
Studio. With a strong foundation she returned to Los Angeles and began working full time as an actor.
Jes is currently a major recurring role in season three of the CW show “Legends of Tomorrow” as Ava
Sharpe, the no-nonsense time bureau agent and White Canary’s love interest, played by Caity Lotz.
Jes was also series lead on the ABC network show “Mistresses”, playing the outlandish comedic relief
and fan favorite character, Josslyn Carver, for four seasons.
While on hiatus from “Mistresses”, Jes starred in the film, “The Mentor”, released in 2014, starred in
the sci-fi thriller “Thirst”, released in 2015, headlined a rom-com Christmas film, “Married by
Christmas”, released Christmas 2016, and was one of the leads in an ensemble cast for the digital film
series, “Relationship Status”, Executive Produced by Milo Ventimiglia and StyleHaul, which screened
in 2017 at the Tribeca Film Festival with critical accolades and a nationwide release on Verizon’s new
digital media platform Verizon Go90.
Macallan’s past television credits include the pilot “Crash and Burn”, executive produced by Tony
Hawk, the series “Red Band Society”, for Fox Network, “Shameless”, “NCIS: Los Angeles”,
“Justified”, “The Protector”, and “Grey’s Anatomy”. Jes’s past film credits include “Kiss me”, directed
by Jeff Probst, with John Corbett, Rita Wilson, and Sarah Bolger, “Being Bin Laden” written by Ricky
Blitt (co-producer of Family Guy) and the independent feature “Ocean’s 7-11”.
She is an ambassador for the Best Friends Animal Society, and a heavy supporter and participator in
the “Rally For Kids With Cancer” charity events to support pediatric cancer research, and the children
and their families at SickKids Hospital in Toronto, Canada.